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The WellSwung Daddies is a 10-piece dance band who, along with an awesome singer, boast a four-piece rhythm section and five frontline horns.

These Daddies perform jump-jive, latin and neo-swing. Formed around August 2010, the band concentrated on material from the modern swing masters such as The Cherry Poppin’ Daddies, Matt Dusk, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Royal Crown Revue and the Brian Setzer Orchestra.

wellswung-daddiesThe WellSwung Daddies use arrangements inspired and arranged from original recordings and selected for their modern interpretation of swing, jive, rock ’n’ roll and lindy hop to name a few.

The cherry on top of the cake is Mandy Nolan, who will MC the event with her own special brand of Mandy-ness.

The WellSwung Daddies are in concert at the Byron Community Centre this Saturday  September 21.

Tickets on Sale at the BCC – 6685  6807.


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