LIVE BANDS

Music all night long

We are very proud to present you with an absolutely amazing line-up for 2019. 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.

Ray Collins’ Hot–Club GER

For almost two decades Ray Collins’ Hot-Club is the number one band to represent the authentic feel of the 40s and 50s Jump Blues, Swing, Jive, and Rock’n’Roll. One of the grooviest rhythm sections, a powerful horn-section, and catchy tunes topped with a great voice makes everyone stomp their feet and clap their hands to their rocking beats. Their 12 albums hold mostly original songs and gave birth to many international classics like “Barefoot”, “Out of My Mind”, “Little House”, or “Bye Bye Paris”. Hot, hotter, Ray Collins’ Hot-Club!

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NP Big Band ITA

With their powerful sound, this 17-piece big band plays the great music of the famous Swing orchestras of the 30s and 40s. Original arrangements as well as rarities from Artie Shaw, Chick Webb, Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey and many others thrill dancers and music fans alike.

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Si Cranstoun UK

Si Cranstoun has been honing his vocal talent for many years. He has created a series of unbelievably catchy songs which really emphasise Si Cranstoun’s foot tapping expertise as well as most importantly a voice that literally stops you in your tracks. Si’s distinctive northern soul voice has seen him compared with legends such as Sam Cooke winning a huge number of fans around the world.

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Gentlemen & Gangsters SWE

Gentlemen & Gangsters play hot jazz with all the flair and sophistication of true gentlemen, coupled with the ruthless brutality of hardened gangsters. Like a devious conspiracy from a bygone era, this shady syndicate of jazz kingpins plot for world domination, spreading infectious jazz music.

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Jackson Sloan UK

One of England’s most fervent devotees of 40s and 50s American culture, Jackson fuses Jump Blues, Jive, Boogie Woogie, Swing and Rockin’ Roots music into a heady cocktail that built his reputation as an exceptionally talented and gifted frontman. Among many original songs “Kickin’ up the Dust”, “JukeboxSwing”, and “NextStopParadise” became floor fillers all over the world.

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Swing Shouters FRA

The Swing Shouters is an explosive band, bursting with a catching energy, rearrang- ing famous musical standards from the 20s to the 40s. They have a large musical repertoire focused on quintessential Swing music that originated from New Orleans and Rhythm & Blues extensions. Specially for Rock That Swing Lise Bourbon will enrich the band with the power of her voice.

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Jumpin’ Up ITA

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

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Nine Pennies ITA

The Nine Pennies bring back the sound of the era of the greatest dance orchestras and revive such stars like Bei- derbecke, Whiteman, Tumbauer or Goldkette. A great group for great music!

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Drew Davies Rhythm Combo USA/FRA

After having played over a thousand shows and recorded over twenty albums with artists such as Mike Sanchez, Kenny ‘Blues Boss’ Wayne, Jackson Sloan, or the Barcelona Big Blues Band, Drew Davies, one of Europes leading Rhythm’n’Blues sax players, pays tribute to the most influencial artist of the twentieth century: Louis Jordan. His six piece band will rock the dancefloor like it was 1952. So sit back, have a drink and let the good times roll!

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The Blind Rats ITA

The Blind Rats from Milano are a pocket version of a swing orchestra. Their swingin’ repertoire is inspired by 40s vocal harmonies as known from the Mills Brothers, Cats and the Fiddle, Quartetto Cetra, Barbershop songs, and swingin’ Gospels.

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Sugar Daddy & The Cereal Killers ITA

Their musical repertoire is based on Rhythm’n’Blues, Jive, Boogie Woogie, Swing and Rock’n’Roll and strongly influenced by unreleased songs and revisited versions of classic masterpieces from Muddy Waters, Ray Charles, Louis Prima and Little Richard. Under the leadership of Sugar Daddy, the band plays with high energy and impact and put up a fascinating and engaging show.

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Chris Aron & The Croakers GER
feat King D. AUT

King D. is a multitalent. He is a sin- ger, musician, DJ, event organizer, and dance teacher. He also performed with Cirque Rouge. On occasion of the “Day TheMusicDied”onFeb3,1959,theday that Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper died in a plane crash, King D. presents together with Chris Aron & The Croakers a special „Tribute Show“ with the best dance numbers of Buddy Holly and Co.
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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 always look for exciting new projects like „The Elvis Presley Show“ with Mark Summers and love a mix of Rockabilly, Country, and black Rhythm & Blues. They can take you back in time with classic 50s songs and excite you with their stunning original songs written by Chris Aron.
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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.
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