Mini Swede Swing Weekend

A razzle dazzle weekend in Ghent...

Parties

Thursday Night

Small pre-party: Birdy Bounce in the Manteca - Cataloniëstraat 2, 9000 Gent

Birdy Bounce will play 2 sets between 20h30 en 23h.  The Manteca is one of the many cozy jazz bars in the city center.   This is a small pub, place is very limited.

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Friday Night

't Mouvement bigband & DJ Kris

De Centrale: Turbinezaal (second floor) - Kraankindersstraat 2, 9000 Gent

20h30: Doors
20h45: Registration Solo competition
21h: Solo competition prelims + DJ Kris
22h: First set t' Mouvement
23h: Show time + solo finals + DJ Kris
24h: Second set 't Mouvement
01h: DJ Kris
03h: Goodnight

Saturday Night

Hornsgatan Ramblers & DJ Kris

De Centrale: Turbinezaal (second floor) - Kraankindersstraat 2, 9000 Gent

20h30: Doors
20h45: Registration J&J competition
21h: J&J Prelims + DJ Kris
22h: First set Hornsgatan Ramblers
23h: Show time + J&J finals + DJ Kris
23h25: Second set Hornsgatan Ramblers
00h: DJ Kris
00h30: Third set Hornsgatan Ramblers
01h15: Dj Kris
03h: Goodnight

Sunday Night

Marie Anne Standaert and her midnight jammers.

After party with live band at the legendary Missy Sippy, Klein Turkije 16, 9000 Ghent

For this occasion Marie Anne Standaert (local jazz legend, bandleader of Bigband 't Mouvement and the infamous Hop Sh Bam) brought together a bunch of talented musicians in a one-time only formation.  They will bring you swing and slow drag like no one else can.  We'll be finishing the weekend with a BAM. 

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21h: DJ Kris
22h: First set (3 sets total)

 

 

 

And then... who knows?