The Roots of Elvis

The Roots of Elvis

Sun, 03 March 2024

7:00 PM

The Ballroom

The UK’s number one Jive and Swing band, The Jive Aces came together with a common love for American roots music; jive, swing, jazz, blues and rock and roll. When asked in interviews how they came upon and got into this genre of music as teenagers in southern England they always tell the same story - that it was through the door opened by Elvis Presley, the King of Rock and Roll.

Loving the music of Elvis they quickly learned of his influences such as blues singer Arthur Crudup w...

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