Melbourne Tap Dance crew performing at The Toff in Town

Posted: 29th May 2011 by MelbourneTapDance in members

The Melbourne Tap Dance Crew  (formerly the Swift Rhythm Hoofers) will be performing at Melbourne’s Biggest Swing Dancing Celebration.


When: MONDAY  30TH  MAY    8.30pm – midnight.   (Tap Dance on at 10pm)

Where: The Toff in Town –  2nd floor, Curtin House 252 Swanston Street

Cost: $12 at the door.


As part of a global celebration swing dancing legend Frankie Manning’s 97th Birthday, the evening will begin with a SHIM SHAM CLASS from 7:30 to 8:30 ($15/person or $22/2people). Directly following, there will be a showing of a documentary on Frankie’s life including some of our favorite interviews with the man himself.

Then, a live band featuring the wonderful swingin grooves of ANDY SWANN and his jazz quartet starting at 9:00. Last but not least, welcome GRANT SWIFT and the Melbourne Tap Dance crew for an inspiring performance.  Then Shim Sham with all of us in Frankie’s honor that will be filmed and posted to share with fellow lindy hoppers around the world!!!

Don’t miss it! Come pay tribute and say thanks to the man who gave us the swing scene as we know it today. The best bit is that PROCEEDS WILL BE GOING TO THE FRANKIE MANNING LEGACY TRIBUTE FUND!

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