The Swingtime dance band is an all-volunteer, non-profit, 18-20 piece dance band (40's & 50's style), affiliated with the Melbourne Municipal Band, serving East Central Florida. Founded in 1988 by Conductor Clair Christy, Swingtime holds monthly big band style dances in the Melbourne Auditorium. Although Swingtime is composed of volunteer musicians, a small admission fee is charged to raise funds to support the MMB's operating expenses. The Band also does contract jobs or private parties, and has also performed at major hotels around central Florida, as well as at Walt Disney World.
The Melbourne Municipal Band's Swingtime dance band is available for your event. Contact the Band's General Manager for a quote and to discuss availability, your event location and facility requirements.
The Band's repertoire not only includes big band music of the 30's, 40's and 50's, but also features more contemporary pieces such as light rock, jazz, and latin music. Vocalists are also available.Some Swingtime Performances have included:
Swingtime recently recorded their first CD, Swingtime Live.
For more information, contact the Melbourne Municipal Band using any of these contact methods.
The Melbourne Municipal Band