Saturday 8th June 2013
Kennedy's Bar, Kennedy's Bar, 297 Caledonian Road, Islington, London, LONDON ENGLANDJoin us at Jump Jive and Shout the lively, fun friendly jive night, with dj vinyl queen Jeniffer Jackson spinning some of the very best in red hot, pulsating, energy driven 1940s and 50s rhythm n blues, jump jive, boogie woogie, vocal harmony (doo wop)groups, blues shouters and more. All on vinyl the way it was back then and not a CD in sight.
Celebrating the wonderful, dynamic music from some of the great unsung originators who laid the foundation for what would eventually become known as ďrock n rollĒ: Louis Jordan, Big Joe Turner, Little Richard, Ruth Brown, Cab Calloway, Lucky Millinder, Ike Turner, The Chords and others. Itís that driving swinging be that getís you moving every time.
With live music from sensational London jive band Bang Bang Boogie, a great 50ís rockabilly and rock Ďní roll inspired show with Lady Luck Lexy from San Francisco on lead vocals, show starts at 9.30pm.
If you've seen the films Cadillac Records, Honey Dripper, or Ray you will know the story. Real roots music, pounding and pulsating, give in to your musical urge.
A great night out, lively, welcoming and informal on the second Saturday of each month closed for August and January.
Dress code smart or rockin', retro, vintage, 1940s, 50s, 60s. or the T.Vs series Mad Men and Pan am, I love Lucy, and films like The girl can't help it.