image for Music item typeDown for the Count Swing Orchestra at Theatre Royal Wakefield

Music, Fri 28 Feb 2020, £17-£22

Down For The Count

Down For The Count


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Down for the Count are a mini big band with an electrifying show full of incredible energy and musicianship. Described as ‘a breath of fresh air on the swing scene‘, they are now regularly found at jazz clubs in the UK and abroad (Ronnie Scott’s, London, Le Caveau de la Huchette, Paris), at festivals including Twinwood Festival and London Jazz Festival and on BBC Radio.

Experience a spectacular evening of Swing and Big Band music with the Down for the Count Swing Orchestra, as they bring the sounds of the Swing era back to life. Enjoy the vintage sounds of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong from the band’s stunning instrumentalists and vocalists.

‘One helluva celebration of vintage music’
Time Out London

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Disabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 28 Feb 2020 19:30 to 21:40


£22, £20, £17 (plus concessions)



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Map reference: SE 329207  Lat: 53.68172 Long: -1.50336

By Road:
Follow signs for Wakefield city centre.
Several car parks are close by.

By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Wakefield Westgate Railway Station
Nearest bus station: Wakefield Bus Station

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Wakefield Westgate station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Disabled accessDisabled access