1940′s Blitz Ball
As featured at Dame Vera Lynn’s Charity Gala nights.
The unique “feel-good” 1940′s band, as featured at Dame Vera Lynn’s Charity Gala Nights. Famous War-Time tunes & “sing-a-long” songs brought to life by the singers and multi-instrumentalists of the “Five Star Swing” band, (“Superb, they swing like crazy!” – Sheila Tracy, BBC). Featuring Simone from the latter days of the Ivy Benson Orchestra plus Chris Smith (Jnr) composer and arranger for Glenn Miller’s Brother, Herb and the BBC Radio Big Band.
Band leaders and performers, Chris & Simone Smith, have for the past seven years been successfully touring their shows and bands – “Swing ‘n’ Sinatra”, “In The Mood”, “Five Star Swing”, “The Big Band” and now “Hits from the Blitz”. Clients have included Blenhiem Palace, Kew Gardens, Chelsea Flower Show, The Savoy Hotel, Imperial War Museum, Grosvenor Hotel, The Treasury, Westminster Cabinet War Rooms, BBC TV Children In Need, British Airways, Wembley Conference Centre, TV & Film Veterans Association, Lords Cricket Ground, Granada TV, Watford Football Club, Private Functions for :-Tony Blair, Phil Collins, Rod Stewart, Terry Wogan, John Prescott …and Many More!
FIVE STAR SWING THEATRE SHOWS have performed seven major UK tours including London theatres. Chris says – “This band perfectly provides a genre that is already proving very popular with bookings for next year, exceeding our past records ! With great “feel-good” appeal and all sizes of bands available this act makes absolute economic sense as well !”
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