Swing Dancing club night events from Mouthful O' Jam: Lindy Hop & Jive dance events dancing to original 1920s 30s and 40s swing recordings played on vintage equipment.
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Wild, art deco style swing dance events: Early dance jazz DJs, original 78 rpm recordings
of the 1920s 30s 40s on vintage equipment. Bottom dollar entry. Million dollar atmosphere.

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Posted: 11 Oct 2019, 1:49 pm

Mouthful is back with more musical revelry, bringing you the most killa tunes all on the original 78rpm records.  Our Dj's Rohan The Man, Kid Krupa, Stompdown Geoff and Swing Maniac will give your ears a run for their money playing everything from Early Jazz, Blues, Swing, Jump right up to early RnB. 

Mouthful is a night based on good music rather than dance and we play what takes our fancy, that said everybody seems to dance!


The beginning of the evening will see the wonderful Gaia teaching a beginners class to get a few moves under your belt, then it's hot music and dancing all the way 'til 2am.


Saturday 2 November @ The Salisbury, 1 Grand Parade, London, N4 1JX.
8.00pm to 2.00am - £8 entry all evening, including the class.


Bottom dollar price, top dollar value.  Ain't nothin' like a good Mouthful!

Posted: 17 Sep 2019, 7:46 pm

C'mon hoofers, grab your shoes, dance away those doggone blues!
 
October Mouthful O'Jam is upon us!  Swing Maniac, Rohan Thee Man, Kid Krupa and Stompdown Geoff will be on the decks to delight you with hot jazz, jump, moody blues and sizzlin' swing on original 78rpm records, keeping you moving on the dance floor into the early hours.

Beginners dance class with the wonderful Gaia at 8.00 to prep you for the evening, then we're off for a night of right righteous fun!
 
Saturday 5 October @ The Salisbury, 1 Grand Parade, London, N4 1JX.

8.00pm to 2.00am - £8 entry all evening, including the class.  

Bottom dollar price, top dollar value.  Ain't nothin' like a good Mouthful!

Posted: 15 Aug 2019, 5:59 am

September Sizzler!

We're back with a stash of hot vintage shellac for your dancing pleasure. Our fabulous DJ combo Rohan Thee Man, Kid Krupa and Stompdown Geoff will be working those wheels of steel to delight you with hot jazz, jump, moody blues and sizzlin' swing, keeping you moving on the dance floor into the early hours.

Beginners' dance class at 8pm to get some moves under your belt, then the brakes are off for an evening of fun and frolics!

Saturday 7 September @ The Salisbury, 1 Grand Parade, London, N4 1JX

Just £8 all in.

Bottom dollar entry, million dollar atmosphere!

Posted: 27 Jul 2019, 12:48 pm

Well folks we're getting hotter and hotter, so must be time for August Mouthful!

We'll will be laying down sizzling sounds from the 20s -50s all on original shellac 78's. We'll have those fans going too, so that you can keep burning up the floor all night! Nothing but total killa tunes - Jazz, Swing, Blues, Jump and R n B and any other thing that takes the fancy of the best DJ's of this music in town.

Rohan Thee Man, Kid Krupa, DJ Viper and Stompdown Geoff will be keeping your feet happy through 'til 2am!

Dance class with Gaia at 8pm for an hour, then off we go for a righteously riotous evening!


Saturday 3 August at the wonderful Salisbury Hotel, 1 Grand Parade, London N4 1JX.

Just £8 all in. Bottom dollar entry, million dollar atmosphere!

Posted: 30 Jun 2019, 6:41 pm

Well folks summer is well and truly here, so it's time for Mouthful to go Wicky Wacky down at Wai-ki-ki!
This month we're going Hawaiian, so come dressed in your best Hawaiian, tropical and Tiki garments.

We'll be dancing till 2am to the best vintage shellac recordings served up by DJ Viper, Hotcha Paul, Rohan The Man and Stomp Down Geoff.
Dance class with Gaia at 8pm for an hour, then off we go for an evening of fun and frolics!
Saturday 6 July at the wonderful Salisbury Hotel, 1 Grand Parade, London N4 1JX.
Just £8 all in. Bottom dollar entry, million dollar atmosphere!
Aloha!

Posted: 25 May 2019, 10:08 am

June Mouthful O'Jam - cancelled!

Sorry folks but we've been told by the Salisbury Hotel that we can't have the back room on 1 June because of the UEFA Final.

We'll be back on 6 July for more Mouthful thrills, spills and hot hot hot dancin' - save that date! 

Posted: 27 Apr 2019, 2:08 pm

Mouthful May will soon be upon us and so will a whole heap of killa' tunes to keep you on the dance floor through to the early hours!

Tune Meisters Kid Krupa, Stompdown Geoff, Rohan The Man and Swing Maniac will be bringing you the very best in Jazz, Swing, Blues, Jump and RNB all on original 78 rpm records and played on vintage equipment.

There will be a beginners class at the start of the evening, with Gaia teaching you a few moves to get you going.

Only £8 on the door, price includes lesson, now you can't beat that!

Saturday 4 May, 8.00pm - 2.00am @ The Salisbury, 1 Grand Parade, Green Lanes, London N4 1JX

Hope you see you there!

Posted: 27 Mar 2019, 7:15 pm

The best swing dance night EVAHHH!

Once again Mouthful opens up its doors for a wonderful evening of super hot music. Our fabulously skilled DJ’s Rohan The Man, Kid Krupa, Stompdown Geoff and Swing Maniac will be playing the best most stompin', bluesing and swinging tunes about all on the original 78rpm records. Yes folks, there really is no other club like it.

Swing dance lesson with special surprise guest teacher starts at 8pm. 
If you fancy a boogie then there is plenty of space and if you just want to listen come along and join us for a melange of spicy tunes!

Entry including dance lesson and atmosphere all in at just £8.
 
The Salisbury Hotel, Green Lanes, N4 1JX - 8.00pm - 2.00 am Saturday 6 April.

Posted: 16 Feb 2019, 4:19 pm

Well folks - after an amazing 9th birthday party, we're ready for more!

Mad March Mouthful O' Jam is back with a stash of hot shellac for your dancing pleasure. Our fabulous DJ combo Swing Maniac, Kid Krupa and Rohan The Man will be on the decks to delight you with hot jazz, jump, moody blues and sizzlin' swing, keeping you moving on the dance floor into the early hours.

The wonderful Gaia will be teaching a beginners swing dance class at 8.00pm, then it's toe-tappin' toons through to two!

Saturday 2 March, 8.00pm to 2.00am - only £8 entry all evening, including the class.

Join us for a night of awesome vintage dancing and music!

The Salisbury Pub, 1 Grand Parade, Green Lanes, London N4 1JX

Posted: 20 Jan 2019, 8:51 pm

Mouthful O' Jam 9th BirTHdAy! YeY!
It's our 9th anniversary! It's gonna be a KILLLLLLLLAAHH!

Vintage shellac DJing on those wheels of steel with Swing Maniac, Kid Krupa, Stomp Down Geoff and the one and only Rohan Thee Man!  We'll keep those toes a-tappin' into the small hours with all that's best in Jazz, Swing, Jump and RnB for your dancing pleasure!

£8 entry includes beginners swing dance lesson with the fabulous Gaia at 8pm.


Saturday 2 February, 8.00pm - 2.00am @ The Salisbury, 1 Grand Parade, Green Lanes, London N4 1JX


Posted: 11 Dec 2018, 5:26 pm

We are heartbroken to announce that we have lost one of the mainstays of Mouthful O'Jam, our awesome DJ and dear friend Tim Hellazapoppin', who passed suddenly on 6 December.

We have decided to cancel the next Mouthful O' Jam which would have been at the beginning of January so that we can put our focus on making his last Hellzapoppin' an event that Tim would be proud of with lots of clapping and air trumpets!

Be there - Hellzapoppin' Post Xmas Bash - The Last One!
Saturday 29 December 20.30 - 02.00am at the Salisbury Hotel, 1 Grand Parade, N4 1JX.
Entry - £10 on the door.

Hot vintage dance music all night long!!
Featuring Live Band!! The Sugar Ray Trio

DJs: Rohan Thee Man & Natty Congeroo chiming in with their maestro musical notes a plenty.

Please come along & help us to celebrate the life and memory of Tim and do him proud !

Mouthful will resume in February for what will be our 9th birthday. Hope everyone has a great holiday season and see all your lovely faces soon!

Posted: 14 Nov 2018, 8:25 pm

December and the last Mouthful of 2018!  The year has blown by real fast and we aim to finish with a bang!
This month we have the four stooges on the decks bringing you the very best jazz, swing, jump and RnB on original 78rpm records. Swing Maniac, Tim Hellzapoppin, Kid Krupa and Stompdown Geoff will keep you on your toes all night with the hottest sounds around.
Early on at the beginning of the evening Gaia will teach you a few moves to get you warmed up and raring to go, then it's on the dance floor 'til 2!

Saturday 1 December, 8pm - 2am @ The Salisbury Pub, 1 Grand Parade, N4 1JX
Entry just £8 all evening including the lesson.


Posted: 17 Oct 2018, 11:24 am

So, for November it's Mouthful O’Jam with a band!
This month we have the sizzling Swingtime Serenaders with tantalising jazz and dance from the 20s and 30s to get that rhythm in your feet!
On the decks we have Swing Maniac, Stomp Down Geoff, Tim Hellzapoppin' and Kid Krupa serving up the hottest jazz, swing, jump and RnB 78’s to delight your musical appetite and keep you on the floor through to 2.  
The beginning of the evening will see the fabulous Gaia teaching a swing dance lesson from 8pm, then it's dancing all the way with our band due on at 10.
Saturday 3 November @ The Salisbury Pub, 1 Grand Parade, N4 1JX
Entry £8 all evening including the lesson.

Posted: 22 Sep 2018, 11:45 am


Mouthful O' Jam is back with a stash of hot shellac for your dancing pleasure. Our fabulous DJ combo Swing Maniac, Tim Hellzapoppin, Kid Krupa and Stompdown Geoff will be on the decks to delight you with hot jazz, jump, moody blues and sizzlin' swing, keeping you moving on the dance floor into the early hours.

The wonderful Gaia will be teaching a beginners swing dance class at 8.00pm, then it's toe-tappin' toons through to two!

Saturday 6 October, 8.00pm to 2.00am - only £8 entry all evening, including the class.

Join us for a night of amazing vintage dancing and music!


The Salisbury Pub, 1 Grand Parade, Green Lanes, London N4 1JX

Mouthful O'Jam, September 18 Edition!

Posted: 23 Aug 2018, 6:41 pm

September already! The end of 2018 is coming soon!
We're revving up those wheels of steel ready for an evening of sizzling sounds from the 20s -50s all on original shellac 78's.  Jazz, Swing, Blues, Jump and R n B and any other thing that takes the fancy of the best DJ's of this music in town.
Tim Hellzapoppin, Swing Maniac, Kid Krupa and Stompdown Geoff will be keeping you on the dance floor through 'til 2am!
Dance class with Paul Crook at 8pm, then the brakes are off for an evening of fun and frolics!
Saturday 1 September @ The Salisbury, 1 Grand Parade, London, N4 1JX
Just £8 all in.
Bottom dollar entry, million dollar atmosphere!

Posted: 24 Jul 2018, 12:48 pm

Well folks summer is well and truly here, so it's time for August Mouthful!
The boys will be laying down sizzling sounds from the 20s -50s all on original shellac 78's.  We'll have those fans going too, so that you can keep burning up the floor all night! Nothing but total monster tunes - Jazz, Swing, Blues, Jump and R n B and any other thing that takes the fancy of the best DJ's of this music in town.
Tim Hellzapoppin, Kid Krupa and Stompdown Geoff will be keeping your feet happy through 'til 2am!
Dance class with Gaia at 8pm for an hour, then off we go for an evening of fun and frolics!
Saturday 4 August at the Salisbury pub, 1 Grand Parade, London N4 1JX.
Just £8 all in. Bottom dollar entry, million dollar atmosphere!

Posted: 26 Jun 2018, 10:41 pm

We won't be holding Mouthful O'Jam in July 'cos of the World Cup.

Back in August for another evening of thrills, spills and hot hot hot dancin'!

See you then!

Mouthful O' Jam - June Edition!

Posted: 27 May 2018, 9:23 am



JUNE ALREADY! Mouthful is going to be SAWEEEEET!

Those tunes you know and love and dance like mad to, served up by London's top shellac DJ's on hot 78's to keep you all moving all night.  Swing, Jazz, Jump, Rhythm & Blues as well as some nice early rock n' roll to get you on the rhythm and out on the dance floor!

Beginners dance lesson starting at 8pm that will start you off on the right - or left - foot so you can strut like mad!
Don't forget to let us know if it is your birthday - the birthday gal or guy gets in free!

Entrance fee just £8 all evening including lesson.

The Salisbury Hotel, Green Lanes, N4 1JX - 8.00pm - 2.00 am Saturday 2 June!
 

Posted: 21 Apr 2018, 5:49 pm

Mouthful O' Jam - Cinco De Mayo Special!

Our next little event will see the shellac masters playing a host of hot hot hot 78’s from Jazz through to R n B and everything in between for your dancing pleasure. Our top record spinners Tim Hellzapoppin, Kid Krupa, Stomp Down Geoff and Swing Maniac will keep you on your toes all evening!

The beginning of the evening will see Gaia teaching some new moves from 8pm then the hottest music in town all evening!

Don't forget to let us know if it is your birthday - the birthday gal or guy gets in free!

Entrance fee just £8 all evening including lesson.

The Salisbury Hotel, Green Lanes, N4 1JX - 8.00pm - 2.00 am Saturday 5 May 

Posted: 1 Apr 2018, 8:12 am

Once again folks Mouthful opens up its doors for a wonderful evening of super hot music. Our fabulously skilled DJ’s Tim Hellzapoppin', Kid Krupa, Stompdown Geoff and Swing Maniac will be playing the best most stompin', bluesing and swinging tunes about all on 78rpm recordings till 2am. Yes folks, there really is no other club like it.

From 8pm our tame Swing Dance instructress Gaia will give you some fancy moves to get you in the groove.

If you fancy a boogy then there is plenty of space and if you just want to listen come along and join us for a melange of spicy tunes!


Entry including dance lesson and atmosphere all in at just £8.
 
The Salisbury Hotel, Green Lanes, N4 1JX - 8.00pm - 2.00 am Saturday 7 April.

Posted: 20 Feb 2018, 1:15 pm




Mad as a March Mouthful!

We're opening our doors for another great night of music, dancing and revelry.

Our top 78 DJs will be cranking up those wheels of steel to give you the hottest music in town all on the original 78rpm records. Stompdown Geoff, Swing Maniac, Kid Krupa and Tim Hellzapoppin' will keep you on your toes past the witching hour with killa' sets of Jazz, Swing, Blues, Jump and much more!

Beginners Swing Dance lesson with Gaia starts the evening off on the right foot from 8pm.


Saturday 3 March, 8pm - 2am,  £8 entry including the lesson.  Bottom dollar entry, top dollar value!




Posted: 20 Jan 2018, 4:39 pm



8 YEARS to celebrate & still going strong!

Mouthful opens its doors for another great night of music, dancing, revelry and cake!

Our top 78rpm DJs will be spinning the hottest music in town all on original records. Stompdown Geoff, Swing Maniac, Kid Krupa and Tim Hellzapoppin' will keep you swinging away into the early hours with killa' sets of Jazz, Swing, Blues, Jump and much more!


Beginners Swing Dance lesson with Gaia starts the evening off on the right foot from 8pm.

Saturday 3 February, 8pm - 2am,  £8 entry including the lesson.  Bottom dollar entry, top dollar value!

Posted: 17 Dec 2017, 1:46 pm


C'mon hoofers, grab your shoes, dance away those doggone blues!


Mouthful O'Jam January is upon us!  Tim Hellzapoppin, Kid Krupa and Stompdown Geoff will be on the decks to delight you with hot jazz, jump, moody blues and sizzlin' swing on original 78rpm records, keeping you moving on the dance floor into the early hours. 
 
Saturday 6 January 2018, 8.00pm to 2.00am - £7 entry all evening, including the class.  Bottom dollar price, top dollar value!


 

Posted: 28 Nov 2017, 8:36 pm

Mouthful is back with musical revelry bringing you the most killa tunes all on 78 rpm discs. This month as it’s Christmas month we have added our very special guest band ‘The Swingtime Serenaders’ and we are really looking forward to having this wonderful band play.
Our Dj's Tim Hellzapoppin,Kid Krupa,Stompdown Geoff and Swing Maniac will certainly give your ears a run for their money playing everything from Early Jazz,Blues,Swing,Jump right up to early R N B. Mouthful is a night based on good music rather than dance and we play what takes our fancy, that said everybody seems to dance!
The beginning of the evening will see us teaching a short balboa lesson.
Saturday 2 December, 8.00pm to 2.00am, entry £7 all evening.....see you there.

Posted: 23 Oct 2017, 5:01 pm



Mouthful O' Jam is back after a month's break and we have a stash of hot shellac to play you. Our fabulous DJ combo: Swing Maniac, Tim Hellzapoppin, Kid Krupa and Stompdown Geoff will be on the decks to delight you with some hot jazz, jump, moody blues and sizzlin' swing, to keep you moving on the dance floor into the early hours. 

The wonderful Nikki Santilli will be teaching an Improvers Balboa class starting at 8.00pm, so shuffle along and smooth those moves!

Saturday 4 November, 8.00pm to 2.00am - £7 entry all evening, including the class.
 

 

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