7 July 2024

6.00pm performance

Salute to Sinatra & Swing Legends

Widely regarded as the finest big band singer in the UK, Matthew Ford returns to Gawsworth with the British Open Champions and world’s number one ranked band Foden’s, for the ultimate swing and big band experience.

Matt is a previous winner of the UK’s Best Male Big Band Vocalist who has regularly appeared with the John Wilson Orchestra, BBC Big Band and Syd Lawrence Orchestra.

Together, these talented musicians will turn back the clock to the halcyon days of Sinatra and Swing, performing all of Ol’ Blue Eyes greatest hits – I’ve Got You Under My Skin, Fly Me To The Moon, Mack The Knife, My Way, New York New York – and plenty more from the era’s finest acts.

Performances take place on a large festival stage in front of the Hall. The seating area is uncovered.

Please bring your own garden chair. Gazebos, fishing brollies, parasols etc are allowed, but not in the main seating area.

No children under six years old may attend performances.

(Price includes £2.00 per ticket booking fee.)