Swing in Barcelona

Posted on 17 August 2009 in Barcelona, always!, Music & Performances

Benny Goodman, one of the first swing bandleaders to achieve widespread fame.

Benny Goodman, one of the first swing bandleaders to achieve widespread fame.

Lindy Hop classes, face painting workshops, dance, concerts, etc. and all that with swing in the background. That’s what you’ll find in Plaça del Diamant during the Gràcia Festival, during which it will become the Plaça del Swing (Swing Square).

The music will be provided by Johnny Branchizio & The Lindy Hop Connection, the Ivanow Jazz Group, Lush Five, S’Arrual, The Swinging Singers, Jove Combo and Cabo San Roque, while there will also be musical performances with puppets for little children, theatrical performances and swing workshops for everyone.

Where: Plaça del Diamant,
Gràcia District.
When: Gràcia Festival week,
August 15th – 21st.
Cost: Free activities.

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