calendar | Swing Fever

Swing Fever is at the Panama Hotel the 1st Tuesdays of every month.
Generally as a quartet and occasionally with a surprise guest.

the Panama HotelThe Panama Hotel serves fine food. Call for a reservation if you’re dining.
4 Bayview
San Rafael
(415) 457-3993

We wish we could invite you to all of the wonderful private events we play, but then we would be advocating party crashing. If you have an event, we’d like to play for it, give us a call or send an email.
Bryan Gould with Denise Perrier If you wish to be on Swing Fever’s email list fill out the form to the right of this page.

Sometimes there are opportunities for clients to hear Swing Fever at selected private events.

To gain greater access to Swing Fever and its calendar of events, sign up for our e-mail list at or call us at 415-459-2428 for details and information!

Swing Fever with Denise Perrier

November 5, 2017 ~ doors open at 1 PM
Swing Fever with Denise Perrier
Afternoon concert in Frement
Concert from 2 to 4 PM
At the Thornton Junior High Auditorium
4357 Thornton Ave.
This concert is sponsored by The League of Volunteers, Newark (LOV)
Cover charge is a donation at the door.

click here to download a pdf poster

November 10, 2017 ~ 6 PM
Swing Fever is honored to be playing this fabulous event HISTORIC USO DANCE PARTY AT THE PETALUMA WOMAN’S CLUBHOUSE NOVEMBER 10, 2017 – INAUGURAL EVENT – 518 B St., Petaluma, CA – (707) 762-4271

Hep Cats, Slick Chicks, and GIs, don your vintage togs and get ready to swing and sway and boogie to the big band sounds of the 1940s!

On November 10th, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. the Petaluma Woman’s Club (PWC) will recreate the USO style dances that were held in the historic clubhouse during the WWII era, complete with period refreshments, swing dance lessons and fantastic prize opportunities, all in keeping with the patriotic theme. 1940’s attire and WWII Uniforms are encouraged.

On the eve of the Veterans Day Parade in downtown Petaluma, the clubhouse will pulse to the rhythms of big band sounds provided by the highly sought after Swing Fever Dance Band, with Brian Gould and Denise Perrier. Get your groove on with Bill Gabbert, swing dance teacher, who will show you how it’s done. Also on the program are: The Steven’s Sisters Act who will croon some close harmonies, LynAnn King singing songs from the Golden Era and Liberty School singers who will open the show with Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.

Simple foods will harken back to the wartime atmosphere. The bar will feature the Aviator Cocktail in the Officers’ Lounge, along with beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages served canteen style.

Hold on to your hats, caps and kerchiefs for the drawing of unique raffle prizes that include:

  • Memberships (2) in the Huey/Vets EMU, which gives the winners exclusive seats for a ride in a Huey Helicopter
  • A ride for 4 in a vintage 1952 Twin Beech 98 aircraft
  • Tickets (2) to the WWII Museum New Orleans, plus $300 towards airfare
  • Private gourmet dinner for 4 with Joe Turner, WW11 Vet & Grand Marshall, food by Preferred Sonoma Caterers, wine by Black Goose, and entertainment by LynAnn King
  • A day of fun at the Rosie the Riveter Museum & Victory Picnic Basket for 2-6 people
  • A Ride in a Vintage Vehicle in the Petaluma Vets Parade 11/11/17

Raffle Prize Tickets: $20 ea | 6 for $100 | Purchase at event or in advance from a PWC Member

Special Attraction: On Display will be uniforms worn by General William Westmoreland, Fleet Admiral Wm Halsey (Flying Tiger) and Lt. General L.B. Puller WWII.

A vintage jeep will mark the entrance to the party at 518 B Street in Petaluma, CA.
During WWII PWC members were asked by the commander of Hamilton Field Air Force Base if they would host USO dances at their club and provide their daughters as dance partners for some wholesome R&R for his troops. The PWC members were happy to comply.

All proceeds go to the PWC Restoration Fund to maintain the historic clubhouse. As it has for over 100 years, the club continues with event rentals, membership events and community activities. For more information and tickets, visit Tickets to the USO Dance are $50 each, and can be purchased through Brown Paper Tickets at


Dinner Dance Poster

September 30, 2017
Sausalito Portuguese Cultural Center
511 Caledonia Street
Sausalito, CA

October 13, 2017 ~ 7 PM
Water Music Festival – Long Beach Washington
At the Inn at Harbor Village, Ilwaco WA


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