< Jon Ritchie

Gig Archive

 

Public gigs
In addition the usual function & private work, here are a few public events

2013

January
4 - Eagle Lodge Bishopbriggs
13 - Swing Sunday, Big Band Dance Night
18 - Grangemouth (private function)
27 - The Sunday Sessions - Lunchtime Jazz at The Blythswood Hotel
February
  1-  Edinburgh International Conference Centre
  3 - Swing Sunday, Big Band Dance Night
  9 - Fabulous Forties dance afternoon - Kelvingrove Museum, Glasgow
  9 - Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow
  22 - Trades House Glasgow
  24- The Sunday Sessions - Lunchtime Jazz at The Blythswood Hotel
March
  2  - Hopetoun House
  3 - Swing Sunday, Big Band Dance Night Glasgow
  9 & 10 - Inverness
  21- Charity dance, Arta, Glasgow
  24 - Glen Skirlie House
April
    5 - Swing Sunday, Big Band Dance Night Glasgow University Union
   10 - Tea Dance with a difference - The Beach Ballroom Aberdeen
   13 - Leith Town Hall
   27 - Hopeton House, South Queensferry
May
   4- Port Appin Community Hall
   5 - Swing Sunday, Big Band Dance Night Glasgow University Union
  11  - The Glasgow Ball, Hilton Hotel Glasgow
  13  - National Portrait Gallery,Edinburgh
  25- Marine Hotel North Berwick
  31- Basically Bond - 007 night, Beach Ballroom Aberdeen
 June
  7- 2pm Tea Dance, Thistle Hotel Glasgow
  7 - 7:30 pm The Ballerup Ball in aid of East Kilbride Dementia Carers
  8 - Coronation Ball, Alloa Town Hall
  14 - Glasgow Swing Dance Society Dance, Glasgow
  15- 1 pm Big Band Charity Dance - Dumbarton
  15 - 7pm Maryhill Burgh Hall
   21   1940's Dance, Eglinton Kilwinning
   22  - Blair Drummond Community Hall
   23 - Piersland House Hotel, Troon
   24 - Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery, Glasgow
   29 - 1 pm Armed Forces Day, George Square Glasgow
         -Keavil House Hotel. Dumfermline
        -Edinburgh City Chambers. Edinburgh
July
     6 - Edinburgh University, Teviot Row Edinburgh
    26 - 1940s Vintage Dance Night - Glasgow Trades House
    27 - Marr Hall, Bishopton
August
10 - The Celebration of the Centuries
Join the band in the 1940s zone at Fort George for the biggest event in the Historic Scotland calendar
11- The Celebration of the Centuries
Join the band in the 1940s zone at Fort George for the biggest event in the Historic Scotland calendar
23 - Scottish Parliament - Festival of Politics
24 - 2:30 pm Sing Sing Swing
24 - 7:30 pm Edinburgh Frinnge Big Band Swing Classic Big Band at the Edinburgh Fringe.
25 - 2.30pm Songs for a Summer's Day ,
25 - Piersland House Hotel, Troon
September
7- Family Fun Day , Duthie Park , Aberdeen
8- Variety Show Aberdeen Music Hall
14- 150 years of The Palace Theatre - Kilmarnock
28 - Holy Trinity Church Hall, St Andrews
29 - Solsgith House, Dollar
October
4- Tea Dance, Paisley
5- Kate Kennedy Ball - St Andews University
6 - Swing Sunday, Big Band Dance Night, Glasgow
12- West Park, Dundee (private function)
    - Kessington Hall , Glasgow ( private function)
19 -Ebony and Ivory Ball, Thistle Hotel Glasgow
November
2 - Childline Charity Ball, The Beach Ballroom, Aberdeen
3 - Swing Sunday, Big Band Dance Night, Glasgow University Union
9 - Tea Dance, Elderslie
   - Big Hearted Scotland Awards- Marriott Hotel Glasgow

December
1 -Swing Sunday, Big Band Dance Night
4- Glasgow Swing DanceSociety Christmas Dance
5- Steak, Edinburgh
6- Aberdeen Art Gallery
7- Hopetoun House, South Queensferry (private function)
10- Glasgow Loves Christmas - George Square
11 - Big Band Dance, Darvel Town Hall
14 - A Very Vintage Christmas- The Jingle Bell Ball
15 - Christmas at the Castle, Sensation's Singing Santas at Stirling Castle
20-  Daft Friday, Glasgow University Union.

2012

January 8 - Big Band Dance night - Highlight Comedy Club
Tickets £10:00 (Conc £8:00) over 18s only http://www.swingsensation.co.uk/news/swingsunday.html
February 5- Simply Swing - big band Swing night
March - Prohibition! Glasgow - Burlesque and Retro night, Glasgow
11 -
Big Band Dance night - Glasgow University Union
Tickets £10:00 (Conc £8:00) over 18s only
April- The Victory Ball - Jon Ritchie's Swing Sensation and the fantastic Kennedy Cupcakes in the first of their fabulous forties events of the year.
May- 12 Charity Ball, Hilton Hotel Glasgow.
June 2- - Erskine Big Band Fundraiser Dance
Church Street, Dumbarton
July - Simply Swing - Big Band swing night http://www.swingsensation.co.uk/news/swingsunday.html
August 11 & 12- The Celebration of the Centuries
Join the band in the 1940s zone at Fort George for the biggest event in the Historic Scotland calendar.
Edinburgh Fringe Sax Appeal
The sax quartet appear on the Edinburgh Fringe with an hour of light classics, jazz and easy listening.
18 Edinburgh Fringe Big Band Swing
Enjoy some of the band's favourite big band classics in a our new larger venue.

September 29 Callander Jazz & Blues Festival

October -14 Fife Jazz Club - 2pm to 5pm, Lomond Hills Hotel, Freuchie.
October -28 The Big Band Variety Show, Eastwood Theatre, Glasgow

November -Simply Swing - Big Band swing night http://www.swingsensation.co.uk/news/swingsunday.html

December 15 - Big Band dance night Troon Concert Hall .

 

2009
January 6 - Glasgow Winterfest George Square, Glasgow
January 31 - Big Band Gala - The Gaiety Theatre, Ayr - That Swing Sensation & June Love Big Band
March 6- Wintergardens, Glasgow - That Swing Sensation
March 13 - Wintergardens Glasgow - That Swing Sensation
March 14 B a l l e r u p Hall East Kilbride - George Docherty's Saltire Swing Band
March 27 - Trossachs Beer Festival, Aberfoyle - The Trossachs Big Band.
April 25 - Crowne Plaza Hotel- Red Hot Swing
April 30 - Raddisson Hotel - Red Hot Swing
May 23 Glasgow Subway Festival - Thistle Sax Quartet
May 23 - Clan Jazz Ball , Aberfoyle
May 25 - Mugdock Country Park - Red Hot Swing
June
5 - Fairfield Club, Govan - That Swing Sensation
June 11 - Erskine Hospital - Afternoon Garden Party - Thistle Sax Quartet
June 13- Charity Fundraiser, Kippin- - The Trossachs Big Band.
June 15 - West End Festival - Kibble Palace Glasgow - Thistle Sax Quartet
June 21 - G66 Live - Stevie's Uptown Jazz Band
June 27 - Armed Forces Day - George Square, Glasgow
July - Sax for a Summer's Evening - Thistle Sax Quartet
July
25 - The RAF Association (RAFA) : Prestwick
August
August 1 - Glasgow Show Parade - George Square, Glasgow
August 1 - The Glasgow Show, Glasgow Green, Glasgow
August 2 - The Glasgow Show, Glasgow Green, Glasgow
August 3 - Erskine Hospital - Thistle Sax Quartet
August 10 - Sax for a Summer's Evening - Thistle Sax Quartet
August 12 - Tea Dance - Castlemilk Stables
August 21 - Jazz Night & Buffet - Taste of China, 73 Main Street Coatbridge - Stevie's Uptown Jazz Band
August 30 - Ayrshire Hospice Garden Party - Brig o' Doon Hotel
September - 7 Sax Appeal, Kibble Palace, Glasgow - Thistle Sax Quartet
September 27 - Swing Sunday with That Swing Sensation - Jongleurs Comedy Club Glasgow
October 2- Callander Jazz and Blues Festival
October 3 - Callander Jazz and Blues Festival
October 4 - Callander Jazz and Blues Festival
October 17 - Tea Dance - Diabetes UK Scotland - Adelaides Church Glasgow
Ocotber 25 - Swing Sunday with That Swing Sensation - Jongleurs Comedy Club Glasgow
November - Saxes by Starlight- Thistle Sax Quartet
November 6 - Fairfield Club, Govan
November 21 - Ayr
November 29 - Swing Sunday with That Swing Sensation - Jongleurs Comedy Club Glasgow
December
December 2 - Lighting up Glasgow- Xmas Light Ceremonies
December 3 - Lighting up Glasgow- Xmas Light Ceremonies
December 4 - 3.30pm Anderston Winterfest - Swing Sensation's Swinging Santas
December 4 - Jazz Night & Buffet - 9pm: Taste of China, 73 Main Street Coatbridge - Stevie's Uptown Jazz Band
December 5 - Sloans, Glasgow
December 10 - Ayr . Ayrshire Clarinet Choir
December 12 - McGinley's, London - Ritchie 4tet

2008
January
25- Uddingston Jazz Club
February 8 - Milton of Campsie - Stevie's Uptown Jazz Band
March 7 - Glasgow Winter Gardens
March 14 - Glasgow Winter Gardens
March 14 - Uddingston Jazz Club (21.30hrs)
March 31- Glasgow City Chambers - The Thistle Saxophone Quartet
April 1 - Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow
April 19 - Pivo Pivo, Glasgow >>
April 26 - Pivo Pivo, Glasgow >>
May 10 - Pivo Pivo, Glasgow >>
May 24- Stevie's Uptown Jazz Band - Uddingston Cricket Club
May - Uddingston Jazz Club
June 14 - Jazz on the Lochs , Loch Katrine
June 14 - Stevie's Uptown Jazz Band - Uddingston Cricket Club
June 15 - Jazz on the Lochs, Loch Venachar (16:00hrs)
June 19 - University of Glasgow - S4X
June 22 - G66+ Festival - Stevie's Uptown Jazz Band
June 27 - Veterans' Day, Glasgow
June 28 - Pivo Pivo, Glasgow >>
July 26 - The Glasgow Show - Glasgow Green
July 27 - The Glasgow Show - Glasgow Green
August 2 - The RAF Association (RAFA) : Prestwick
August 9 - Big Band Jazz Night - Callander
August 23 - Big Band Swing at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe (19:30hrs)
August 24 - Love in the Afternoon - Edinburgh Festival Fringe (14:15hrs)
September 10 - University of Glasgow - S4X
September 10 - The Thistle Quartet
October 3 - Callander Jazz and Blues Festival
October 4 -Callander Jazz and Blues Festival
October 5 - Callander Jazz and Blues Festival
October 24- Uddingston Jazz Club
October 25 - Uddingston Cricket Club - Oktober Fest- Stevie's Uptown Jazz Band
November
- Fireworks Fiesta
November 15 - Uddingston Cricket Club - Stevie's Uptown Jazz Band
November 25 - Glasgow Winterfest Tea Dance Tuesday (13:00) George Square, Glasgow
December - It's time to polish up the sleigh and hit the road again with the Swinging Santas
December 2 - Glasgow Winterfest Tea Dance Tuesday (13:00) George Square, Glasgow
December 5 - Anderston Winterfestival Celebrations, Glasgow
December 7 - Edinburgh Castle (12.30-15.30)
December 9 - Glasgow Winterfest Tea Dance Tuesday (13:00) George Square, Glasgow
December 14 - The Glasgow Santa Dash (8:15 am) George Square, Glasgow
December 14 - Stirling Castle (12.30 - 15.30)
December 15 - Christmas Light Switch-on (17.30) Townhead (Kennedy Path)
December 15 - Christmas Light Switch-on (19.30) Dundas Vale
December 16 - Glasgow Winterfest Tea Dance Tuesday (13:00) George Square, Glasgow
December 16 - Christmas Light Switch-on (16:00). Drygate, Glasgow
December 23 - Glasgow Winterfest George Square, Glasgow
December 30 - Glasgow Winterfest (The Biggest Tea Dance in the World) George Square, Glasgow

2007
May 13 RAFA tea dance Prestick
July 29, 2007 14:00 C - The Glasgow Show - Glasgow Green
August 11, 2007 13:00 C - Historic Scotland 40s weekend - Fort George
August 12, 2007 13:00 C - Historic Scotland 40s weekend - Fort George
August 23- Glasgow Rose Trials Dinner - Oran Mor
August 24 - Edinburgh Fringe
September 15 - Tour of Britain - Glasgow Green, Glasgow
September 29, Trosssachs Jazz Festival - callander
October 27, Gleneagles Hotel, Gleneagles, Scotland
November 24: 2pm Pivo Pivo, Glasgow- Harry Margolis Big Band
November 30: Anderston Winterfest, Glasgow -The Swinging Santas
December 9 - Stirling Castle - The Swinging Santas
December 16 - Edinburgh Castle - The Swinging Santas
December 22 - McGinley's , London - Ritchie 4tet

2006
Saturday May 20 & Sunday May 21, WWII weekend at Stirling Castle >>
Saturday August 12 7.30-9.30pm, Red Hot Swing at the Fringe, Edinburgh >>
Saturday August 19 2-5pm , Pivo Pivo, Glasgow >>
Saturday August 26 2.30-3.30pm, KVO Big Band at the Fringe, Edinburgh >>
Sunday September 24: Merchant City Festival, Glasgow >>
Sunday October 1: Callander Jazz and Blues Festival>>
December 2: London>>
Wednesday December 6: Glasgow: Glasgow Symphony Orchestra >>
December 12: The Big Bash, Glasgow
December 16: Charity Trad Jazz - Airdrie