Come out for a night of 'swing dance' with our newsest musical resident to Gibsons, Deanna Knight who will be joined by rhythm magicians, the Hot Club of Mars.
Come early at 7:30 for swing dance lessons with Luci Falkner, come as a beginner or to brush up your skillsand learn a few moves. At 8:30 get ready to dance or pull up a seat and enjoy the moves of Deanna and the 'Hotties' for a night of great music, fun and entertainment.
Travel back in time to the early acoustic swing era of the 1920’s & 30’s and experience one of Vancouver’s most eclectic gypsy-jazz ensembles. Chanteuse Deanna Knight, shares sassy and sultry vocals alongside the driving rhythms and hot solos The Hot Club of Mars. Enjoy a clever repertoire, spanning a full century from historical tangos written in the early 1900’s to charming contemporary songs. Deanna weaves her lyrical magic around swing classics, tangos, bossa, boogie, Hawaiian and her original compositions. Described as “stand out, unmistakable and smooth as fine whisky” Knight celebrates 18 yrs years with “the Hot Club boys who use their Hawaiian, resonator, and Gypsy-jazz guitars to slice and dice 50 shades of swing with admirable gusto.” Gypsy Jazz from traditional to the unusual will unfold before your eyes and ears. Just try to keep your toes from tapping.
Hot Club of Mars musicians are: Deanna Knight - vocals, Don Kellett - lead and rhytm guitar/mandolin, Steve Szabo - lead and rhythm guitar, Joe Bourchier - bass, Mark Dowding - sax/flute/harmonica.