Freestyle Reviews

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Ceroc Heaven: Kelham Hall, Newark

By | February 7th, 2018|Freestyle Reviews, Modern Jive DJs|

I'm in The Thunderball Room at Southport with DJ Silly Boy! It's Friday night, and the atmosphere out on a packed dance floor in The Thunderball Room is electrifying.  The music is blasting out of the speakers, with the bass turned up to the max, and every note of ZZ Top's Sharp dressed man is resonating [...]

Northern Jive Barnsley: Worsbrough

By | January 19th, 2018|Freestyle Reviews|

The Dance Gang hits the road Last weekend there was no dancing in the Nottingham area, so I did what I always do, and went on to the UK Jive Website.  I scrolled down the listings for Saturday, looking for a venue I hadn't been to before.  That's when I spotted The Northern Jive Barnsley freestyle at [...]

LeRoc Surrey: Tylney Hall, Leatherhead

By | January 13th, 2018|Freestyle Reviews|

This is one of the best In September of last year I published a list of my Top 5 Freestyles from the previous twelve months (see link below).  A LeRoc Surrey Freestyle held in February 2017 at Tylney Hall, Leatherhead topped the list.  That night the freestyle ticked just about every box, and it was [...]

Ceroc Surrey: Fairlands Community Centre, Guildford

By | January 11th, 2018|Freestyle Reviews|

Time for another road trip In my first year of writing freestyle reviews (to September 2017) I visited twenty five different freestyle venues.  In the current year since September I've only visited six, and three of those I'd visited in my first year.  Three new venues doesn't give my blog much credibility when there are hundreds [...]

Ceroc Heaven: New Year’s Eve, Motown & Soul Fix

By | January 9th, 2018|Freestyle Reviews, Motown|

Another Great New Year's Eve Party Night New Year's Eve saw another great party night with Ceroc Heaven at The Freisland School, Sandiacre on the outskirts of Nottingham.  Just as before this was a great night of dancing and celebrations, but as I've reviewed the New Years Eve Party before, I thought I'd do things a [...]

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 [...]

Ceroc Heaven: Grange Hall, Radcliffe on Trent

By | November 28th, 2017|Freestyle Reviews|

8:30 and already the dance floor is buzzing I didn't arrive at Grange Hall until eight thirty, but already the dance floor was buzzing.  Grange Hall has long been one of the premier freestyle venues in the East Midlands, and yet again it was packed out.  I quickly sensed that this was going to be fabulous night,  [...]

Pirate Jive: The Shed, Beeston, Nottingham

By | November 10th, 2017|Freestyle Reviews, Modern Jive DJs|

DJ Gary Steps up to the big stage Over many years DJ Ian McLeod built an enviable reputation for his Pirate Jive freestyles at The Shed in Beeston, Nottingham.  People travelled a long way to experience the great atmosphere and enjoy the fabulous music that Ian provided.  The Shed was with out doubt established as one [...]

Yorkshire Freestyle Nights: The Engine Shed, Wetherby

By | November 9th, 2017|Freestyle Reviews|

Paul you have to go to The Engine Shed Back in April I'd ventured up The A1 to Tadcaster for a freestyle at Riley-Smith Hall run by DJ Kerry Bayley.  It turned out to be a fantastic night, and when I came to select my Top 5 Freestyles of The Year I had to include [...]

My Top 5 Picks of the year: Part 2 Freestyles

By | October 6th, 2017|Articles, Freestyle Reviews|

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 [...]