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. Adelaide Ruble & Fascinatin' Rhythm:  
Washington DC metro area performinag music in the Ella Fitzgerald repertoire. 

Air Mail Special Home Page:
Five piece swing combo specializing in the small group swing and jazz of the 30's and 40's.

Austrian, German, Swiss Cultural Events

Blame it on Jane Band:
Plays blues/rock & roll; original and cover tunes, Bonnie Raitt, Sheryl Crowe, the Rolling Stones, the Beatles,band originals. Singer is Jane Adams

Blue Cat 7:
Jumpin' Blues and Nitro Swing with NoVa's hoppin' and boppin' Blue Cats!

The Blue Sky 5:
Authentic swing music from the 30's, 40's, and 50's, standards from Ellington and Basie, jump blues, ballads, boogie-woogie, and original compositions!

Mike Surratt and the Continentals

The Difficult Run Jazz Band:

The Eric Felten Jazz Orchestra :  202-338-1999.
14-piece swing dance band based in Washington, DC 

Fifth Avenue Band
Swing, oldies, big band, jazz, latins, showtunes, ballads, motown for dances, private/corporate parties, wedding receptions,festivals, fundraisers, concerts, country clubs, lounges in DC, VA, MD. or 301-916-2881

Fifth Avenue Music:  410-488-8098
This dynamic band is comprised of five gifted musicians: four lead vocalists, drums, saxophone, flute, keyboard, and guitar. Jazz, rock, R&B, funk, reggae, Top 40, swing, soul and pop  

Charlene Cochran & JazzXpress
JazzXpress plays swing, latins, big band and original works. 301-916-2881 for demo/promo.

Frankie Condon Orchestra
The best in big band, swing and dance music. 301·439·4019 or 888·439·4019 Fax 301-439-1206

Helmut Licht's Ballroom Big Band
http: //
Helmut Licht's Band's music Web Page:

The Hula Monsters
Swing, Rockabilly, Hawaiian, Blues, and Traditional Country Honky Tonk, Western Swing tunes or instrumentals of Jazz standards. Robert Friedman
(410) 889-4228 or (888) 218-4240

The Idle Americans:  301-932-2734
Three young guys that play like they're old, an old W-o-l-f that plays like he's young. Rockabilly, Roots Rock, Jump & Swing Blues, Old & Alt Country. "An excellent local group" -Wash. Post 

Gettysburg Big Band:  717 642-8110
Music made famous by Stan Kenton, Glenn Miller, the Elgart brothers and big band legends.
Available for Public and Private Event 

J Street Jumpers:
Swing Band

Joe Enroughty And His Royal Virginians:  (804)-864-1040
Richmond, Virginia 15-Piece Big Band performing in the style of Guy Lombardo. We also swing, and perform plenty of Latin and waltzes. 

The James Bazen Big Band:
from the repertoire of Thad Jones, Rob McConnell, and Duke Ellington and originals. JBBB is available for festivals, concerts and club dates Music Unlimited, LLC at (301) 948-5419

Lush Life: 703 966-1373
Lush Life swings & jumps all night at dances, parties & weddings with hits by Louis & Keely, Sinatra & Martin, Billy Holiday, 30's, 40's, 50's. The 5pc. group features Luscious Lynn's vocals

New Columbia Swing Orchestra
Classic American Swing and Ballroom
Frank Guldseth, 703-524-4635
703-524-BAND (2263) -

Night & Day Music
Specializing in Swing, Jazz, Big Band for Weddings, parties, corporate functions, reunions, anniversaries, concerts, private and public dance parties, 301.593.4209 or 1.800.337.4209 -

New HOTS Jazz Orchestra:
The New HOTS Jazz Orchestra is an 8 to 15 piece "Little Big Band", which recreates the hot dance and swing tunes of the '20s, '30s, and '40s.  

The Oklahoma Twisters:
Western Swing

The Olney Big Band:  
Bringing sparkle and a touch of class to Swing dances for Weddings, Wedding Anniversary celebrations, private parties. grand openings, concerts 

Peaches O'Dell & Her Orchestra:
Swing and happiness meet under the baton of a lady bandleader!!

Potomac River Jazz Club:
PRJC's All That Jazz is a comprehensive listing of live traditional jazz and ragtime music happenings in the Washington-Baltimore metropolitan area.

Nine-piece band, providing dancing and entertainment for the finest Washington-Baltimore area weddings and parties. Larry Elliott, 301-438-2400 or 410-715-1800

The RKO Orchestra
Washington's most exciting and elegant Big Band, will keep you dancing all night long.
Rick and Robin Gordon (301) 330-8622 or

The Rock & Roll Relics:  contact info on website
The Rock & Roll Relics play the best in 50s and 60s oldies. They appear regularly at dance events for GottaSwing! at the Dulles Hilton and The Friday Night Dance Club in Towson. 

Swing Shift Dance Band:
18 piece big band, featuring vocalist Dave Boleyn, specializing in the music of the swing era, the 60's right up to today. Washington, D.C. Metro area
Debbie Henson at (703)383-1575
Paul Westray

Tom Cunningham Orchestra:
"The Swingin'est BIG Band around"

The Tom Principato Band:
One of the most unique guitarists around, combining his rich blues background with high-energy rock, and a highly charged delivery.

Private party or corporate events. pop, rock, blues, swing, country... Professional musicians.
Tom Field at (703)528-2097 or

The Starlite Orchestra
The Starlite Orchestra, and the The Starlite Octette and a female vocalist feature the best known arrangements recorded by the original name bands and artists.
Trux Baldwin, (202) 363-551

Doc Scantlin and
His Imperial Palms Orchestra

Doc's Voice:  301-855-9102

The Senior Staff
Thomas Vinciguerra at
We play at locations with concentrations of older folks and weddings, dinner dances, etc.

Hotline:  301-565-5015. Fax:  301-565-3827 A 50s and 60s contemporary oldies group

Swingin' Big Band of Vic Simas 301-552-1121original charts of Harry James, Glenn Miller, Count Basie, and famous Swing bands, Latin, waltz, big band rock, and jump-blues Swing. Based in Chevy Chase MD

Steve Wolf & SWING SPEAK:
In addition to exciting jazz concerts and swing dances appearances, Swing Speak is in demand for private events/parties,weddings, corporate events

Sultans of Swing
Classic swing, ballroom rhythms,
Dixieland, 50s rock 'n' roll
David W. Littlefield, leader 202-723-9527

Sunset Royals Orchestra Swing Band
Contact Mike Stranno @703-693-0224

The Washington Swing Dance Committee
Has a list of Bands and their dates and contacts

The Spanish Ballroom
Glen Echo Park,
7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, MD
Hotline:  301-492-6282
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Pennsylvania 6-5000;
http: //
Links for Swing bands, venues and clothes. Swing Switchboard, a source for where to go to dance, music, and for venue searching for swing bands

Washington DC City Pages
(SEE "Clubs," "Bands," or "Concerts",
with links to Latin clubs, Blues & Jazz clubs,
Folk/Reggae/World clubs.)

The State Theatre:
DC Metro Area's Newest Premier Live Music Venue

Baltimore and Maryland Bands
http: // Lists dozens of bands

The Melting Pot Big Band:  410-916-6153
Baltimore's newest Big Band
Available for any concert style venue.
Based in Reisterstown Md 

The Blue Moon Big Band:
1940s style Swing Big Band playing Maryland, Washington D.C., Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania

Oracle Dance Band  (301) 258-9382
Six piece party/variety band & DJ combo performing for weddings, private parties, & nightclubs in MD VA, and DC. 301-258-9382  

Bill Dayton Big Band:
Maryland's Finest Professional Big Band entertaining Mid-Atlantic Big Band dancers and enthusiasts.

Mood Swings
"Baltimore's swingin'est Big Band!"
WEB:  h
E-MAIL: Rob Leonard at

Swing Baltimore dances in the Baltimore area. (877)537-8055,

Roots Cafe
St. John's Church,
27th and St. Paul Streets, Baltimore, MD
Ken Delaney at 410-880-3883
Allison O'Brien at Allison232@AOL.COM


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"Where to Dance"

Open Stage of Harrisburg
Swings with Midsummer Night's Starlight Ballroom Gala at the Hershey Starlight Ballroom

Stief Performances & Events
http: //
Offering music sevices & dance instruction.

The Audubon Jazz Explosion :
17 Piece Swing Orchestra From Audubon, Pennsylvania is a Dynamic jazz orchestra performing for private parties, jazz festivals, and concert series

National Ballroom and Entertainment Association:
Orchestras and bands

Maryland Bands

3 Tons Desire Homepage:
Blues/rock band out of MD/DEL.

The Crabtowne Big Band:
Every Wednesday night at the Surfside 7 Restaurant, located just off Route 2, on the South River, Edgewater, MD 8:30 - 11:30

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Aero Space / Big Band Record Library: (est. 1976), Releases Swing, Sweet, Instrumental, Vocals & Jazz music by some of your favorite Big Band Artists.

Any Swing Goes:
Any Swing Goes currently focuses on the revival of big band and swing music and dancing, and maintains this web site to be a resource for those interested in the same

Swingin’ Down The Lane:
Dedicated to keeping the big band sound alive and well. Offering an electronic newsletter that features big-band trips, offers out-of-print CDs and cassettes, runs fun-packed trivia contests, etc.

National Ballroom and Entertainment Association:
Orchestras and bands


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Franklin Park Big Band:  703-593-8542
Community big band performing at town festivals, weddings, charity events, and dances, based in Purcellville and Franklin Park VA 

The Melting Pot Big Band:  410-916-6153
Baltimore's newest Big Band
Available for any concert style venue.
Based in Reisterstown Md 

The Eric Felten Jazz Orchestra :  202-338-1999.
14-piece swing dance band based in Washington, DC 

Cafe Italia II Falls Church:  (703) 992-9565
Cafe Italia II Falls Church
Check website for Band Evenings
7395 A Lee Highway
Falls Church VA 22042 

gatorland orlando:  000000
Paul Vesco has made a career of leading and producing bands and musical acts for a wide range of audiences. 

Phil Cay and the Chantels:  904-263-2770
Specializing in Dance Music from the 1950's and 1960's
with a variety of Clasic Country, Latin,
Performing since 1958 produced 15 poular recordings.  

The Groove Motive:  804-243-6101
The Groove Motive covers a variety of genres comprising R&B, Pop, Rock, Motown and Funk, all delivered with their signature style while keeping true to the original piece. 

Center Stage Band Inc:  8042295320
Center Stage Band is a group of six talented musicians and vocalists. We play a large variety of music ranging from Motown, R&B, Oldies, Beach and Top 40.  

Bands in Amsterdam:  none posted
Find music bands in Amsterdam 

Ron Lutrick & The Blues Connection:  615-815-9966
Nashville based Ron Lutrick and his band The Blues Connection play blues, country, southernrock, motown.  

The Ron Smolen Big Band & Orchestra:  773 545 1881
10 piece dance orchestra. Big Band entertainment and dance music.  

The Big Boy Little Band:  301-932-2734
Blues for grown-ups. Bret Littlehales, Matt Kelley, Steve W-o-l-f Crescenze and Robbie Leebrick. "This guy's a real blues player." -Huey Lewis 

The Natty Beaux:  703-608-3378
American music from the 30s to the 50s-The Natty Beaux (pronounced Nat-tee Bohs). Jump-blues, swing and rockabilly. 

The Escorts / Do's & Don'ts:   none posted  (319) 848-4913
Dance to 50's & 60's classic Rock and Roll, oldies music from Iowa. 1997 Iowa Rock 'N Roll Music Association's Hall of Fame Inductee. 

The Double Bogie Boogie Band:  000 000 0000
The Bogies play a wide range of music covering oldies, county, southern rock, and pop hits. 

The Delmarva Big Band :  none posted
The Delmarva Big Band Ensemble performs legacy and contemporary arrangements in the Big Band format. 

Big Joe Maher:  Call: 240-350-7133
Critically-acclaimed full-time musicians of the highest caliber playing swing jazz for your special event, wedding reception or corporate party. 

The Oozie Blues show:  
packed full of familiar blues R&B and Oldies tunes played with genuine enthusiasm. They are made up of veterans from the 50's & 60's who played with Berry White, Ray Charles, Drifters and many more 

Sol Y Rumba Band:
Energy and Latin spiced music gives Latin dancing a whole new meaning.
Chopteeth is a 14-piece, old-school African dance music extravaganza, with a large horn section and swinging rhythm match. We play so you can dance!  

50s 60s 70s rocknroll band 4pc with floor show featuring the faboulas joan brennan singing the classic songs from the 50s60s  

Bayside Big Band:
18 piece big w/singers playing classic big band and latin.  

Fifth Avenue Band w/Charlene Cochran:
The Fifth Avenue Band w/Charlene Cochran specializes in swing, oldies, bigband, motown, variety for weddings, anniversaries, corp events, festivals, fundraisers & more - MD/DC/VA Will travel for some events. Call 301-216-2120 Email for free demo CD & promo! 

Blue Sky 5:
Blue Sky 5 is a swing-dance favorite at large venues in the Washington/ Baltimore region such as Glen Echo, Clarendon Ballroom, Chevy Chase Ballroom and the Avalon Studio. 

Razzle Dazzle Dance Band: Wellington, New Zealand:   .Not Posted
Popular Vocal and Saxophone songs ideal for Quicksteps, Foxtrots, Latin, Waltzes, New Vogue and Old time Sequence Dancing. 

Jim Bowie Band:
LET'S GET THIS PARTY STARTED!! Our music is guaranteed to get everyone on the dance floor..classic rock,jazz,oldies and a few show tunes thrown in!!We'll be looking for you! 

Joe Enroughty And His Royal Virginians:
Richmond, Virginia 12 Piece Big Band (with vocalist) playing in the sweet style of Guy Lombardo. We also swing and play plenty of latin. Wedding receptions, big band festivals, private and corporate events are our specialties. 

Swing Street:
Plays songs by Gershwin, Rogers and Hart, Duke Ellington, Cole Porter, Count Basie and as played by the renowned bands of the 30's and 40's: Glenn Miller, Les Brown, Benny Goodman, Jimmie Lunceford, the Dorseys, Artie Shaw and others. Vocals by Ferebee Street. Bob Thulman - Clarksville, MD 21029, 410-531-4990 

Unicorn One:
Bands available for country dancing: Rumblestrip - Texas Swing. Lincoln County & Almost Cowboyz - Contemporary dances 

Billy Hancock & Clyde Hunt's Northern Neck Allstars:
Swing * Classic Jazz * Roots * Blues As performed by the NO(rthern)-Neck Jazz Allstars (seasoned "Swing Dance vets", all!)

David Miller Blues Band:
We are a "chicago style" blues band with a vast repertoire from Little Walter to Wilson Pickett. 

The Big Band Society of the Washington Metro Area:
Enjoy foxtrot, waltz, swing, and more with the Big Band Society of Washington 

The Difficult Run Jazz Band:
DRJB is a high-energy 18 piece dance band performing Swing Era favorites and contemporary big band jazz in the Washington DC metro area from ballroom to concert stage since 1981. 

Shawn Hawkins & The Offenders:
Traditional honky-tonk dance band 

1844's Official Website:
Up-coming postive Rock/Reggae/Funk band from Bedford, TX. Site includes up-coming Concerts/jams, LIVE-jam pix, music sample clips, autobiographies, Fan Club, a guestbook, and the theory behind the name...1844.

Over 250 1940s/50s Style Rock'n'roll Bands On One Site One Call Can Book Them All

Music Unlimited Big Band:
This 18 piece ensemble plays everything from swing and ballroom dance to rock and Motown. Swing dance with MUBB's authentic renditions of Glenn Miller and Tommy Dorsey. For booking information please call Music Unlimited, LLC at (301) 948-5419 and ask for James.

We are modern rock style dance band with lots of energy, not your typical Top 40 band. But we keep it with a groove and a good beat, and select only the best of the 90's and todays newer music with a few good older tunes in the mix.. ie: Play That Funky, Keep Your Hands to's Creed, Goo Dolls, etc...

Empty Frames:
We are a three piece band out of the Glen Burnie/Pasadena Maryland area.

The New Big Bands :
Promoting The New Big Bands Around The World

The Southern Xcess Band:
SouthernXcess: Southern Rock, Classic Rock, Rock'n Country.

Phil Dando Big Band and Singers:
The Phil Dando Big Band and Singers are available for dances, concerts, weddings, receptions, corporate events. They play swing, jazz, pops, Latin, and more.

Sweet Georgia Sound Dance Big Band:
Sweet Georgia Sound Dance Big Band provides ballroom dancers in Chattanooga and north Georgia with all styles of dance big band music.

Info on Big Band Dancing in Chicago

ConChord Big Band:
English big band from West Sussex. Site with sounds & slideshow.

Megan West Swingin' Big Band:
A 14 piece big swing band,led by drummer Megan West combines the swing of a Buddy Rich band with the smoothness of a Glenn Miller orchestra.

Official Website for Soundtrack Deluxe:
Chicago area, pro-level variety act... rock/blues/dance/southern rock/standards/more. 5 piece family band.

The Grandsons Band :  
New Orleans rhythm and blues, rockabilly, swing and country two steps

ROBERTO- International Entertainer:  
Strict tempo ballroom dance music. Specialized in the latin beats. The most popular one man band in the Tidewater Virginia area and the favorite at the USABDA dances.

Homepage for SoundtrackDeluxe:
Musical variety with an emphasis on fun!!

Jaxxroxx Nite Club:

Three Martini Lunch:
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Hot Swing & Cool Blues. A DC based 9-piece band playing classic swing, crime jazz and jump blues with the occasional rockabilly and ska number thrown in for good measure.

The BigBands Database: An ongoing project dedicated to Bands; to Jazz and to Swing History, and to the music now known to the the world as "American Popular Song".

Dance Way Forum:

Free: dance newsletter,dance articles,dance forum

Radio Daze Big Band :
Performing at the Nashville Nightlife

Roomful of Blues Band :
Traditional Blues for three decades at the forefront of a swinging renaissance of roots music,

STATION: Funked-up Alternative Rock Band:
STATION is simply a rock band that delivers something different.

Am960 Kabl Things are Swinging...:
Swing and Standard San Francisco Radio station, with baseball too.

Mojo Blues Band:
The Mojo Blues Band from Vienna Austria is on of the leading blues band in Europe & growing in the U.S. For information/ bookings: Phone/Fax: 011-43-1-407-4869 or visit our webpage for emails.

String of Pearls Orchestra :
The String of Pearls Orchestra, led by Bud Forrest, is a nationally acclaimed Big Band specializing in the recreation of the great swing music of the 1930's and the 1940's.

Zoot Band Web Site:
More Zoot Band Pages

New Vogue Sequence Dancing:
Australian sequence dance music and info. Music suitable for Standard Ballroom

Swing From The '30s to the 90's... Swing Alive!:
Swing from the '30s to the 90's. Swing Alive an Emmy Nominated PBS Swing Special celebrating 60 years of Les Brown & The Band of Renown. Download a swinging moment of the event…

Bo Lewis / Big Band Dance Party / Swing:
The Internet's premier Big Band, Swing & Standards streaming audio website. Heard in 63 countries.

The DCDanceNet Event Calendar :
Here's where you find the individual calendar with the events you want to attend.

Surrey Dance Music
http: //
Music for theatre dance on cassette and CD. Based in the UK.

Dance Tempi
http: //
Information about tempi and style for basic dances (NZ, Australia, UK, International)

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