flourish 23 to 27 February 2017 Munich Lindy Hoppers

Live Bands

Music all night long

We are very proud to present you with an absolutely amazing line-up for 2016. Whether Swing, Rhythm’n’Blues, Hot Jazz, Boogie Woogie, or Jump Blues, all the fantastic bands and musicians will create special events and make sure that you will have the best time of your life.

Mike Sanchez

Mike Sanchez (UK)

Singer, pianist and guitarist Mike Sanchez is one of the most exciting and charismatic Rhythm’n’Blues performers of today. His indelible image as a frenetic front man, pumping powerful Boogie-Woogie from the piano, has won him fans from all over the world.


Hot Sugar Band

Hot Sugar Band (FRA)

The Hot Sugar Band is a real swingin’ time machine that captures the real spirit of Jazz. They take the audience right back to the golden age of Jazz and the 1930s ballrooms of Harlem. With genial arrangements they bring back to life classics by Fats Waller, Count Basie, or Fletcher Henderson.



Jumpin' Up (ITA)

Their music is an explosive mixture from the repertoires of Blues, Swing, and Rock’n’Roll, but above all from 50s Jive. Their main reference are Louis Jordan, Louis Prima, Sam Butera, Wynonie Harris, Roy Brown but also the Italian Renato Carosone and Fred Buscaglione. Like their role models they combine energetic and highly-gifted musicians with an incredible voice of their charismatic front man.


Jennie Lobel

Jennie Löbel (SWE)

The Swing Kings are top notch musicians that play mostly American Swing from the 1940s. With the memorable voice of Jennie, who has a passion for Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, and Bessie Smith, they create an unforgettable and distinctive sound that you enjoy listening and dancing to.


Jackson Sloan


One of England's most fervent devotees of 40s and 50s American culture, Jackson fuses Jump Blues, Jive, Swing and Rockin' Roots music into a heady cocktail. Among many original songs "Kickin’ up the Dust" and "Jukebox Swing" became floor fillers all over the world.


Giorgio Cuscito

Giorgio Cùscito & Swing Valley Band (ITA)

The Swing Valley Band invites you to the unique experience of a true Harlem renaissance of the 1930s listening to Duke Ellington, Jimmy Lunceford, Chick Webb, Count Basie, Louis Jordan, Cab Calloway and others directed by multi-instrumentalist and music arranger Giorgio Cùscito.


Swing Lyons

Swing Lyons (GER)

This 7-piece French-German band consistently extended their repertoire from virtuoso Gipsy sounds in the style of Django Reinhardt to Stomp Blues and classic Big Band numbers. They transport the audience straight back into the atmosphere of a Swing era night club.



FunTasten (GER)

With a hot mixture of Boogie Woogie, Blues, Rock’n’Roll and acrobatics this remarkable duo ensures excitement and a lot of groove. Ulli Venus and Stefan Eberle let the audience feel their passion and joy when playing the hottest music that ever was invented for the piano and the dance floor.


Chris Aron

Chris Aron & The Croakers (GER)

Chris Aron has assembled some of Munich’s finest musicians. They have made their name as a supporting band for stars like „Wanda Jackson“, “Mike Sanchez”, and “Linda Gail Lewis”. They can take you back in time with classic 50s songs, but also excite with their own original songs written by Chris Aron.


Sweet Simones

Sweet Simones (GER)

The 8 musicians play a range of Swing, Jazz and Jump Blues from the classics of the swingin’ 30s and 40s to the hot Neo-Swing of nowadays. They combine the pulsing energy of the big ballrooms with cool Las Vegas elegance.