SWING PARADISE 2019 PARTIES

Four hell-hot nights to dance your sins away

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!

A pre-party on Thursday for all early sinners

Thursday, April 11th, 2019
What A Jazz dance studio, Kalvariju g. 24a
21.30 - 02.00
Home Jazz Band
Swingin' music from local DJs
No tickets at the door
THURSDAY PRE-PARTY

Perfect opportunity 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 2019 dancers again!

Friday, April 12th, 2019
J9 Vaidilos teatras, Jaksto g. 9
20.00 - 04.00
Talk at 20.30

“The Music of Lester Young and the Basie-ites: the inner workings of jazz & acoustic ensemble playing” with Tom Callens

Lester's Blues

A septet formed by Tom Callens, Lester’s Blues play the energetic effortless swinging style and music of 1930’s Count Basie and his sidemen’s small groups.

Mix & Match Prelims

Prelims for three different divisions: Balboa, Collegiate Shag and St. Louis Shag. Competitions are for free but have limited space of 30 couples. Please register at the party registration desk.

Teachers' introduction
No tickets at the door

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

Saturday, April 13th, 2019
J9 Vaidilos teatras, Jaksto g. 9
20.00 - 04.00
The Schwings Band

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.

Lester's Blues

A septet formed by Tom Callens, Lester’s Blues play the energetic effortless swinging style and music of 1930’s Count Basie and his sidemen’s small groups.

Performances
Mix & Match Finals

Balboa, Collegiate Shag and St. Louis Shag finals to live music

No tickets 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

Sunday, April 14th, 2019
J9 Vaidilos teatras, Jaksto g. 9
20.00 - 04.00
Talk at 20.30

“How Music Made People Dance” with Lord Mindaugas J. Bikauskas.

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.

Dance battle

Epic battle between Balboa, Collegiate Shag and St. Louis Shag.

No tickets at the door

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

hot!

PARTY PASS

€80
Per Person

Thursday
Friday
Saturday
& Sunday Parties

Party Passes are curently SOLD OUT.
There are still a few Full Passes left.

PARTY PASS

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