Win tickets to swing with band famed for playing in Blackpool Tower’s ballroom head to Weston-super-Mare

PUBLISHED: 07:00 13 April 2017

The Big Band with Five Star Swing will be at The Playhouse.

The Big Band with Five Star Swing will be at The Playhouse.


Music-lovers will be in for a treat as a swing show sure to get their toes tapping heads to Weston-super-Mare for one night only.

The Big Band With Five Star Swing, as featured at London’s Leicester Square Theatre, will perform songs by Glenn Miller, Frank Sinatra, Count Basie and Ella Fitzgerald during and evening jam-packed with jazz and blues.

The band are known for their performances on Children In Need, at Dame Vera Lynn’s Charity Ball and at Blackpool Tower Ballroom and the Daily Telegraph describes this show as ‘swing and song of the highest order’.

The musical extravaganza features Simone from the Ivy Benson Orchestra, Chris Smith who is a composer and arranger for the BBC Radio Big Band as well as the Herb Miller Big Band – with Glenn Miller’s brother – plus legendary singer Tony Bennett’s trombonist.

The Big Band With Five Star Swing will be at The Playhouse in Weston’s High Street on April 30, at 7.30pm.

Tickets, priced £16-18, are available by calling 01934 645544 or online via

The Mercury has teamed up with The Playhouse to offer two lucky readers the chance to win a pair of tickets to the show.

To enter, simply answer the question below by 10am on April 21. Usual Archant rules apply and the editor’s decision is final. By entering, you agree to be contacted by Archant.

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