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Nova Scotia’s Hot Club band

June 3rd, 2013

Swingology sixSwingology takes you back to Paris of the 1930s, when gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt and violinist Stephane Grappelli formed the Quintet of the Hot Club of France, infusing the swing music of the era with the sounds of the gypsy camps and the rowdy Parisian dance halls to create a unique style unmatched for its driving rhythm, inventiveness, and excitement. Swingology is dedicated to bringing this style of jazz to new fans in Nova Scotia and beyond. Our songs range from classics of the swing era and Django originals to popular tunes and movie/TV themes of today, all done in the irresistible gypsy jazz style. You can check out our music in the right sidebar and our latest news below …

Farewell from Swingology

August 29th, 2015

To all of our friends and fans – It is with great pride in what we have accomplished over the years that we announce that Swingology is “closing up shop” as a working band. It’s been a fantastic nine year run, filled with great music and wonderful friendships, but it’s time to move on. Sincere thanks to all of our fans and friends, and especially to band members, past and present, and all of our musician friends who over the years have helped to bring our music to audiences all over Nova Scotia.

For the full story, you can read our last fan newsletter here.

Halifax, NS – St. Mary’s Boat Club – Private party

June 30th, 2015
Who
Private party
When
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
8:00pm - All Ages
Where
St. Mary's Boat Club (map)
1641 Fairfield Road
Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 2H7

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Halifax, NS – Lord Nelson Hotel and Suites – La Vie En Rose Valentine\’s Day Dance

February 14th, 2015
Who
La Vie En Rose Valentine's Day Dance
When
Saturday, February 14, 2015
8:00pm - All Ages
Where
Lord Nelson Hotel and Suites (map)
1515 South Park Street
Halifax, NS, Canada B3K 2L2

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La Vie En Rose 2015!

January 9th, 2015

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Romance is not dead! Following the success of our 2014 Valentine’s event, Swingology is pleased to announce La Vie En Rose 2015, a romantic Paris-inspired swing dance taking place on Saturday February 14 in the Imperial Ballroom of Halifax’s elegant Lord Nelson Hotel.The dancing starts at 8:00 PM, with a free swing dance lesson for beginners at 7:00.

Joining our own charismatic swing diva Cynthia Myers on stage will be our very special guest from Montreal: the incomparable Steve Normandin will infuse the evening with the romance of pre-war Paris with his masterful accordion chops, French singing, and charming je ne sais quoi. Tickets at the door will be $50 each, but you can get a special advance price of just $40 through our online ticketing site. This is not just for couples – singles should feel welcome, as should couples of all kinds!

Windsor, NS – Mermaid Imperial Performing Arts Centre – Concert

November 22nd, 2014
Who
Concert
When
Saturday, November 22, 2014
7:00pm - All Ages Buy Tickets
Where
Mermaid Imperial Performing Arts Centre (map)
132 Gerrish Street
Windsor, NS, Canada B0N 2T0
Other Info
Tickets $20 advance/$25 door

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