Jive Party

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August 22 2015: Captain Redeye and The Hoods

It’s a big fat welcome to Captain Redeye and the Hoods who are making their debut for Jive Party at the Rivoli Ballroom this August. (Please note it’s the 4th Saturday in August not the usual 3rd Sat). Forged in the gin-joints and speakeasies of Leeds in early 2001, Captain Redeye and the Hoods are purveyors of highly-refined vintage Gangster...

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Sat July 18 2015: Laura B & Her Band

This eight-piece good time, Rhythm and Blues/Swing band features the extraordinarily talented Laura B on vocals. Look forward to a night of brilliant rockin’ and honkin’ rhythm and blues from Laura B and her superb septet, in the upbeat style of Ruth Brown, Big Maybelle and Lavern Baker. Laura’s band features some of the best authentic sounding rhythm and blues...

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Saturday June 13th 2015: The Metrotones

The Metrotones have been making great Doo-Wop sounds since 1990 and they know how to put on a polished note-perfect performance, as seen last October at their first live show for Jive Party at The Rivoli. We’re delighted to welcome them back and rest assured, the vocalists are backed by a great line up of musicians including bass, sax, piano,...

Mez and the Fezzes, Jive Party - Rivoli Ballroom

Saturday May 16 2015: Mez & The Fezzes

This seven-piece rocking Rhythm & Blues /Swing band has an all-star line up of Europe’s most accomplished Rhythm & Blues and Jazz musicians. Led by drummer Mez Clough, the Fezzes comprises members of The Jools Holland R&B Orchestra, the Si Cranstoun Band and Madness’s horn section and between them they have played live and recorded with BB King, Paul McCartney,...

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April 18th 2015: Jackson Sloan & The Rhythmtones

No stranger to The Rivoli as the big, gutsy, powerful and energetic blues shouting frontman of OoBopSh’Bam!, Jackson returns for the third time fronting his own fantastic band Jackson Sloan & The Rhythmtones. Jackson Sloan, over the years, has built up a reputation as an exceptionally talented and gifted frontman. Jackson’s love of the music evolved from his parents record...

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Saturday March 21st: Juke Joint Jump

It’s been over a year since their last appearance at The Rivoli Ballroom and we are extremely pleased to welcome back Juke Joint Jump to provide the live music for our March Jive Party. Top quality, pumped-up, rootin’ tootin’ and hootin’ jive, swing and old-fashioned rhythm n blues. Plus inclusive beginners jive dance class 8:30 to 9pm and Jive Party...

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February 14th: Kit Packham’s ‘One Jump Ahead’

“Ultra-stylish” Kit Packham’s One Jump Ahead band will be performing a rollicking set of songs on Valentine’s Night, ranging from 1940s and 1950s jump/jive, R&B and classic rock ‘n’ roll, to jazz standards and originals. The band’s seven-piece line-up is led by Bandleader and composer, Kit Packham on saxophones and lead vocal, supported by Steve Knight on guitar, Perry White...

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January 17th 2015: Ding Dong Daddios

We kick off the New Year at The Rivoli on January 17th with the weclome return of the Ding Dong Daddios. This talented bunch of jumpin’ n jivin’ musicians bring you the most danceable tunes from the swing heydays of the ’40s and ’50s. Get ready to take a Choo Choo Ch’Boogie runaway train ride from Five Guys Named Mo...

Oobopsh'bam at The Rivoli

December 20th 2014: OoBopSh’Bam!

NOTE: ADVANCE TICKET SALES ARE NOW SOLD OUT. We have a very few tickets left that we shall sell on the door tonight. These cannot be reserved. We will not be selling these before doors open at 8pm. If you do not have a ticket then to avoid disappointment do have a plan B for your evening in case you...

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November 15th 2014: Benoit Viellefon & His Orchestra

  After a successful Jive Party debut in June this year it’s a big fat welcome back to Jive Party for Benoit Viellefon and his Orchestra. Check them out for yourselves at Benoit’s website but here are a few quotes for you to be getting on with: “Effortlessly sweep you away on sonic gossamer wings to the happy, happy place...