Diary

2018
FEBRUARY 2018
12th/13th/14th/15thEastbourne. Cavendish Hotel. Tony presents a Valentine’s Festival of Hot Jazz, Swing, Cabaret & Dance! This four day event features the Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra, the Jim Barry Quintet, Louise Cookman, Catherine Sykes, the wonderful Elaine Delmar and her musicians, daytime cabaret and the world premier of ‘Now You Has Jazz’ – a celebration of the music of Bing Crosby and Louis Armstrong – with Ian Bateman’s Jazz Band, Tony Jacobs and Enrico Tomasso.
Booking exclusively through Isle Of Wight Tours.
MARCH 2018
Sunday March 4thBrixham. Brixham Theatre. 01803 882717. Tony & Jim Celebrate, Gershwin, Porter and other great songwriters. Cancelled due to blizzards!!!
Saturday March 17thBenllech Community Hall, Anglesey. Tony, Catherine & Jim present A FINE ROMANCE. Under the auspices of Wales’s Night Out Scheme.
MAY 2018
6thEltham. Tony & Jim. Private Concert.
14th,15th,16th,17thWarner’s Thoresby Hall. Tony presents a Festival of Big Band Swing, Hot Jazz and Cabaret. the Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra. The Swing Time JIvers, the Jim Barry Quintet, Louise Cookman, Catherine Sykes, the Tony Jacobs Big Band, from New York City – dancers Heather Gehring and Lou Brockman and much more! SOLD OUT!
19thFishguard. Theatr Gwaun. Tony presents Heather Gehring and Lou Brockman (direct from NYC) in their Silver Screen Ballroom Show. 01348 873421
JUNE 2018
Sunday 10th Harrow Arts Centre.
Tony & Jim Celebrate The Great Songwriters. Matinee.
Monday 11thStoneleigh Brasserie. Tony with Neville Dickie . 0208 643 2239
JULY 2018
5th Guernsey. St James’s Arts Centre. Tony, Jim and Catherine present A Fine Romance.

6thAlderney. Arts Centre. Tony, Jim and Catherine present A Fine Romance.
7thJersey. Arts Centre. Tony, Jim and Catherine present A Fine Romance.
13th Swanage Jazz Festival.
The Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra
24thGrayshott, near Hindhead, Surrey. Grayshott Jazz Club. Tony with The Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra and Louise Cookman. 01428 605554
25thFarnham, Surrey. Jazz At The Ivy Room. Tony presents ‘A Swell Party’ with the Jim Barry Quartet.
AUGUST 2018
13th,14th,15th,16th Warner’s Cricket St Thomas. Tony presents a Festival of Big Band Swing, Hot Jazz, Cabaret and Dance. Featuring 2 nights with the fantastic Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra, the Swing Time Jivers, the Jim Barry Quintet, the Tony Jacobs Big Band, Louise Cookman, Catherine Sykes and much more!!

SEPTEMBER 2018
Saturday 22nd.Hayling Island. Mill Rythe Holiday Village. The Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra. Part of Big Band Weekend!
OCTOBER 2018
Saturday October 6th. North Wales – Llanarmon VIllage Hall.Tony, Catherine & Jim present A FINE ROMANCE. Under the auspices of Wales’ Night Out Scheme.
Wednesday October 31stRawreth, Essex. The Chichester Hotel. Belvedere Jazz Club. A Swell Party. Tony with the Jim Barry Quintet and special guest Louise Cookman.
NOVEMBER 2018
4thMaidenhead. Norden Farm Centre For The Arts. Tony & Jim celebrate Gershwin, Porter and other greats .
5th, 6th, 7th, 8thWarner’s Gunton Hall Coastal Resort. Tony presents a Festival of Big Band Swing, Hot Jazz and Cabaret. Featuring the Tony Jacobs Big Band, the Jim Barry Quintet, a Strict-Tempo Dance Evening, the Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra, Louise Cookman, Catherine Sykes, Sue Greenway and daytime events!
Saturday 24thThe East Dean and Friston Village Hall. Village Green Lane,East Dean, Eastbourne East Sussex BN20 0DR
“The Sinatra Years”.
A celebration of the Great American Songbook presented by Tony Jacobs and The Jim Barry Quartet with local musician/saxophonist Sue Greenway.
Tickets £15 available from Francis Mace Tel 01323 423137
Friday 30thLlanelli. A Fine Romance. Tony, Catherine & Jim. Under Arts Council Of Wales’ Night Out Scheme. Selwyn Samuel Centre (Lleidi Suite) Tickets available from Barry Lewis, Market Precinct, Llanelli or by phoning 01554 772594. (At the door too)
DECEMBER 2018
25thThe Runnymede Hotel Tony, Jim & Catherine present ‘A Fine Romance’ (post breakfast show!) for Cultural Breaks
27th, 28th,29thSouthsea. The Royal Beach Hotel. . Tony’s Twixmas Festival of Hot Jazz, Big Band Swing and Cabaret! Featuring the Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra, the Jim Barry Quintet, Louise Cookman’s celebration of the Jazz Divas, and daytime cabaret from Tony & Jim. Booking exclusively through Isle Of Wight Tours.
2019
JANUARY 2019
Friday January 11thBedale and Northallerton Jazz Swing and Cabaret Club.
A Swell Party. Tony with Jim Barry Quintet and Catherine Sykes.
FEBRUARY 2019
Saturday 9thBenllech Community Hall. A Fine Romance with Tony, Catherine & Jim. Under the auspices of the Arts Council Of Wales’ Night Out Scheme
MARCH 2019
23rdUnavailable.
Sunday March 31stBanbury. Mill Arts Centre . Tony & Jim Celebrate Gershwin, Porter & Other Great Songwriters.Centre Show starts at 5.00pm.
APRIL 2019
Sunday 7thHarrow Arts Centre
Tony & Jim Celebrate Gershwin, Porter & Other Great Songwriters. Matinee.
Saturday 27thHay-On-Wye. St Mary’s Church. Hay Jazz. Details to follow
Sunday 28thBirmingham Town Hall. Raymond Gubbay presents SHAKE THAT THING! The Great British Song and Swing Dance Show. – with Tony Jacobs’ Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra, the Swing Time Jivers and Catherine Sykes. (Matinee)
MAY 2019
Saturday May 11thSt Albans. Alban Arena. SHAKE THAT THING! The Great British Song and Swing Dance Show. – with Tony Jacobs’s Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra, the Swing Time Jivers and Catherine Sykes.
May 13/14/15/16Warner’s Thoresby Hall. Tony presents a Festival of Hot Jazz, Big Band Swing, Cabaret and Dance, featuring the Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra, the Sue Greenway-Tony Jacobs Big Band, Catherine Sykes, Louise Cookman, the Swing Time Jivers, the Jim Barry Quintet – and from New York City – the wonderful Heather Gehring and Lou Brockman.
JUNE 2019
30thHarrow Arts Centre SHAKE THAT THING! The Great British Song and Swing Dance Show. – with Tony Jacobs’s Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra, the Swing Time Jivers and Catherine Sykes.
JULY 2019
Tuesday 2ndPulborough. West Chilt Jazz Club. The Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra
Saturday 6thHunstanton. Princess Theatre. SHAKE THAT THING! The Great British Song and Swing Dance Show. – with Tony Jacobs’s Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra, the Swing Time Jivers and Catherine Sykes.
AUGUST 2019
12th/13th/14th/15thWarner’s Cricket St Thomas. Tony’s Festival Of Hot Jazz, Big Band Swing, Cabaret and Dance. Featuring: The Tony Jacobs-Sue Greenway Big Band; The Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra ; Shake That Thing! The Great British Swing Dance Show with the Swing Time Jivers ; A Swell Party – The American & British Songbook Show. Daytime cabaret with Tony & Jim; a strict-tempo dance set; Catherine Sykes; Louise Cookman and much more!
SEPTEMBER 2019
Saturday 21stCamberley, Surrey. Camberley Theatre. SHAKE THAT THING! The Great British Song and Swing Dance Show. – with Tony Jacobs’ Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra, the Swing Time Jivers and Catherine Sykes.
Sunday 29th
OCTOBER 2019
Saturday 12th
Saturday 19thCwmbran. A SWELL PARTY. Details to follow.
NOVEMBER 2019
November 4/5/6/7.Warner’s Gunton Hall Coastal Resort. Tony presents a Festival of Big Band Swing, Hot Jazz and Cabaret. Watch this space for details…
2020
JANUARY 2020
Saturday 11thHorsham. Capitol Theatre. SHAKE THAT THING! The Great British Song and Swing Dance Show. – with Tony Jacobs’s Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra, the Swing Time Jivers and Catherine Sykes.
OCTOBER 2020
Saturday 17thCwmbran. THE TUXEDO JAZZ ORCHESTRA. Details to follow.
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