Bryan Brundige & His Piggly Wigglies
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 | 7:00 PM
Join us on Wednesday, September 11 at 7PM for a night of swing dancing in the Event Center!
The event is Free & Open to the Public.
6:30pm – Door Open
6:45pm – Dance Lesson from Studio 88 Swing
7:15pm – Set 1 of Bryan Brundige & His Piggly Wigglies
8:05pm – Dance Performance by Uptown Lowdown
8:25pm – Set 2 of Bryan Brundige & His Piggly Wigglies
Dance Lesson will be taught by Studio 88 Swing, Montreal based instructor Didier Francois. Studio 88 Swing, Évolution Swing and the Swinging Air Force (SAF) dance teams have been sharing the joy of Swing dancing with all of their students for nearly two decades, to youngsters and adults alike; all ages welcome into the swing of things!!! The professional and playful instruction is provided through its fantastic team of teachers, including many Canadian, American and International Champions.
Dance Performance will be Kingston based, all women dance troupe, the Uptown Lowdown, a vintage jazz dance troupe, directed by Emily Vail. Uptown Lowdown performs original choreography and classic routines in the style of the 1920s-1940s, with an emphasis on classic chorus girl styling.
The Piggly Wigglies are a dance band that embody the playfulness and humor of the swing era. They are a vocally-driven group, with vocal harmonies reminiscent of the Mills Brothers, Jimmie Lunceford and Lucky Millinder, Montreal based instructor Didier Francois and Kingston-based, all women dance troupe, the Uptown Lowdown.
Bryan Brundige is an Albany-based trombonist and vocalist, with a passion for traditional, swing and WWII era jazz music. Born and raised in the Capital Region of NY, he has a great following and jazz community that he often works with. Over the last 10 years, Bryan has played several swing and blues dance events alike, ranging from local shows in and around Albany, to Montreal, Toronto, Austin, Denver, Chicago, Portland Oregon, Boston, Vancouver and many more!
Location: Event Center at Rivers Casino & Resort