The Swingles

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The Swingles

swingles chorus of westerly

The Swingles are a London-based a cappella septet whose rotating cast of members has been touring the world for over half a century. I first learned about them years and years ago through the Britpop band Pulp, who paired with the group for a particularly obscure number that only ever appeared on the soundtrack to a BBC show about a pair of detectives, one of whom was a ghost. The funny thing about the Swingles is that though they began in Paris in 1962, they were actually founded by a guy from Alabama named Ward Swingle. The original group featured bass and percussion, though the rhythm is now primarily vocal.


March 31 2019


Date: March 31, 2019
Time: 4:00 pm
Cost: $17 – $30
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George Kent Performance Hall

119 High Street
Westerly, RI United States

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