Monthly Archives: December 2017


Quick Steps: Quick Notes – December 17

By | December 31st, 2017|Quick Steps|

Cracking Sound System rocks Kelham You can't stop me writing about great dance music and there was plenty as Ashley Davis made his Kelham Hall debut last night, but what I have to mention occasionally is the sound system.  Sadly at times the sound system can let the music down at venues, but last night [...]

Serious Jockin’- no G

By | December 26th, 2017|Music Reviews|

This article was originally posted in October 2016.  I've recently updated it with new music. So where do Modern Jive DJs find their exclusive dance tracks? So how do Modern Jive DJs find the fresh music tracks that keep the dancers interested?  The pop charts will give them a constant supply of new tracks, and there are several [...]

Ceroc Heaven: Christmas Party Fun Lesson, Grange Hall

By | December 21st, 2017|Classes and Workshops|

Was this the best Christmas Fun class ever? Ceroc Heaven Christmas Party class nights are always fun, and this year the class at Grange Hall in Radcliife on Trent was no exception.  In fact it included a fun class that might go down in the history books as their most 'Bonkers' ever.  I'll try to [...]

My Top Picks of The Year: Part 4 DJ Playlists

By | December 17th, 2017|Articles, Modern Jive DJs|

My 2016-17 Modern Jive Highlights It's a year since I started my modern jive blog, and in that time I've danced on average three times a week. I must have visited over fifty different Modern Jive venues and written reviews on most of them. That's a lot of dancing and a lot of writing. With [...]

LeRoc Scotland: Burgh Halls , Glasgow

By | December 14th, 2017|Freestyle Reviews|

A five hundred mile road trip to dance Would you make a five hundred mile road trip to go dancing for an evening?  That's what I did last Saturday with my dance buddy Terry.  We set off from Derby about 12:30, and despite major hold ups on The M6, arrived at the venue in Glasgow [...]

MJRoc Warmwell Dance Weekender: The Review

By | December 6th, 2017|Guest Reviews, Weekenders|

Seems one of the best Weekenders passed me by I was in conversation with my friend Sue Astle when she told me she was off to the MJRoc Warmwell Weekender near Weymouth in Dorset. It's one of the best Paul.  I've been a regular for years and always book up for the following year as [...]