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SWING PARADISE 2016 PARTIES

Four hot nights to dance your sins away

Pre-Party on Thursday, Pure Swing Celebration on Friday and Saturday, Farewell Party on Sunday.

Friendly city, beautiful venues & hard swingin’ musicians make sure your feet won’t stop moving!

Black Sheep Bar is a small cozy booze providing place where regular Vilnius Balboa Club social dances are taking place every week! In case anyone is arriving early to Swing Paradise 2016, please feel free to join us for a drink/chat/dance!

Thursday, April 7th, 2016
Black Sheep Bar, Labdariu g. 3
20.00 - ...
Swingin' music from local DJs
Free entrance. Buy a drink or three!
THURSDAY PRE-PARTY

Perfect cozy bar to meet local dancers

FRIDAY PARTY

Meeting swingin’ friends in a museum

Friday party will be held in the Jewish museum. The room used to be a cinema and has perfect acoustics. Let’s see how it handles a few hundred swingin’ feet?

Friday, April 8th, 2016
The Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum - Tolerancijos centras, Naugarduko g. 10/2
20.00 - 02.30
20.30 - 21.30 St. Louis Shag Taster Class

Rokas & Simona, two beautiful local swing dance teachers will teach a St. Louis Shag taster class. It’s an open class for dancers who want to have a taste of St. Louis Shag and learn a few moves.

The Schwings Band ft. Monika Liubinaite

Monika Liubinaite – Vocal
Remigijus Rancys – Saxophones, Melodion, Pandeiro
Ricardas Banys – Piano
Denis Murasov – Double Bass
Gediminas Augustaitis – Drums

Balboa J'n'J prelims | Collegiate Shag J'n'J prelims

Registration at the venue. Prelims will start during the band break ~11 pm.

€15 at the door

Expect a teachers’ introduction sometime during the night.

There will be a bar providing drinks all night long, but no food sold at the venue! So please eat before the party!

A historic theater used to held the Great Gatsby-like parties. Reconstructed just before the first edition of Swing Paradisians 😉

Saturday, April 9th, 2016
J9 Vaidilos teatras, Jaksto g. 9
20.00 - 04.00
20.30 - 21.30 St. Louis Shag Taster Class

Rokas & Simona, two beautiful local swing dance teachers will teach a St. Louis Shag taster class. It’s an open class for dancers who want to have a taste of St. Louis Shag and learn a few moves.

The Schwings Big Band ft. Migloko | Local DJs
Migloko – Vocal
Remigijus Rancys – Saxophones, Melodion, Pandeiro
Ricardas Banys – Piano
Denis Murasov – Double Bass
Gediminas Augustaitis – Drums
Dominykas Vyšniauskas – Trumpet, Trombone
Paulius Volkovas – Guitar
Performances
Balboa J'n'J finals | Collegiate Shag J'n'J finals
€20 at the door

There will be a bar providing drinks all night long, but no food sold at the venue! So please eat before the party!

SATURDAY PARTY

Fancy venue, shows & competition finals

SUNDAY FAREWELL PARTY

Library talks, dances and farewells

A non-public bar Biblioteka (Library) will be the perfect place to talk about the weekend and say goodbyes. Two floors will provide enough space for swing dancing & dance history talk.

Sunday, April 10th, 2016
Klubas Biblioteka, Didzioji g. 27
20.00 - ...
History Talk

A history talk with the legendary Marcus & Bärbl about Balboa and Shag will start around 8.30 pm

The Schwings

The Schwings is an ensemble of swing, vintage happy jazz, gypsy and Brazilian jazz. The trio stands out by an authentic, original sound as well as sincere communication with the audience. A pulsating rhythm, unusual instrument combinations, artistry, positive and lively performance – all these aspects are what best define The Schwings. The Band will play some swingin’, original & original swingin’ tunes. Let’s see how dancers follow the lead of musicians.

For Full, Beginner or Party Pass owners

Come with an attitude and get a fancy cocktail!

hot!

PARTY PASS

All Swing
Per Person

Friday

Saturday

& Sunday Parties

PARTY PASS

Get PARTY PASS and get crazy every night until the last swingin’ tune