Upcoming Dates

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

We're back again! - 8:00 - 9:00 p.m and 9:30 - 10:30 p.m.
2957 Randolph Ave. Unit B
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

I think we're up to our 12th appearance at this fine establishment ( at least ).  Come on by if you're in the area.

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

Appearance at the Spring Into Jazz Series - 6:30 to 9:00 p.m., two sets
140 W. Avenida Pico
San Clemente, California 92672
(949) 369-6600
Price: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spring-into-jazz-series-55917345285

We'll be the final group in this Jazz Series, and we're happy to be back.  Please join us for a night a great jazz.

Past Dates

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

And now it's ten! - 8:00 - 9:00 p.m and 9:30 - 10:30 p.m.
2957 Randolph Ave. Unit B
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Yes, we're back again for our tenth appearance at this fine establishment. Come on by for some great beer and food, and some great classic jazz with a little Christmas cheer added.

Saturday, December 1st, 2018

The Music Room
Band Photo Shoot
Orange, CA

Saturday, October 20th, 2018

Jim appearing with the Royal St. Bachelors - 1:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. - seven sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636

Saturday, September 29th, 2018

Jim appearing with the Royal St. Bachelors - 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. - seven sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636

Friday, September 28th, 2018

Jim appearing with the Royal St. Bachelors - 11:00 am to 6:30 pm - seven sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636

Saturday, September 15th, 2018

Jim appearing with the Royal St. Bachelors - 1:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. - seven sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636

Saturday, August 25th, 2018

Jim appearing with the Royal St. Bachelors - 1:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. - seven sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636

Friday, August 24th, 2018

Jim appearing with the Royal St. Bachelors - 1:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. - seven sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636

Saturday, August 18th, 2018

Jim appearing with the Main Street Straw Hatters - 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. - seven sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636

Sunday, August 5th, 2018

Jim appearing with the Royal St. Bachelors - 12:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. - seven sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Hot Summer Jazz Series Debut - 6:30 to 9:00 p.m., two sets
140 W. Avenida Pico
San Clemente, California 92672
(949) 369-6600
Come join us as we kick off the Summer Jazz Series at this beautiful venue! For ticket information visit https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3501451.

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Our ninth appearance! - 8:00 - 9:00 p.m and 9:30 - 10:30 p.m.
2957 Randolph Ave. Unit B
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Come join us once again for a great night of swingin' music and great food and beer.

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Jim appearing with the Royal St. Bachelors - 12:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. - seven sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

UC Irvine - Beckman Center
Private event - 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Irvine

Friday, June 15th, 2018

Jim appearing with the Royal St. Bachelors - 12:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. - seven sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

Jim appearing with the Royal St. Bachelors - 12:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. - seven sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636

Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

Jim appearing with the Royal St. Bachelors - 12:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. - seven sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636

Friday, June 1st, 2018

Jim appearing with the Royal St. Bachelors - 12:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. - seven sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

Bryan Shaw's recording studio
Recording Session #2 for the third album
Costa Mesa, CA
Some new music is on the way...I hope that you'll enjoy it!

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

Bryan Shaw's recording studio
Recording Session #1 for the third album
Costa Mesa, CA

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

We're back for the eighth time! - 8:00 - 9:00 p.m and 9:30 - 10:30 p.m.
2957 Randolph Ave. Unit B
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
We hope that you can join us for our eighth appearance as part of Thursday Night Jazz!

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

The Swingsations at Thursday Night Jazz - 8:00 to 10:30 p.m., two sets
2957 Randolph Ave. Unit B
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
We're back for our sixth appearance - hope to see you there!

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Pour Vous
The Swingsations at Swingtronic - 10:30 pm to 12:00 am, 2 half hour sets
5574 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA
More details on the Facebook event page The Swingsations at Swingtronic!

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Art Deco Festival - Cocktail Reception and Dance - 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
1126 Queens Highway
Long Beach, CA
Price: Details on Queen Mary website
Also check the Facebook event page Cocktails on the Queen Mary for details.

Friday, July 21st, 2017

Jim appearing with The Straw Hatters Dixieland Jazz Band - 8:45 am to 3:30 pm, six sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636
Price: Details on website

Saturday, July 1st, 2017

Jim appearing with The Royal St. Bachelors - 4:45 pm to 10:30 pm, seven sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636
Price: Details on website

Friday, June 30th, 2017

Jim appearing with The Jambalaya Jazz Band - 2:30 pm to 9:15 pm, seven sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636
Price: Details on website

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Jim appearing with The Royal St. Bachelors - 4:45 pm to 10:30 pm, seven sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636
Price: Details on website

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

Jim appearing with The Royal St. Bachelors - 4:45 pm to 10:30 pm, seven sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636
Price: Details on website

Saturday, June 17th, 2017

Jim appearing with The Royal St. Bachelors - 4:45 pm to 10:30 pm, seven sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636
Price: Details on website

Friday, June 16th, 2017

Jim appearing with The Royal St. Bachelors - 4:45 pm to 10:30 pm, seven sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636
Price: Details on website

Sunday, June 11th, 2017

Jim appearing with the Straw Hatters Dixieland Band - 8:45 am to 3:30 pm , seven sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636
Price: Details n website

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Thursday Night Jazz at Barley Forge - 8:00 pm to 10:30 p.m., two sets
2957 Randolph Ave. Unit B
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
We're back for our fifth appearance, so please join us! I'll have my regular band plus special guest Gareth Price on drums. It should be a great time!

Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

Jim appearing with The Royal St. Bachelors - 1:30 pm to 8:30 pm, seven sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636
Price: Details on website

Saturday, April 1st, 2017

Jim appearing with The Royal St. Bachelors - 1:30 pm to 8:30 pm, seven sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636
Price: Details on website

Sunday, January 29th, 2017

Jim appearing with the Straw Hatters Dixieland Band - 9:15 am to 5:00 pm, six sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636
Price: Details on website

Saturday, January 28th, 2017

Jim appearing with the Straw Hatters Dixieland Band - 9:15 am to 5:00 pm, six sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636
Price: Details on website

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

We're back at Joe's! - 9:00 pm to 11:30 pm, two sets
4311 W. Magnolia Blvd.
Burbank, California 91505
(818) 729-0805
Price: $6 bar min.,$8-$12 band donation
Please join us as we return to Joe's for Happy Feet Monday, and it's been too long! I'm pleased to say that I'll have all of my regular band members on hand, so there will be some serious swingin' going on. It's always a pleasure to play for host Lorenzo Rossi and the great dancers there - see you soon! For more information please visit the Facebook event page The Swingsations at Happy Feet Monday!

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Swingin' in the New Year! - 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm, two one hour sets
2957 Randolph Ave. Unit B
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Come welcome in the new year as we make our fourth appearance at this fine brewhouse. It's going to be another swingin' time! I'll have my regulars Dave Eastly and Phil Krawzak plus some special guest musicians. See you there!

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

The Swingsations at the Autumn Leaves Jazz Series - 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm, two sets
140 W. Avenida Pico
San Clemente, California 92672
(949) 369-6600
Price: $7.00 in advance, $10.00 at door
Come join us as we make our debut at the Autumn Leaves Jazz Series at this beautiful and historic venue in San Clemente. It's traditional jazz night but there will be lots of swing as well...there may even be room for dancing. For advance ticket purchases please visit http://casinoautumnnights.brownpapertickets.com, or you can purchase on the night of the event. Hope to see you there!

Friday, August 19th, 2016

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm
1126 Queens Highway
Long Beach, CA

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

The Swingsations return to Barley Forge - 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm, two sets
2957 Randolph Ave. Unit B
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Come join us for our third appearance as part of Thursday Night Jazz...good food, good beer, and swingin' music!

Sunday, June 12th, 2016

Jim appearing with The Royal St. Bachelors - 10:45 am to 6:00 pm, seven sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636

Sunday, May 1st, 2016

Jim appearing with The Straw Hatters - 9:15 am to 4:30 pm, seven sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636

Saturday, April 30th, 2016

Jim appearing with The Royal Street Bachelors - 1:30 pm to 8:45 pm, seven sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636

Friday, April 29th, 2016

Jim appearing with The Royal Street Bachelors - 1:30 pm to 8:45 pm, seven sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

The Swingsations at Barley Forge - 8:00 to 10:30 pm, two sets
2957 Randolph Ave. Unit B
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Come join us as we make our second appearance here for Thursday Night Jazz. The food and beer are excellent, and although there is no room for dancing, you're certainly welcome to pat your feet and "chair dance" to your heart's content! For more information please visit their website http://barleyforge.com. See you there!

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Jim appearing with The Royal Street Bachelors - 1:00 to 7:00 pm, six sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636
Price: Details on website

Sunday, January 24th, 2016

Jim appearing with The Straw Hatters Dixieland Band - 9:30 am - 4:15 pm, six sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636
Price: Details on website

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

Jim appearing with The Straw Hatters Dixieland Band - 9:30 am to 4:15 pm, six sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636
Price: Details on website

Friday, September 4th, 2015

Performances for the 11th Annual Art Deco Festival - 6:00 to 8:00 pm and 9:00 to 12:00 am
1126 Queens Highway
Long Beach, CA
Price: Details on website

Friday, August 14th, 2015

Casa Costa Mesa
Second Friday Swing at Casa - 9:30 to 11:30 p.m., two sets
820 W. 19th St.
Costa Mesa, California
Price: RSVP to www.casacostamesa.com
It's our new monthly gig at this wonderful craft bar and music venue in the OC...hope to see you there!

Monday, August 10th, 2015

We're back again! - 9:00 p.m. to midnight, 3 sets
4311 W. Magnolia Blvd.
Burbank, California 91505
(818) 729-0805
Price: details on website
Come join us once again for Happy Feet Monday - John Reynolds will be my special guest on guitar, and Westy will be on hand as well. Thanks for your support!

Saturday, August 8th, 2015

Swingin' On The Promenade Dance Event
Swingin' in Anaheim! - 6:45 to 10:00 p.m., three sets
Center Street Promenade and Lemon St.
Anaheim, California
Price: free - www.downtownanaheim.com
Come join us as we perform at this wonderful dance event in downtown Anaheim...we're pleased to be a part of it, and it should be a fun time.

Friday, July 10th, 2015

Casa Costa Mesa
We're back! - 9:30 to 11:30 p.m., two sets
820 W. 19th St.
Costa Mesa, California
Price: RSVP on website
Yes, we're back after our successful debut on June 20! Come on by and be a part of the speakeasy experience and hear some great music. Parking and space is limited, so don't delay! www.casacostamesa.com

Saturday, June 27th, 2015

Jim appearing with The Royal Street Bachelors - 1:00 to 7:00 p.m., six sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636
Price: Details on website

Friday, June 26th, 2015

Jim appearing with The Royal Street Bachelors - 1:00 to 7:00 p.m., six sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636
Price: Details on website

Saturday, June 20th, 2015

Casa Costa Mesa
Appearance at Casa Costa Mesa - 10:00 p.m. to midnight - 2 sets
820 W. 19th St.
Costa Mesa, California
Price: website - www.casacostamesa.com
Come join us as we debut at a new club in Orange County! I'll have John Reynolds guesting on guitar as well as some of my fine regular players ( Westy is on board as well ). Hope to see you there!

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

The MADhaus
The Swingsations at Fourth Saturday Swing - 9:00 p.m. to midnight
634 Pacific Ave.
Long Beach, California 90802
Price: details on website
Come join us as we perform for Frankie Manning's birthday! I'll have my regular band plus Gareth Price guesting on drums...Westy will be there as well. Hope to see you there! For more details visit the Facebook event page https://www.facebook.com/events/1421197564864457//.

Saturday, May 16th, 2015

Jim appearing with The Royal Street Bachelors - 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm, six sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636
Price: details on website

Sunday, April 19th, 2015

Jim appearing with The Royal Street Bachelors - 1:00 to 7:00 p.m., six sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636
Price: Details on website

Saturday, April 18th, 2015

Jim appearing with Royal Street Bachelors - 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. six sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636
Price: Details on website

Sunday, January 4th, 2015

Valley Jazz Club - Elks Lodge
Feature appearance at Valley Jazz Club - 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
20925 Osborne St.
Canoga Park, California 91304
We're pleased to be performing for this great organization. If you'd like to attend, please contact me and I'll get you additional information.

Monday, November 17th, 2014

Appearing at Joe's for Happy Feet Monday - 9:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m - 3 sets
4311 W. Magnolia Blvd.
Burbank, California 91505
(818) 729-0805
Price: Details on website
We're making a return appearance this year, after a very successful gig in July. This time I'll have my regular group plus Miss Wendy Rea on vocals and George Andrus guesting on drums. Hope to see you there!

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Jim appearing with The Royal St. Bachelors - 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - 6 sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636
Price: Details on website

Friday, August 29th, 2014

Cocktail Reception and Pajama Party Jam - Reception 6:00 to 8:00 p.m; PJ Jam 9:00p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
1126 Queens Highway
Long Beach, CA
Price: Details on website

Saturday, August 16th, 2014

Jim appearing with The Royal St. Bachelors - 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. - six sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636
Price: Details on website
A busy week of work with this fine band - come on by and say hello!

Friday, August 15th, 2014

Jim appearing with The Royal St. Bachelors - 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. - six sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636
Price: Details on website

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Jim appearing with The Royal St. Bachelors - 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. - six sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636
Price: Details on website

Sunday, August 10th, 2014

Jim appearing with the Jambalaya Jazz Band - 9:30 a.m.to 3:30 p.m. - six sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636
Price: Details on website
Come on by and say hello!

Saturday, August 9th, 2014

Jim appearing with The Jambalaya Jazz Band - 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. - six sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636
Price: Details on website

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

The Majestic Halls
Private wedding reception
Los Angeles, CA

Monday, July 7th, 2014

The Swingsations return to Joe's - 9:15 p.m. - midnight
4311 W. Magnolia Blvd.
Burbank, California 91505
(818) 729-0805
Price: Details on website
Come join us as we return to Joe's in Burbank! We will have the great John Reynolds on guitar filling in for Tom Hynes, and all of my fine regular players. We always enjoy playing for the great dancing crowd there, and working for Lorenzo Rossi, who has been a great fan of ours for many years. We'll see you there!

Saturday, June 28th, 2014

Jim appearing with The Royal Street Bachelors - 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m - 3 sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636
Price: Details on website

Friday, June 27th, 2014

Jim appearing with The Royal Street Bachelors - 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m - 3 sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636
Price: Details on website
I'm doing some half days with the Bachelors this weekend - come on by if you can.

Sunday, June 15th, 2014

Jim appearing with The Royal Street Bachelors - 12:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. - 6 sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636

Friday, June 13th, 2014

Jim appearing with The Royal Street Bachelors - 12:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. - 6 sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Jim appearing with The Royal Street Bachelors - 12:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. - 6 sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636

Saturday, May 17th, 2014

Jim appearing with The Royal Street Bachelors - 12:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. - 6 sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636
Hope to see you there!

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Jim appearing with The Royal Street Bachelors - 12:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. - 6 sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Jim appearing with The Royal Street Bachelors - 12:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. - 6 sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636
Come on by and say hello!

Saturday, April 26th, 2014

Jim appearing with The Royal Street Bachelors - 12:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. - 6 sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636
Price: Details on website

Friday, April 25th, 2014

Jim appearing with The Royal Street Bachelors - 12:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. - 6 sets
1313 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781 - 4636
Price: Details on website

Sunday, April 6th, 2014

8:30 to 11:00 p.m.
617 South Olive St.
Los Angeles, CA
(877) 463 - 7773
Price: Details on website
Come join us as we return to the fabulous Cicada Club! I'll have all of my regular players plus Wendy Rea on vocals. See you there!

Sunday, September 1st, 2013

Swingin' in the Observation Bar - 10:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
1126 Queens Highway
Long Beach, CA
Price: Details on website
Come join us for our only public performance as part of the Art Deco Festival...we'll be swingin' into the late hours! This is our ninth consecutive year at the Festival, and it's always a pleasure. We hope that you can join us! For more details please visit www.queenmary.com.

Saturday, July 20th, 2013

Cicada Restaurant
Private event
617 South Olive St.
Los Angeles, CA

Saturday, July 13th, 2013

Bethany Christian Church Hall
Private wedding reception
Bellflower, CA

Monday, July 1st, 2013

Swingsations at Joe's w/Special Guests - 9:15 p.m. - midnight
4311 W. Magnolia Blvd.
Burbank, California 91505
(818) 729-0805
Come join the fun as we return to Joe's in Burbank - our special guests will be John Reynolds on guitar and George Andrus on drums...regulars Phil Krawzak and Westy will be on hand ( welcome back, Westy! ). It should be a fun and swingin' time - hope to see you there!

Sunday, April 7th, 2013

Third Appearance at The Cicada Club! - 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. and 9:30 to 10:30 p.m.
617 South Olive St.
Los Angeles, CA
(877) 463 - 7773
Price: Details on website
Please join us for our third appearance at the fabulous Cicada Club - Wendy Rea will be joining us once again, and our special guest will be Josh Collazo on drums, filling in for Bryan Taylor. For more details please visit www.cicadaclub.com.

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Cicada Restaurant
Private Valentine's Night Party
617 South Olive St.
Los Angeles, CA

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

24 Hour Fitness Ultra Sport
Performance at the 24 Hour Cancer Dance A Thon - 10:00 - 10:45 p.m.
18007 Von Karman Ave.
Irvine, California
We'll be playing once again for this wonderful event - hope that you can come out and help. Tom Hynes and Westy will be with me, along with special guest Josh Colazzo on drums. for more info please visit www.danceathon.org.

Sunday, September 23rd, 2012

Summer In The City Jazz and Blues Festival - 12:30 - 3:00 p.m.
100 South Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
714-550-7764
Price: $10.00 per person
Just added - we'll be performing as part of this brand new event this coming Sunday. There will be vintage cars and bikes, great food, prizes, and of course some swinging music. Please come out and join us! For more information please visit www.originalmikes.com and click the events button.

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Our Eighth Year! - 9:00 pm - 1:00 am Friday, 8:00 pm - 11:00 am Sunday
1126 Queens Highway
Long Beach, CA
Price: www.queenmary.com
We're pleased to once again be entertaining our good friends at the Art Deco Society during their annual festival. The dates are Friday, August 31 and Sunday, September 2, and both gigs are in the Observation Bar of the ship. As a special treat, Wendy Rea will be joining us this time. We hope that you can join us!

Sunday, July 15th, 2012

8:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
617 South Olive St.
Los Angeles, CA
(877) 463 - 7773
Price: www.cicadaclub.com
Come join us as we make our return appearance at the fabulous Cicada Club!

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Happy Feet Mondays with The Swingsations - 9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
4311 W. Magnolia Blvd.
Burbank, California 91505
(818) 729-0805
We hope that you can join us as we make an appearance at Happy Feet Mondays at Joe's in Burbank - we're very happy to be part of the lineup! I'll have my "A" band plus Wendy Rea as well, so it should be a really fun time! For details, please visit www.danceatjoes. or www.facebook.com/LABalboaNight.

Saturday, May 19th, 2012

Moose Lodge Kearney Mesa
Third Saturday Parlour Parties -USO Show - 9:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
3636 Ruffin Rd.
San Diego, California 92123
Price: $15.00
We'll be returning to perform at this great event run by Alicia Milo - the theme is 1940's /WW2, so we'll be playing some great tunes from the era. I hope that you can join us! For more details, please visit www.facebook.com/#!/ParlourParties/events.

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

Moose Lodge Kearney Mesa
Third Saturday Parlour Parties - "A Christmas Story In The Parlour 1940's" - 9:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
San Diego, California
Price: $15.00 or $10.00 w/potluck dish
It's sure to be a fun time as we perform for the good folks at the Third Saturday Parlour Parties in San Diego. Hope to see you there! For more details visit the Facebook post - www.facebook.com/events/193067517445454

Monday, December 5th, 2011

20's - 30's Dance at the Beach House - 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.
415 Pacific Coast Highway at Beach Coast Way
Santa Monica, California
(310) 458 - 4904
Price: Free, but reservations required
This will be a great event! the 6:30 reservations are at capacity, but if you'd still like to go there's an 8:00 reservation site - http://beachculture90-1.eventbrite.com/ See you there!

Saturday, November 12th, 2011

24 Hour Fitness Ultra Sport
Performance at the 24 Hour Cancer Dance A Thon - 8:00 - 9:00 p.m.
18007 Von Karman Ave.
Irvine, California
Come join us as we once again support this very worthwhile cause, put on by Shesha Marvin and the good folks at OC Swing.

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

Swingsations debut at the Cicada Club - 8:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
617 South Olive St.
Los Angeles, CA
(877) 463 - 7773
Price: www.cicadaclub.com
Yes, our long awaited debut at the fabulous Cicada Club! We hope that you can attend and enjoy some swinging music in the perfect Art Deco atmosphere. I will have the "A" band with me, and the wonderful Miss Wendy Rae as well. So mark your calendars and prepare for a great time!

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

Swinging on the Queen Mary again! - 9:00 pm - 1:00 am Friday, 8:00 pm - 12:00 am Sunday
1126 Queens Highway
Long Beach, CA
Price: www.queenmary.com
We're back once again for the seventh straight year on the fabulous Queen Mary, with two appearances in the Observation Bar - Friday night, Sept. 2, and Sunday night, Sept. 4. A big thanks to the Art Deco Society for allowing us to entertain all of you year after year. I hope to see you there!

Sunday, August 21st, 2011

4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
777 Laguna Canyon Road
Laguna Beach, CA
(949) 494 - 4514
Price: Details on website
We're back once again for our 17th straight year - thank you Art-A-Fair!

Sunday, August 14th, 2011

12:00 - 3:00 p.m.
777 Laguna Canyon Road
Laguna Beach, CA
(949) 494 - 4514
Price: www.art-a-fair.com

Friday, June 10th, 2011

The Hollyhock House
Frank Lloyd Wright Birthday Party Celebration - 6:00 - 10:00 p.m.
4800 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA
Price: www.hollyhockhouse.net

Saturday, June 4th, 2011

Los Angeles Country Club
L. A. Country Club Centennial Celebration - 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Los Angeles, CA

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Maiden Voyage 75th Anniversary Reception - 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
1126 Queens Highway
Long Beach, CA

Saturday, April 2nd, 2011

The Balboa Rendezvous at Portugese Hall
The Balboa Rendezvous - 9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
2818 Avenida de Portugal
San Diego, California 92106
Price: Details on website
We're pleased to be making a debut appearance for Joel Ply's wonderful dance event. I'll have my "A" Band, and Wendy Rea will be joining us as well. Come on by! Complete details can be found at www.2plyswing.com.

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

Swinging on the Queen Mary again!
1126 Queens Highway
Long Beach, CA
Just confirmed - we'll be returning once again for our sixth straight year of entertaining the good folks of the Art Deco Society - we'll be doing two four gigs for the public in the Observation Bar. The first is Friday night, Sept. 3, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., and the second is Sunday night, Sept. 5, from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. Come on out and enjoy some swinging music in the perfect setting.

Sunday, August 15th, 2010

More Art A Fair Swing - 12:00 - 3:00 p.m.
777 Laguna Canyon Road
Laguna Beach, CA
(949) 494 - 4514
Once again we're back at our longstanding summer venue for our second appearance this summer. We'd love to see you at this beautiful place to enjoy some great music and a wide variety of paintings and sculpture. Food is available as well. For more information, please check www.art-a-fair.com.

Saturday, July 10th, 2010

The Sky Room
Return to the SkyRoom - 8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
40 South Locust Ave.
Long Beach, CA
(562) 983 - 2703
Yes, we're returning to the SkyRoom this Saturday night! Please come on by some great food, music and dancing in a beautiful and historic atmosphere. Please visit www.theskyroom.com for more information.

Saturday, July 3rd, 2010

Art A Fair Festival
12:00 - 3:00 p.m.
777 Laguna Canyon Road
Laguna Beach, CA
Our 16th year - WOW!! Address: 777 Laguna Canyon Rd. Laguna Beach More info at www.art-a-fair.com

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

The Sky Room
Dinner and dancing at the Sky Room - 8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
40 South Locust Ave.
Long Beach, CA
(562) 983 - 2703
Please join us for a classy evening as the Swingsations make an appearance at the famous Sky Room atop the old Breakers Hotel in downtown Long Beach. The view is wonderful, the food is excellent, and you'll be sure to hear some great music. We hope to see you there! Please consult the venue website www.theskyroom.com for reservations.

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

Return to the Strutter's Ball - 9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
121 South Center St.
Orange, CA
We're pleased to return to Orange County's weekly source for live swing music, The Strutter's Ball. We look forward to seeing you...check the Strutter's Ball website or www.ocswing.com for more details.

Saturday, March 13th, 2010

24 Hour Fitness Ultra Sport
Performance at the 24 Hour Cancer Dance A Thon - 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
18007 Von Karman Ave.
Irvine, California
We'll be performing once again for a very worthy cause, helping the dancers raise money for The City of Hope in their ongoing battle against cancer. Please come on by and dance, or feel free to contribute. For all the details, please visit www.danceathon.org.

Saturday, February 13th, 2010

Santa Monica Bay Woman's Club
Bayside Ball 2 - Battle Of The Bands - 9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
1210 Fourth Street
Santa Monica, CA
Price: $20.00 at the door, or order onl
Come out and cheer us on ( and dance ) as we take on Jonathan Stout's Campus Five in a battle of music at the Bayside Ball 2! We' ll be doing alternating half hour sets starting at 9:00 p.m., with a combined final set at 11:30. It should be a tough but friendly competition, with lots of fine music by some of the best swing players in the area. I look forward to seeing you there! For more information please visit www.camphollywood.net

Sunday, December 27th, 2009

Appearance with Dean Mora Orchestra for Richard Halpern's Show - Two sets - 8:00 - 9:00 p.m and 9:30 - 10:30 p.m.
617 South Olive St.
Los Angeles, CA
(877) 463 - 7773
Price: see website - www.clubcicada.com
I'll be backing up the fabulous Richard Halpern with Dean's great band. Richard always puts on a terrific show. See you there!

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

Performance at The Strutter's Ball - 8:30 p.m to 12:00 a.m.
121 South Center St.
Orange, CA
It's our first appearance as part of the new live music policy at the Ball, run by Shesha Marvin and produced by Jonathan Stout. Our special guest will be Ralf Reynolds on drums, along with the regular crew. More information can be found at www.struttersball.com We hope to see you there!

Sunday, September 6th, 2009

Art Deco Festival - The Queen Mary
8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Long Beach, CA
Same details as Sept. 4

Friday, September 4th, 2009

Art Deco Festival on The Queen Mary
9:00 p.m - 1:00 a.m
Long Beach, CA
Our fifth year of performances for the Art Deco Society. We'll be performing in the Observation Bar.

Saturday, August 29th, 2009

Art A Fair Festival
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Laguna Beach, CA
Same details as July 26.

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

2009 Summer of Music on the Redondo Beach Pier
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Redondo Beach, CA
Free community concert - please contact info@redondopier.com for more information

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

Performance at the 10th Annual Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacu
6:00 - 6:45 p.m.
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
We'll be performing as the opening act to a fun evening, capped off by a great fireworks show at 9. the crowd should number around 6,000! Hope that you can attend. More details can be found at http://www.rcpark.com/events/4thofJuly.htm