Dancing is going strong in Charleston. Swing, Lindyhop, the Charleston, and all of the variations on these poplar dances can be found throughout the town. Saturday, February 15th, I'll be playing banjo with the New South Jazz Men as we play for the Charleston Swing Dance Association's dance. I'm not sure how much it costs, but I'm sure it is reasonable! We'll play from 8-11pm. It's at the Knights' of Columbus Hall on Calhoun street, across from Marion Square. Swing on by!
Then I'll be back with the Jazz Men as they play the Sunday morning brunch at High Cotton. That's 10am-2pm. There is a small dance floor, too! Wahoo!
Sunday night the V-Tones are at the Tin Roof for a Leukemia/Lymphoma fundraiser. We'll be playing a late night set (the earlier set is covered by the Flat Foot Floozies)--plus there is a Vintage fashion show and prizes! It all goes for a good cause. $10 at the door.
Monday night I'm back at the Elliotborough Minibar (Bogard street), for some chill cocktail music. Come on in and get cozy and warm. 7-9pm.
Wednesday night (feb. 19th) the V-Tones are presenting a night of Gypsy Jazz at Prohibition. They have a dance night every Wednesday there, with free lessons at 7pm, and live music starting at 8pm. We play 'til about 11pm, and the show is free! Prohibition is cool---good drinks and food and an awesome dance floor.
Saturday night (feb. 22nd) Jeff Narkiewicz and I will be performing at O'Hara and Flynn's wine bar on Meeting street. Another cozy little joint! This place is good for tourists and locals alike. 8-11pm. No cover.
Sunday the 23rd leads us to Tropical Swing night at the Charleston Ballroom Dance Club (1632 Ashley Hall road). The lesson starts at 6pm, live music from 7:30-9:30pm. We'll have the V-Tones with Kay Haun, Hula by Kathy Bach and music from the Charleston Hot Shots! $10 includes everything, $5 if you bring your ukulele. This is going to be great!
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Friday, February 16th, The Amazing Mittens at Savannah Grace happy hour, 3pm, private//
Saturday, Feb. 17th, parading at Folly Gras, Folly Beach, 11am-12:30pm//
Saturday, Feb. 17th, V-Tones at Losar, Tibetan New Year party, 4pm, private//
Saturday, Feb. 24th, The V-Tones of Charleston at Bliss fundraiser, Mount Pleasant, 6-9pm, more info tba//
Sunday, Feb. 25th, Lime and the Coconuts at Sierra Club Oyster Roast, Bowen's Island, 2-5pm//
Sunday, Feb. 25th, She Goes He Goes at Prohibition for Swing Dance,8-11pm, free//
Wednesday, Feb. 28th, The V-Tones of Charleston open for Parker Millsap at Marion Square for the Food & Wine Festival, 6-8pm, more info tba//
Thursday, March 15th, V-Tones trio at Jack's Cosmic Dogs, 7:20-9:30pm, private//
Thursday, March 22nd, The Amazing Mittens at Bar Normandy, 7-9pm, free//
Saturday, March 24th, Lime & The Coconuts, Art in the Barn, 2-5pm, more info tba//
Saturday, March 24th, She Goes He Goes, dance in Summerville, more info tba//
Saturday, March 31st, music for the Annual Hat Ladies Parade, 10am-11am, Broad Street, Charleston, free//
Friday, April 6th The V-Tones in Beaufort for private party, 6-9pm//
Sunday, April 8th, The V-Tones of Charleston at the Bee Expo! noon-3pm, Cinnebaree, free//
Thursday, April 12th, She Goes He Goes on the Pourhouse Deck, 6-9pm, free//
Friday, April 13th, The Amazing Mittens at the Summit House on Daniel Island, 4pm, private//
Sunday, April 15th, Lime & the Coconuts gig, more info tba//
Sunday, April 22nd, The V-Tones of Charleston, Tom & Olivia, private wedding//
Friday-Sunday, May 4-6th, V-Tones at the French Broad River Music Fesitval, more info tba//
Sunday, May 20th, She Goes He Goes at CHX (Lindy exchange), more info tba//
Saturday, June 30th, Kids Ukulele Workshop at Hungry Monks Music School, big fun!! 10am-noon//
Saturday, July 7th, V-Tones for the Charleston Tibetan Society. HH Dalai Lama party, more info tba//
Saturday, July 28th, Adults Ukulele Workshop at Hungry Monks Music School, big fun!! 10am-noon//
Wednesday, October 31st, Noodle at Franke at Seaside, 2;30-3:30pm, private//