About

About

When did you start performing? The Swing Cats were assembled in 2010 as a "Jumpin Swing Band" with the view of stepping away from the exhausted Rat Pack crooning swing style and into the high energy non stop dancing vibe witnessed in ball rooms
Testimonials

Testimonials

See below for some of the feedback we have had from Wedding and Corporate Shows. Date: Tricia Nolan - Friday 4th July 2014 - Shamrock Lodge Hotel, Athlone.  Hi Suzy,  Just back from honeymoon and back to reality and
Set List

Set List

The Swing Cats are the perfect choice for great wedding music. They have a considerabe live set list. Your guests will enjoy old classics from Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jnr along with more up-tempo cool tracks such as Luis Prim
Videos

Videos

See below for a selection of videos from Weddings and Corporate Events that we have done in the last couple of years.   If any of the video content catches your eye, call or email us to see when we are doing our next viewing night. Pencil fu

Our new album "The Story Of Swing" is in the shops from October 24th or as a pre order on itunes here

 

"The Story of Swing"...

Video from our sell out show in the Button Factory Dublin, December 2013 

 

 Ireland's Number 1 Wedding and Event Band

The Swing Cats are a Swing band with a difference, their live set is focused on uptempo hits from the swing dance era of the 1940’s and 1950’s. Featuring TheswingCatsEventAwardsCert-smtracks from Swing Music such as Luis Prima, from the movie Jungle Book, Luis Jordan’s Choo Choo Ch’Boogie and Bobby Darin's Beyond the Sea. The Swing Cats are the perfect band for any Wedding or Corporate Event.  
While immersed in the music of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr and Swing legends from the golden age of American big band swing music, the Swing Cats have drawn on these icons as their main influences but have put quite their own unique, modern, cool,  and contemporary twist on this music genre, which has given them a unique brand of high energy swing dance music that gets all ages on the dance floor. To contact the Swing Cats for any corporate event, drinks reception music or wedding entertainment call us on +353 1 201 3660.
The Swing Cats are a live 6 piece wedding band comprising of some of Ireland’s top musicians they can tailor their music repertoire to suit your musical preferences, The dynamic team can downscale as a duo or trio for your drinks reception, or upscale to a ten piece for the main evening performance, depending on your requirements. Their music appeals to all ages from 8 to 80.
The band has performed at Luttrellstown Castle, the Punchestown Races, the Royal Hospital Kilmainham for the Irish president (Mary Mcaleese), the Trinity college Law Society Swing Ball  and countless Profile Irish Weddings. The Swing Cats travel and perform nationwide at private parties, wedding receptions and a host of other social and corporate events. With a proven track record this is a band that can deliver a full dancefloor. The Swing Cats are Ireland’s answer to “Real Swing Music”.

Call us now on 01 201 3660

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Viewing Nights

The Swing Cats

Venue: The Martello
Where: Strand Rd,Bray
When: Friday, November 21st 
Band on Stage: Midnight
Adm:Free

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Luke

 

Out front on lead vocals

This man needs no introduction really. You may recognise him from TV, from the R&B world, from the Indie Rock Scene, or even from just being a dam good lookin fella from Dublin.

Simply the best front man in the country - Mr Luke Thomas........And a colourful character he is indeed.

Charco

On the Joanna

Again this individual needs no introduction. In many different countries he has proved, that he is the undisputed king of the piano bar scene. His style of piano playing has never been witnessed before, nor will it again.

It is his charm and charisma, that will end up putting The Swing Cats in jail. On the Keys, The "REAL" piano man.....Mr Charco Bernard

Simon

On the Double Bass

What we are dealing with here is an experienced, polished and very cool individual indeed. Phased by nothing at all, he brings funk, jazz, jive and soul to the band, on the lowest end of the frequency scale, introducing The Ace of the Bass......Mr Simon McVeigh

Dave

On the drums

You will have heard his rhythm on many a famous record as he's one of Ireland's leading session drummers, a gentleman by day but a percussion maestro by night, he is without doubt the back bone behind the Swing Cats knock out punch.....Mr Dave Keegan

Dennis

On the saxophone

    

Eoghan

On the Trumpet 

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We are passionate about music and our modern re workings of new cool tracks from the Charts with a twist of swing is what makes this band 100% unique!


Call us now on 01 201 3660