Vintage Swing Lads

  • Band: Vintage Swing Lads
  • Genre: Jazz & Swing
  • Band size: 5 piece

About Vintage Swing Lads:

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Hailing from the south coast,  this young and exciting 5 pc band are swinging their way into the hearts of many venues and events around the country.

Performing hits from the 1920s to the 1950s you can be sure that there is something for everyone at your event.

They are always at the swinging heart of the party, getting everyone on the dance floor to Lindy hop, Jive and boogie the night away. They perform stunning three part harmonies, amazing  horns lines and a rip roaring rhythm section, Vintage Swing Lads hark back to the Golden Age of Swing.

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Sample 20s set list 

I Got Rhythm – George Gershwin

Bye Bye Blackbird – Ray Henderson

Mack the Knife – Bertolt brecht

The Preacher (Jazz Standard)

Sweet Georgia brown

Minor Swing – Django Reinhardt

Oh When the Saints Go Marching In

Honey Suckle Rose


Sample 30s set list 

Take the A Train- Duke Ellington

Bei Mir Bis du Schoen- the Andrews  sisters

It don’t Mean a Thing (if you ain‘t got that

swing)  – Louis Armstrong

Sing, Sing, Sing-  Louis Prima

Pennies from Heaven- Loius Prima

Minnie the Moocher- Cab Calloway

Birks Works

T’aint What You Do- Jimmy Lunceford

Jeepers Creepers- Louis Armstrong


Straighten up and Fly Right

Sample 1940s and 1950s set list  

Oh Marie- Louis Prima

Just a Gigolo/ Ain’t got nobody medley- Louis Prima

5 guys Named Mo- Louis Jordan

Hey Mambo/ Caravan medley-   Rosemary Clooney

Hit the Road Jack- Ray Charles

Oops shoo be do be – Dizzy Gillespie

Ooh bop sh’ bam- Charlie Parker

Choo choo ch boogie- Louis Jordan

Pride and Joy

On the Sunny Side of the Street

Mr Sandman – The Chordettes

Is You is or is You Ain’t My Baby- Louis Jordan

Jack You’re Dead- Louis Jordan

Tenor Madness – Sonny Rollins

Oleo – Sonny Rollins

The Bare Necessities- The Jungle book

The Music Goes Round and Round- Louis Prima

I Wanna Be Lke You- The Jungle book

Hallelujah I Love Her So – Ray Charles

Alright Ok You Win


Frequently Asked Questions

Why hire Vintage Swing Lads Band?
With may years of performance experience at Weddings, wedding receptions, festivals, launch events, funerals, ceremonies, anniversaries, parties, and many other special occasions. Vintage Swing Lads are an ideal act if you are looking for an affordable live band. Like all of our artists they are professional, have all the relevant insurances and are always happy to chat to you about song requests and even DJ options after the performance. Many acts can provide background music throughout a dinner or lunch as well as provide the evening up beat entertainment too.

What do clients say about Vintage Swing Lads?

“Vintage Swing Lads are a swinging singing Jazz extravaganza. Mashing up some swing and old time classics they are sure to get you dancing with a night of fun raucous jazz”- Venue 2015


The day was amazing and you guys really made it!  It couldn’t have been better.  Everyone said the Vintage Swing Lads were brilliant.  My feet haven’t recovered from all the dancing” – Wedding client 2014

Where can we book Vintage Swing Lads?
Vintage Swing Lads can be booked throughout the UK in most towns and counties within reason. Please contact us via the booking form below for further information.

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