Sidmouth swing concert will aid FORCE

PUBLISHED: 09:29 24 May 2011

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Memory Lane Swing Band will swing into action for FORCE at Sidmouth’s Manor Pavilion Theatre next Saturday

SUPPORTERS of FORCE can do their bit to help the cancer charity and enjoy an evening’s entertainment, thanks to the Lions Club of Sidmouth.

After an absence of two years, the popular 17-strong Memory Lane Swing Band, with new vocalist Colin Robbins, will return to Sidmouth on Saturday, June 4, to Sidmouth’s Manor Pavilion Theatre for a charity concert promoted by the Lions.

The band, based near Dorchester, was formed in 2002. Music director is Kevin Morgan, who is also principal trombone player with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.

For this concert, which starts at 7.45pm, the band will play some great numbers by Duke Ellington, Hoagy Carmichael, the Gershwins and more.

There will also be music from various films and musicals, providing accompaniment for vocalist Colin Robbins.

Tickets at £10, available from the theatre box office (01395) 514413 between 10.00am and 2.00pm (not Sundays).


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