Popular Swing Commanders to return for free show in Halifax

A Halifax musical favourite is returning to the town.

By sarah fitton
Friday, 1st July 2022, 4:51 pm

For several seasons capacity audiences at Square Chapel flocked to hear The Swing Commanders and their special blend of 1940s jive and swing.

Now the band is set to give a free two-hour concert at the Westgate shopping arcade on Saturday, July 16

Centre manager David Riley said "This is a rare opportunity to enjoy the Swing Commanders again in Halifax. The band is in great demand and we are lucky to find a place in their busy schedule.

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    "A great afternoon of live music and dancing is in store. "

    The Swing Commanders concert starts at 2.30 pm on the Westgate stage.

    To get the afternoon underway, the Halifax-based vocal group The Melody Belles will provide a 40s-themed curtain raiser of nostalgic songs starting at 12.30pm.