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Dixie SwingersLocation: Based in Cape Town
The Dixie Swingers Jazz Band is a charming acoustic Jazz ensemble that will enhance your social or corporate event by creating the perfect mood, without being intrusive.
Headed by Eddie Blackhouse - also the founder of one of Cape Town 's premiere Big Bands "Jazzattac" - the band is a professional outfit consisting of highly acclaimed brass players, all of whom have played in the Cape Town symphony and/or Philharmonic orchestras, plus Banjo player. The band is very flexible (they can perform in different combinations - from a three- to a six-piece) and movable as they do not make use of any sound equipment or music stands.
The band is able to perform in virtually any kind of venue for any kind of event - from weddings to sports events. The Dixie Swingers is a hassle free band that is certain to entertain guests with pleasant ‘finger tapper’ and ‘bum wiggler’ tunes that most people know (specialising in Dixieland, Swing & German), and is sure to 'decorate' the venue with a musical smile and lighten the atmosphere.
Entertainment for the 10 to 90 year olds...
“Ain’t She Sweet”, “Mame”, “Midnight in Moscow”, “Hello Dolly”, “Muscat Ramble”, “Just a Closer Walk with Thee”, “Basin Street Blues”, “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love”, “Indiana”, “When The Saints Go Marching In”, “St Louis Blues”, “Birth of the Blues” , and many more!
These are just a few of the classic traditional jazz titles from the Dixie Swingers' repertoire, originally played by some of the jazz greats like Louis ‘Satchmo’ Armstrong, Bud Freeman, Max Kaminsky, Bix Beiderbeck .
- The North Sea Jazz Festival
- The Nederburg Wine Auctions
- The official opening of the re-vamped Howard Shopping Centre
- Mortons on the Wharf (V&A Waterfront)
- The V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre
- Spier Wine Estate
- Kenilworth Race Course (The J&B Met)
- Rhodes House
- The Paulaner Brauhaus (twice weekly, Friday and Sunday)
- Thunder City
- The Silvertree Restaurant (Kirstenbosch Gardens)
- Zevenwacht Manor House Restaurant
- The Diaz Beach Resort Mossel Bay
- The Spier Steam Train
They were awesome, thanks so much. The guests loved them!
Kim Werner, Wedding Concepts
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Typical Budget for Dixie Swingers is
R11000 - R25000.
Please note this is merely a guide; if you submit a booking enquiry, you will receive an exact quote based on the unique details of your event.
Submit a booking enquiry directly with Dixie Swingers, and the Artist or their manager / representative will be in touch with you soon!
Should you be unsure about which acts to enquire with, you can choose to SEND GIGSTER YOUR EVENT DETAILS and we will forward your enquiry to up to 5 suitable acts.
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