⪠SWINGIN'⪠PENGUIN ⪠4th ANNIVERSARY ⪠ELECTRO ⪠SWING ⪠PARTY âª

Svetlana & The Delancey Five

From premier NYC jazz clubs to the underground world of NYC subway and secret speakeasy parties, Svetlana & The Delancey Five is a "very sweet & naughty" (Jazzlives), "energetic" (Wall Street Journal), "delightful" (WRHU Jazz Radio), and cinematically handsome Golden Age-inspired sextet. Rocking hard swinging 20s-40s jazz standards as well as charismatic originals, and featuring Svetlana's sultry "made for jazz" (streetcredmusic) vocals backed by the band members' inspired harmonizing and virtuoso instrumentals - their tunes are so infectious, they'll sweep you off your feet and steal your heart away!"

MAC, The Antique DJ

The Antique DJ MAC (host of WFMU Radio's Antique Phonograph music program since 1995) plays original vintage 78’s of ragtime, dance bands, instrumentalists and songsters circa 1900-1929 using period disc phonograph for for a quirky and engaging musical experience which is visually fascinating and vastly entertaining.

DeeJay Spinach

Born in Siberia and spent most of my childhood in Moldova I was exposed to a variety of folk and ethnic music. I always thoroughly enjoyed playing with my stereo and drumming to the rhythms using house chairs. Music always fascinated me as a tool of transformation into a different reality. I began my deejay carrier playing tunes at the house parties and continue to do so till today. Many friends had asked me to play at their birthdays and weddings, and with great success and much love I did it. I organized dozens of concerts and parties in NYC. My music interests vary from Ska, Reggae and Rocksteady to Surf and Psychobilly, from Swing and Twist to Polka and Gypsy pop. I love setting the dance floor on fire using my unique mixture of world rhythms. I’ve been recently doing mostly theme parties on bi-monthly basis called “Swingin’ Penguin” electro swing party, and a yearly “Starinnije chasi” 80′s Soviet pop party, otherwise I participate in numerous events and play weekly in different spots around NYC.
“The music is the key!”

DJ Shakey

Julie Covello aka DJ Shakey is part of New York City’s Dj elite, and has spun at virtually every metro area nightclub that contributes to the culture. She created and directs “Shakey’s Record Fair“, the “Warper Party“ (NY’s largest monthly electronic music showcase), and the original NYC clothing swap “Thrift On!“. Shakey has been rated one of the best wedding Djs in the country and one of the top 15 event Djs in New York.
Shakey is a resident Dj for Gotham Girls Roller Derby competitions, Gemini & Scorpio Events (Swing House, Nouvelle Epoque, the Russian Baths), Rubulad, House of Yes, Bass Fueled Mischief, Dubday Mondays (Dubstep), and regularly spins events at the prestigious CORE: Club. She has performed as a guest Dj on WFMU, EVR, BMIR, WNYU and hosts the weekly “Warper Party Radio Extravaganza” on ArtonAir.org.

$10 advance, $20 at the door

Tickets

Swing lesson / Swing dancing on the hardwood floor Burlesque Dancers Vintage phonograph DJ MAC (of WFMU Radio) with original 78's records Silent Movie screening via vintage projector by Movie Mike Photo-booth hosted by WhiteCrowPictures VJ projections by GlitchFairy Specialty prohibition cocktails by Harlequin Consultants Speakeasy food fare by Two Tablespoons Electro-Swing dancing later in the night by DJ Spinach and DJ Shakey ... Guests are encouraged to wear prohibition-inspired attire.

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♪ SWINGIN'♪ PENGUIN ♪ 4th ANNIVERSARY ♪ ELECTRO ♪ SWING ♪ PARTY ♪

Saturday, May 11 · 9:00 PM at The Paper Box