The Sweeting Swing Band

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2013 Events
12th May 2013 – Colchester Arts Center
" Concert in Aid of the Mayor of Colchester Charities"
Our first time playing at the Arts Centre (what a fantastic venue!) with lots of praise from the Mayor and an appreciative audience:
"The band is really good, every bit as good as some of the professional Big Bands I've seen at the Mercury."
"I saw your concert last night and thought it was excellent." - EM
23rd June 2013 – Old House, Old House Road, great Horkesley
"Art, Sculpture, Music and Opera in the Barn"

" Everybody loved you playing.. and it was just the right tone for to set the scene for the stormy afternoon! thank you ! and yes we will do it again next year" ..DB 
4th July 2013 – "Charity Ball" - Channels Golf Club
"We had a committee meeting yesterday for the first time since the dinner.  Everyone was singing your praises and saying how good the band was and I have been asked to thank you very much for the great music.  I hope that you have a good summer and look forward to hearing you again soon!" 
5th July 2013 – School Fete
14th July 2013 – Castle Park
Another lovely afternoon in the park with a great audience.  Thanks for all the great feedback!
"I heard you play at Castle Park, and think you are brilliant" - ZC  
"may I say how much we enjoyed the concert in the park on Sunday." - KH
Thank you to Keith for passing on his video footage from the bandstand:   Theme One  Sing Sing Sing Cantaloupe Island
4th August 2013 – Brightlingsea Festival
A huge crowd and lovely weather for this year's Brightlingsea Festival.  Thank you to 'The Loons' for entertaining us with their dancing, heckling and specially printed T-shirts.  They were finally rewarded this year with a long-awaited Status Quo number, and we had everyone Rockin all over the World!
" Always the highlight of the festival! Thanks for doing Quo!" - DA


1st November – Stanway Village Hall, Colchester
"Sweeting Swing Band Night"
9th November – Foxash Social & Sports Club, Lawford, Colchester
"1940's night"
7th December – Christ Church, Braintree
"Swinging Christmas"
Joint Concert with Braintree Male Voice Choir

"great performance last night - thanks so much.  our chairman said to me last night - what a great band, we must have them again"