On Friday, March 7, Miss Jubilee and the Humdingers from St. Louis will be the special guests for a night of dancing and celebration with the Tri-City Swing in the Baker Community Center's Collins Auditorium, 101 S. Second St., St. Charles. There will be a beginner swing dance lesson at 6:30 p.m., the band will start at 7:30 p.m. and play until 10:30 p.m.
There is a suggested donation of $12 at the door. This includes the lesson as well as the dance.
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Enjoy a night of vintage jazz and swing dancing on the wooden dance floors of the historic auditorium.
As a special treat, they will be giving away two full weekend passes to the American Lindy Hop Championships, valued at $149 each. The championships will be held May 30 to June 1 at the Chicago Marriott O'Hare.
Tri-City Swing was started in January 2013 by husband-and-wife duo Kevin Greene and Michelle Marquardt. Tri-City Swing's mission is to bring to the communities of St. Charles, Geneva, and Batavia the joy of swing dancing and dancing to vintage jazz music. In February, local professional dance instructor Carl Linder began leading the swing dance classes, now being held at the Batavia Academy of Dance.
For details, visit www.tricityswing.webs.com.
Miss Jubilee and the Humdingers has been entertaining audiences around St. Louis and beyond since the beginning of 2007 with their blend of authentic Hot Jazz, swing, rhythm and blues and rock, spanning the 1920s-1950s. Fronted by a high energy female vocalist and backed up by a swingin' horn fueled rhythm section, Miss Jubilee is a favorite among swing dancers and fans of all ages who enjoy uplifting and energetic music. For more on the band, visit www.miss-jubilee.com.