Lavay Smith Next Week!
- Just a quick reminder that the Austin Swing
Syndicate's Back to School Dance featuring Lavay Smith
show is next week, Thursday, Sep 15th. Priority
seating is currently on sale.
If anybody is interested in helping out with a few
transportation and logistical tasks on Wednesday or
Thursday, please email me at nathan_malone@...
Also, a special note to out of town dancers/music
fans, we highly encourage you to attend. While we
can't guarantee hosting, we will try to match you,
send me an email if you would like to be hosted, the
sooner you let us know, the more time we have to find
a spot for you.
More information and priority ticket purchasing can be
found at the following url:
From the Syndicate website:
Lavay Smith and her Red Hot Skillet Lickers will be
performing at the Austin Swing Syndicate's "Back to
School Dance" dance on Thursday, September 15th at the
Texas Federation of Women's Club ("The Fed") 8pm to
midnight. Lavay is internationally recognized as The
Queen of Classic Jazz & Blues in the authentic style
of the 1940s and 1950s. Her last album reached the top
10 on the National Billboard Jazz Charts. Lavay Smith
is the real deal! She will be the biggest performer
the Austin Swing Syndicate has ever hosted, and we
have received rave reviews about the quality of her
This will be their first appearance in Texas.
Lavay Smith's internationally touring eight piece band
is known for frequently played and well known songs
such as "Gee Baby, Ain't I Good to You?," "Oo Poppa
Do," and "Walk Right In, Walk Right Out (The Walking
Because this is the Syndicate's annual Back to School
dance, all students will get the same pricing as
members and affiliates. The pricing will be $10 for
members, affiliates, and students; $15 for
non-members; and $25 for priority seating.
As this is a special dance, everyone is encouraged to
come dressed in your best vintage clothing.