Special Guests

Teaching Team

We’ve picked out some of the most inspiring teachers we’ve learnt from over the past year and we are very excited to have this passionate and dynamic line up sharing their Lindy Hop love and knowledge with us!

  • Marie N’Diaye and Anders Sihlberg
  • Elze Visnevskyte and Peter Kertz
  • Alexia Legoueix and Sep Vermeersch

For the Happy Feet Beginner Track:

  • Robyn Larsen and Benjamin Cook

 

Bands

Shirt Tail Stompers

Friday and Saturday nights
London’s top vintage band, the Shirt Tail Stompers are firmly established at home and internationally playing Harlem Swing and the Hot Jazz of the 1920s, 30s and 40s. Featuring music from composers such as Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and Count Basie. You may have seen them playing at a whole variety of festivals and shows both in the UK and all over the world including London Throwdown, Camp Savoy, Lindylicious, Dragon Swing and Lindy Shock to name but a few! A truly entertaining show, you can expect singing, dancing and a whole lot of fun.

Pete Long’s Pocket Basie

Sunday night
The incredible Pete Long is bringing his Pocket Basie to London Swing Festival for the first time! Providing the very best in authentic vintage swing music with minimal amplification just as it was in its heyday, this band is guaranteed to have you dancing the night away. Pete Long’s bands have played a whole host of events from around the UK including Hullzapoppin, JATs Swedish Invasion and The Savoy Ball. Don’t miss out on a night of top quality musicianship and swinging tunes.

DJs

We are building our line up for the festival with care and are excited to announce our DJs for the festival!

  • Kibble White
  • Amélie Tingsnäs
  • Elze Visnevskyte
  • George Jackson
  • Keith Hsuan
  • Dominic Eagleton
  • Sarah Spoon

and more to be announced soon!

MCs

We are super excited to announce our very own Scott Cupit and Ben Cook will the the MCs for the weekend.