- August 24, 2017
- Fall Shows - Now on Sale!
Tuesday, October 17 at 10:00am
2016 Juno winners, The Swinging Belles, a swing band for kids from St. John’s, NL, are intent on getting both kids and adults to kick up their heels and have a swinging good time with the whole family at the Chester Playhouse Theatre!
The Swinging Belles are made up of child educators and performers, Laura Winter and Erin Power and joined by guitarist extraordinaire Duane Andrews. Both Erin and Laura have recently completed Masters degrees in Education and Folklore respectively. They have been working in classrooms for many years and their love of folk, swing jazz and country music slowly seeped into their method of teaching. By night, the two are part of folk/country group The Dilettantes who have recorded 3 albums. Guitar guru Duane Andrews is an established international performer having performed on stages such as the Newport Folk and Montreal Jazz festivals. He is an accomplished composer and producer as well. This multi-award winning artist is thrilled to be able to bring his passion for Swing Jazz and NL traditional music to an enthusiastic young audience.
The show is all about getting both children and parents dancing along to some swing country and Jazz and is showcased through songs and stories supported by guitars, mandolins, banjos and ukuleles.
The show is on October 17th at 10am. Ticket prices, including applicable taxes and fees, for the show are $15 for adults, $10 for youth.