Down for the Count 

Down for the Count Swing Orchestra

Swing That Music

Friday, 28 February, 2020
Matcham Auditorium
Down for the Count Swing Orchestra


Down for the Count are a mini big band with an electrifying show full of incredible energy and musicianship. Described as ‘a breath of fresh air on the swing scene‘, they are now regularly found at jazz clubs in the UK and abroad (Ronnie Scott’s, London, Le Caveau de la Huchette, Paris), at festivals including Twinwood Festival and London Jazz Festival and on BBC Radio.

Experience a spectacular evening of Swing and Big Band music with the Down for the Count Swing Orchestra, as they bring the sounds of the Swing era back to life. Enjoy the vintage sounds of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong from the band’s stunning instrumentalists and vocalists.

‘One helluva celebration of vintage music’
Time Out London

Box Office: 01924 211 311

Minicom (text-type users): 01924 215 522

Theatre Royal Wakefield, Drury Lane, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF1 2TE

Wakefield Theatre Royal and Opera House was designed by Frank Matcham and opened in 1894.