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An intoxicating 'musical mixology' of sounds & styles. ...
Swing, Latin, Rock 'n' Roll, Soul, Blues, Exotica, Alternative, Hip-Hop, Rockabilly, Salsa, Funk & beyond!...all skillfully blended to make a voluptuous, alluringly colourful cocktail for your listening/dancing pleasure. Fresh yet Retro!

Please Note:
Gigs vary between covers and originals sets, some are both but listings will state clearly if it's a purely orginals vibe. Line ups also vary, please check deets before choosing a show. Thanks!


2018:

July:

SUN 1st JULY
@Thackeray's, Tunbridge Wells.
85 London Rd, Tunbridge Wells. TN1 1EA.

1- 3:30pm (approx)

MELLOW DUO:

Mellow dining/drinks atmosphere out in the garden terrace. (weather permitting!)

Swing & Latin.



THURS 5th JULY
@Jazz on the Pantiles
Pantiles, TunbridgeWells, Kent. TN2 5TW

7pm - 9:30pm approx.

Full Quintet with Sax & Percussion

Open air Summer Jazz series. Lots of danceable Swing, Latin, Rock 'n' Roll & more! ...Drink or Dine in any of the many bars and restaurants along the Pantiles.


SAT 7th JULY
@B Festival. (Kent)
Gay Dawn Offices, Valley Road, Fawkham, Longfield, Kent. DA3 8LY

3pm Mainstage (approx) & 6pm Acoustic Stage

TRIO:


Retro Swing, Rock 'n' Roll, Latin, Movie Themes & more!

www.bfestival.com/


SUN 8th JULY
@Powder & Magazine Restaurant.
Upnor Road, 72 Ordnance Yard, Lower Upnor.ME2 4UY
01634-710872
1- 3:30pm (approx)

MELLOW DUO:

Gastro Dining in an old WW2 gunpowder warehouse!

Retro Swing & Latin.


SUN 15th JULY
@Thackeray's, Tunbridge Wells.
85 London Rd, Tunbridge Wells. TN1 1EA.

1- 3:30pm (approx)

MELLOW DUO:

Mellow dining/drinks atmosphere out in the garden terrace. (weather permitting!)

Swing & Latin.


FRI 20th JULY
@The Grapevine (Rye)
1 Conduit Hill, Rye. TN31 7LE

8pm -11pm.

MELLOW DUO:
(Swing, Jazz, Latin, Rock 'n' Roll Covers)


Lush, cosy bar with a nice kitsch, jazzy vibe in the beautiful town of Rye!


SAT 21st JULY
@Alpaca Fest (Sandhurst, Kent)

6:30pm - 8:30pm (approx).

alpacafest.wordpress.com

Quartet:
(Swing, Latin, Rock 'n' Roll, Funky Beats & beyond! - Covers)




SAT 28th JULY
@Two Brewers Summer Party.
30 High Street, Shoreham, Kent. TN14 7TD

6:30-8:15pm Approx.

TRIO:


Retro Swing, Rock 'n' Roll, Latin, Movie Themes & more!


SUN 29th JULY
@Thackeray's, Tunbridge Wells.
85 London Rd, Tunbridge Wells. TN1 1EA.

1- 3:30pm (approx)

MELLOW DUO:

Mellow dining/drinks atmosphere out in the garden terrace. (weather permitting!)

Swing & Latin.


Aug:

SAT 4th AUG
@Weald on the Field. (Uckfield)
Luxford Field, Civic Approach, Uckfield. TN22 1JY
Local Produce, Street Food, Pop Up Bars, Live Music!

3-4pm.

TRIO:


Retro Swing, Rock 'n' Roll, Latin, Movie Themes & more!



SAT 4th AUG
@Grey Lady Music Lounge
Pantiles, TunbridgeWells, Kent. TN2 5TW

9:30pm - 12:30 approx. (3 sets)

Full Quintet with Sax & Percussion

Lots of danceable Swing, Latin, Rock 'n' Roll, Funk & more! Both Fresh & Retro. Covers. ...Drink or Dine...then dance! Bar, Table Seating and Dancefloor.

Entry is 5 before 10pm if you mention our giglist, 7 after.


FRI 10th AUG
@Binella Wine Bar.
Baltic House, Standard Quay, Faversham. ME13 7BS

8:30-10:30pm Approx.

Very cute and lovely champagne/wine bar!

TRIO:


Retro Swing, Rock 'n' Roll, Latin, Movie Themes & more!


SUN 12th AUG
@Thackeray's, Tunbridge Wells.
85 London Rd, Tunbridge Wells. TN1 1EA.

1- 3:30pm (approx)

MELLOW DUO:

Mellow dining/drinks atmosphere out in the garden terrace. (weather permitting!)

Swing & Latin.


SUN 19th AUG
@Powder & Magazine Restaurant.
Upnor Road, 72 Ordnance Yard, Lower Upnor.ME2 4UY
01634-710872
1- 3:30pm (approx)

MELLOW DUO:

Gastro Dining in an old WW2 gunpowder warehouse!

Retro Swing & Latin.


SAT 25th AUG
@Local & Live 2018.(Tunbridge Wells)
Calverley Park, Tunbridge Wells.



5:40pm Approx.

Join us as we return to Local & Live Music Festival with a rare originals set, original acts all weekend 24th-27th Aug.

QUARTET with Sax:



localandlive.org


SUN 26th AUG
@Thackeray's, Tunbridge Wells.
85 London Rd, Tunbridge Wells. TN1 1EA.

1- 3:30pm (approx)

MELLOW DUO:

Mellow dining/drinks atmosphere out in the garden terrace. (weather permitting!)

Swing & Latin.


MON 27th AUG
@Rye International
Jazz & Blues Festival
.
Lion St, Rye. TN31 7LB

3-5pm Approx.

Join us as we return to Rye International Jazz & Blues Festival, Kino Stage. (Outside the Kino Cinema)

QUARTET with Sax:


Retro Swing, Rock 'n' Roll, Latin, Movie Themes & more! Originals & Covers.



The festival always hosts an amazing array of top artists and this year is no exception, with acts including Courteny Pine, Corinne Bailey Rae, Joan Armatrading, Dionne Warwick and more on the line up!

ryejazz.com


FRI 31st AUG
@The Grapevine (Rye)
1 Conduit Hill, Rye. TN31 7LE

8pm -11pm.

MELLOW DUO:
(Swing, Jazz, Latin, Rock 'n' Roll Covers)


Lush, cosy bar with a nice kitsch, jazzy vibe in the beautiful town of Rye!



Gigs updated regularly so check back Soon!


A few places you might have seen us before...
Pitch Festival - Tonbridge Calling Festival - Pevensey Castle (food & wine Festival) - De La Warr Pavillion (supporting Gregory Porter) (Bexhill) - The Bull's Head Jazz Club (Barnes, London) - The Globe Theatre Bar (South Bank) - The Forum - The Grey Lady Music Lounge - Trinity Theatre - Jazz on the Pantiles (Tunbridge Wells) - Rye International Jazz & Blues Festival - The Library bar (Islington) - The Perch (Oxford) - The Rafters - Pizza Express Music Room (Maidstone) - Pizza Express 'The Pheasantry' (Chelsea) - Deco 5 (Whitstable) - Bin Ella Champagne bar - The Anchor - The Hop Festival (Faversham) - The Troubadour (London) - Hastings Mid Summer Fish Festival (Stade Open Stage) - Blind Tiger (Hectors House) - The Hope (Brighton) - Trading Boundaries - Gazastock Festival (Sevenoaks) - Discovery 2 at AAA Club (Kensington) - Mount Pilatus Hotel (Switzerland) - Small World Festival (Kent) - Honky Tonks (Clapham) - Zagatos bar (Spa Hotel) - Pulpito Tapas - Local & Live Festival (Tunbridge Wells) - Scarlett Hotel (Devon), Poppies (Camden) - Friday Night Live Festival (Sevenoaks) - Trading Post - The Chaser (Kent) - Hengist Cocktail Bar (Maidstone) - South London Pacific Tiki Bar - Caterham Jazz Festival.


The Violet Jive are available for venues, bars, festivals, private parties etc. If you're looking for something different that really hits the spot then do Contact Us!


...if you need more info on any of the gigs above,
do feel free to get in touch...

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