Category Archives: Future Events

Jazz Evening at the National Trust’s Upton House & Gardens

Swinging Bass Band Upton House copyright
The Swinging Bass Band is playing at the National Trust’s Upton House & Gardens Summertime Jazz Night on Saturday 29th July 2017 from 7.00-9.00pm. Lots of music composed in the 1920′s and with the 5-piece band and you can join a short jazz taster dance class too.

Enjoy an evening of jazz music in the open air. Bring a picnic, treat yourself to a drink from the bar and relax on the grass on a lovely summer evening.
Book your ticket now!

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/upton-house-and-gardens

It’s a great summer to hear The Swinging Bass Band

Summer venues, The Swinging Bass Band
Yes, a great summer of live swing music!
Here are the summer dates for the The Swinging Bass Band & Trio – will be good to see you!
Saturday & Sunday 20 & 21st May. UPTON HOUSE, BANBURY. 1920′s theme. Public event.
Friday 21st July. PACKWOOD HOUSE, SOLIHULL. National Trust reception.
Sunday 23rd July. BLETCHLEY PARK, MILTON KEYNES. Pimms in the Park: The Fabulous Fifties. 12.00-4.00pm. Public event.
Saturday 29th July. UPTON HOUSE BANBURY. Jazz Night 7.00-9.00pm. Public event.
Thursday 10th August. LACOCK ABBEY, LACOCK, WILTSHIRE. Private reception.
Friday 11th August. LACOCK ABBEY, LACOCK, WILTSHIRE. Village event. 6.00-8.00pm
Sunday 20th August. BRINTON PARK, KIDDERMINSTER. Sunday afternoon: Music in the Park. 2.00-4.00pm. Public event.

The Swinging Bass Trio is to play at the National Trust’s Packwood House, near Solihull

The swinging Bass Band at Packwood House
The Swinging Bass Trio is to play at the National Trust’s Packwood House, near Solihull, in late July for a social evening and to thank their volunteers for their time and contributions. The trio, saxophone, keyboard & double bass, will play background music which will be tuneful, allow the guests to chat and add to the evening.

The Swinging Bass Band is at the National Trust’s Upton House & Gardens this weekend May 20th & 21st!

Band The Swinging Bass Band at Upton House & Gardens
SWINGING JAZZ WITH A 1920′s THEME.
The Swinging Bass Band is joining Upton House & Gardens near Banbury to celebrate the 1920′s this weekend. Catch the band each afternoon between 12.30 and 4.00pm.
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The Swinging Bass Quartet at the Mill Arts, Banbury, for a 30th Wedding Anniversary

The Swinging Bass Band at Mill Arts Banbury
The Swinging Bass Band at Mill Arts Banbury
The swinging Bass band at Mill Arts Banbury
The Swinging Bass Quartet has played at the Mill Arts Centre, Banbury, for a 30th Wedding Anniversary. It was a fantastic event, the room was decorated, the guests were well fed and ready to party.
We played background music while the chatted and enjoyed the buffet, then the band stepped up a gear and the guest came onto the floor and we saw some fantastic dancing!

The Swinging Bass Band booked to play for a wedding at Ansty Hall, Warwickshire.

The swinging Bass Band at Ansty Hall Coventry
It’s great that The Swinging Bass Band will be back again at Ansty Hall, Warwickshire, and so close to Coventry, to play for a wedding.
Featuring the some of the best Rat Pack, swing music, jazz and pop covers. On hand will be our vocalist Roy Forbes to work his magic and some of the best musicians from across the Midlands.
Looking forward to a great wedding reception!

The Swinging Bass Band is to play at Bletchley Park, Buckinghamshire.

The Swinging Bass Band at Bletchley Park
The Swinging Bass Band is to play at Bletchley Park, near Milton Keynes in July. The site of World War II code breakers! It’s a 1950′s themed event and we will play period Sinatra and Rat Pack classics with all the hits from the 50′s Rock and Roll Era! Hope to see you there!

De Montfort University, Leicester, is hosting a reception -The Swinging Bass Band is to play for it.

The swinging Bass Band at De Montfort University
The Swinging Bass Quartet is to play background music at an event hosted by De Montfort University, Leicester. We always play – so as not to disturb the conversation – some of the great melodic numbers written by Gershwin, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington – and many more!
The band has now played at about 400 social occasions, corporate gatherings, themed events & high-end weddings.
You can see the band live last summer at a recreated War Wedding Weekend at:

The Swinging Bass Quartet is to play for a 30th Wedding Anniversary at The Mill Arts Centre, Banbury, Oxfordshire.

The swinging Bass Band at Mill Arts Centre Banbury
The Swinging Bass Quartet, (sax, keyboard, double bass & drums) has been invited to play for a 30th Wedding Anniversary at The Mill Arts Centre in Banbury, Oxfordshire in April.
An excellent venue. The sort of place which we love to play in. Quiet music, adding to the mood, and without disturbing the conversation – that’s our thing!

https://www.themillartscentre.co.uk/

The Swinging Bass Trio is to play for a 30th Wedding Anniversary at Naomi’s Cafe Bar, Banbury.

The Swinging Bass Band at Naomis Cafe Bar Banbury
The Swinging Bass Trio, (sax, keyboard & double bass) will be playing for a 30th Wedding Anniversary at Naomi’s Cafe Bar in April.
An excellent intimate venue. The sort of place which we love to play in. Intimate music, adding to the mood, and without disturbing the conversation – that’s our thing!
www.TheSwingingBass.co.uk

http://naomicafebar.com/

The Swinging Bass 5-piece Band is to play for 2 nights at the National Trust’s Lacock Abbey and Village

The Swinging Bass 5-piece Band is to play at the National Trust’s Lacock Abbey and Village for two evenings in August. The 5-piece band will be there playing a great mix of swing music, jazz and Sinatra.
Lacock Abbey (2)
The Swinging Bass band to play at the National Trusts Lacock Abbey

Public Performance! The Swinging Bass Band at Regent Jazz, Leicester.

The Swinging Bass Band will be playing at a public event on 24th January 2017 at Regent Jazz.
Most of the events that the band plays at are private ones – corporate events, weddings, private parties etc, so this is a rare opportunity to see the band.
Will be great to see you!
At Regent Sports & Social Club, 102 Regent Road, Leicester, LE1 7DA.
Email for more details: info@TheSwingingBass.co.uk
The swinging Bass Band at Regent Jazz, Leicester

The Swinging Bass Band is Day 11 on the Upton House Advent Callendar!

We have been featured on the Upton House and Gardens Advent Calendar. Looking forward to returning in 2017!!

“On Day 11 of the Upton Advent Calendar we say thank you to all the musicians who have entertained our visitors this year. There will be more music to come in 2017! #AdventCalendar”

Copyright: National Trust/Sharon Rodriguez

Copyright: National Trust/Sharon Rodriguez

The Swinging Bass Band is to play at the National Trust’s Upton House in May 2017

The Swinging Bass band at Upton House
The Swinging Bass Band has been invited to play at Upton House’s weekend event next 20th & 21st May. We had an amazing weekend there last summer, complete with Lindy Hoppers and a wonderful audience.

Hope to see you there in May 2017!

New letter heading for The Swinging Bass Band

We have a new marketing email heading. Taken from photos at the National Trust’s Upton House War Weekend in the summer.
The Swinging Bass Band
There is a short video of the band at Upton House too. It’s at:

The Swinging Bass Band is to play for a Summer Wedding at North Marston Village Hall, Buckinghamshire

The Swinging Bass Band at North Matston Village Hall
The Swinging Bass Band is very shortly to play at an afternoon wedding reception at North Marston Village Hall, Buckinghamshire. We will be playing outside on the lawn while the guests have photographs taken, mingle and have drinks. We will be playing our mix of Jazz, Sinatra, and Glenn Miller all in the style of the great swing bands.

It will be a fantastic late summer wedding!
www.TheSwingingBass.co.uk

Soon on the way to the National Trust’s Upton House in Warwickshire!

The Swinging Bass Band at Upton House
The Swinging Bass band will soon be on its way to the Upton House 1940′s Wedding Weekend. The band will be providing jazz and swing on the back lawn throughout the afternoon on Saturday and Sunday 6th & 7th August. Perfect for picnickers!

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/upton-house-and-gardens

The Swinging Bass Band is to play at Stone Manor Hotel, Kidderminster, Worcestershire

The Swinging Bass Band at Stone Manor Hotel Kidderminster
Looking forward to performing at Stone Manor Hotel, Kidderminster, and sure the guests will enjoy the music as much as we enjoy playing it!
The 5-piece band has been booked to play our mix of Sinatra, Rat Pack, Michael Bublé and Pop Covers.

http://www.hogarths.co.uk/hogarths-stone-manor/

Playing at the Queen’s 90th Birthday Garden Party in Leicester!!

Swinging Bass Band Queens 90th Jubilee Square 12 June 16 (4)

The Swinging Bass Band is to play at the Queen’s 90th Birthday Garden Party in Jubilee Square, St Nicholas Circle, Leicester, on Sunday 12th June, between 2.00 & 3.00pm.
The cake will be cut by Lady Gretton, Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire and Sir Peter Soulsby, Mayor of Leicester.
After playing Happy Birthday we will play a mix of Sinatra, Rat Pack and jazz.
Hope to see you there!
Hosted by Leicester City and Leicestershire County Councils.
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Twitter: @Leicesterfest

The Swinging Bass Band is to play at the Queens 90th Birthday Garden Party in Jubilee Square, Leicester

The Swinging Bass Band to play at Band Queens Birthday Garden Party
The Swinging Bass Band is to play at the Queens 90th Birthday Garden Party in Jubilee Square, Leicester. The band will take the stage at 2.00pm and play a great mix of popular Sinatra, Rat Pack, Michael Bublé songs and, of course, Happy Birthday, all until 3.00 pm. The cake cutting will be at 2.30 pm. The event is organised by Leicester City Council.

Hope to see you there!

http://www.visitleicester.info/things-to-see-and-do/festivals-celebrations/queens-90th-birthday-celebrations/