Music – Band & DJs

Hot Sugar Band!

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Their performance here:

The Hot Sugar Band is one of the top-rated bands in the world of Lindy Hop and Swing dance and has performed at over 160+ events over the past 3 years, including at Snowball, Herrang (Sweden), Camp Swing It (Korea) and Harlem (Lithuania). Let their unique sound and amazing energy transport you straight to the 1930′s ballrooms of Harlem, into the golden age of Jazz!

Janaia Joy Farrell

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Janaia takes her listeners, with her 5 octave vocal range, on a journey of honey tones and perfect high notes that stretch your senses to the fullest. With over 21 years in the music industry, from Hollywood to Hong Kong she has toured across the globe performing in musicals (HairSpray, Chicago, Little Shop of Horrors, The Wiz etc), with orchestras, major label recording studios (Sony, Warner, EMI) and as a house regular in 5 star hotels.

DJs – more to be added soon!

Philippe (HK)


DJ & Music coordinator

Philippe heads the DJ team at Hong Kong Swing Festival. He has been swing dancing and collecting music for several decades. He regularly DJs around the region and further away (Herrang, Snowball, CSI, Swingtime Ball. He likes to play many different styles of swing music to keep the dancers happy and will sometimes DJ from his vinyl collection. He also runs workshops for DJs.

Thomas (HK)

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One of Hong Kong’s regular DJs. Thomas has also played music around the world including Singapore, Vietnam, Taiwan, and France. His style is of high quality and swinging music guaranteed to keep those triple steps a-stepping! As a dancer that is primarily inspired by the music, he knows what will keep people going on the floor and will definitely play some tunes that you’ve never heard before.