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The Story of Swing

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Performed by Luke Thomas & The Swing Cats

Luke Thomas & The Swing Cats return with their hit show THE STORY OF SWING!

A musical timeline of swing classics from the 1920s to the modern day. Featuring the music of Louis Armstrong, Fred Astaire, Bobby Darrin, The Rat Pack, Michael Buble, Paolo Nutini and more...

Never before has a show captured the full evolution of swing music like this. From its birth in the 1920s to the big band era of the 30s and 40s. From the golden age of the 50s and 60s with household name’s like Sinatra, Bobby Darrin, Andy Williams to the modern era of Buble and Nutini. Hear such classics as King of the Swingers, Puttin on the Ritz, When The Saints Go Marching In, Mack the Knife, I Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Mr Bojangles, New York, New York and many more!

The Swing Cats lead by award winning vocalist Luke Thomas have amassed a huge following throughout Ireland and Europe thanks to their distinctive sound and style which is steeped in the golden age of swing music. They have soldout every major venue in the country including Dublin's Olympia Theatre, Vicar Street and National Concert Hall. They can count Irish President, Micheal D. Higgins as one of their biggest fans and have been requested to perform at his residence 4 times... Most recently Luke and the band have secured 2 TV Specials which aired on Virgin Media Two!!

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