SWING PARADISE 2017 PARTIES

Four hell-hot nights to dance your sins away

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Pre-Party on Thursday, Pure Swing Celebration on Friday and Saturday, Farewell Party on Sunday.

Friendly city, beautiful venues, swingin’ & stompin’ musicians make sure your feet won’t stop moving!

We plan to have a pre-party on Thursday for all early sinners

Thursday, April 6th, 2017
Black Sheep, Labdariu g. 3,
22.00 - ...
Swingin' music from local DJs
Buy a drink or three
THURSDAY PRE-PARTY

Perfect cozy bar to meet local dancers

FRIDAY PARTY

Meeting swingin’ friends at the fancy theatre

A historic theater used to held the Great Gatsby-like parties. This super classy place is dedicated now to fancy celebrations and classical music performances but they just couldn’t resist to let in Swing Paradise 2017 dancers again!

Friday, April 7th, 2017
J9 Vaidilos teatras, Jaksto g. 9
20.00 - 04.00
20.30 - 21.30 St. Louis Shag Taster Class

Rokas & Simona, two beautiful local swing dance teachers will teach a St. Louis Shag taster class. It’s an open class for dancers who want to have a taste of St. Louis Shag and learn a few moves.

Home Jazz Band feat. Milda Stasaitytė

Home Jazz Band is an innovative and playful traditional  jazz and swing band from Vilnius, Lithuania. They rediscovers old jazz songs and spices them up with New Orleans flavour hoping and jazz golden era swinging. This music will wake your heart up, make you smile and move your feet like it never did.

The Facepalmers

Our guests for Swing Paradise 2017 are coming from Moscow for the first time to Lithuania. The Facepalmers is a band born on swing dance parties. You can not sit listening to them – you should run out on the dance floor!

Balboa J'n'J prelims | Collegiate Shag J'n'J prelims

Registration at the venue. Participation fee – €0.
Balboa J’n’J prelims with Home Jazz Band live at 22.45.
Collegiate Shag J’n’J prelims with The Facepalmers live at 01.00.

Teachers' introduction
€20 at the door

There will be a bar providing drinks and snacks all night long.

Saturday, April 8th, 2017
J9 Vaidilos teatras, Jaksto g. 9
20.00 - 04.00
20.30 - 21.30 St. Louis Shag Taster Class

Rokas & Simona, two beautiful local swing dance teachers will teach a St. Louis Shag taster class. It’s an open class for dancers who want to have a taste of St. Louis Shag and learn a few moves.

The Schwings Band ft. Migloko

The band was created specially for our festival and for our local parties, dedicated completely for dancers only. A pure old school and modern swing entertainment experience mixed with gypsy and popular elements. People tend to mix them with the Postmodern Jukebox, but we only know THE SCHWINGS.

The Facepalmers

Our guests for Swing Paradise 2017 are coming from Moscow for the first time to Lithuania. The Facepalmers is a band born on swing dance parties. You can not sit listening to them – you should run out on the dance floor!

Performances

22.30 – 23.00

Balboa J'n'J finals | Collegiate Shag J'n'J finals

Balboa J’n’J finals with The Schwings Band live at 23.00.
Collegiate Shag J’n’J finals with The Facepalmers live at 00.30.

€25 at the door

There will be a bar providing drinks and snacks all night long.

SATURDAY PARTY

The Grand Party: more swing, more shows, competition finals

SUNDAY FAREWELL PARTY

History talk, epic dance battle and farewells

A home for all Lithuanian swing dancers Tamsta Club will be the perfect place to confess all the final swing sins.

Sunday, April 9th, 2017
Tamsta Club, A. Strazdelio g. 1
20.00 - 04.00
History Talk

A history talk with the legendary Marcus & Bärbl about Balboa and Shag will start around 8.30 pm

The Schwings Band

The Schwings Band is an ensemble of swing, vintage happy jazz, gypsy and Brazilian jazz. The band stands out by an authentic, original sound as well as sincere communication with the audience. A pulsating rhythm, unusual instrument combinations, artistry, positive and lively performance – all these aspects are what best define The Schwings Band, who will play some swingin’, original & original swingin’ tunes. Let’s see how dancers follow the lead of musicians.

Dance battle

Epic battle between Balboa, Collegiate Shag and St. Louis Shag -> more info

€15 at the door

Come with an attitude and get a fancy cocktail!

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PARTY PASS

All Swing
€50
Per Person

Friday

Saturday

& Sunday Parties

Tasters

PARTY PASS

Get PARTY PASS and get crazy every night until the last swingin’ tune