Previous events

Dec1

A Little Party Never Killed Nobody- at the Wonderland Festival

The Powerhouse, Lamington street, Newfarm, Brisbane

A speakeasy dance party and everyone is invited.

Brisbane’s ultimate summer-starter, Wonderland Festival bottles that mischievous after-hours spirit and pops the cork night after night with a world-class program of unashamedly balls-out entertainment, and Swing On In are ready to meet the crescendo of that excitement with a swing dance party like no other.

Featuring Brisbane’s all-female jazz ensemble, Yas Queen creating a stomping set of big band classics, popular jazz standards and modern-day hits. Brought to you by Swing On In, grab your dancing shoes and remember – A Little Party Never Killed Nobody!

Feb11

Tenille West and Paula Girvan- duo

Can You Keep a Secret? , Stanley street, Wooloongabba

Tee and Paula will be joining forces for this sweet little gig at at the gorgeous venue Can You Keep A Secret. Stop by and explore this quirky venue, and even buy some vintage clothing! Paula and Tee will be playing a mix of jazz with a bluesy influence, with songs from Billie Holiday, Bessie Smith and much more. Free Entry!

Oct5

Tee West Sextet

JMI Live, Exhibition street, Bowen Hills

Tee West will be debuting a full two sets of arranged and transcribed music from the 50's and 60's at the beloved JMI jazz club. Get ready for a set that might be a bit brash ( as my stage banter is literally improved) but also alot of fun! Lets celebrate that fun kinda jazz that gets your head a noddin, or tempts you into dancing at the back of the bar! Just 10 dollars, and free for JMI Students.

Sep26

Paula Girvan Swingtet, featuring Tee West for Brisbane Festival

City Hall, Brisbane

Paula Givan and Tee West are once again combining their forces, for this very exciting show which is part of the infamous Brisfest! This show with a 7 piece lineup, will featuring swinging jazz hits from the 50's ad 60's which is sure to get your toes a tappin

Aug23

Tenille West and Paula Girvan DUO

Doo Bop Jazz Bar, 101 Edward street , Brisbane

Tenille and Paula will be playing duo style at Doo Bops upstairs bar. Paula will be tinkling the ivories on the beautiful steinway, while Tenille tells heartfelt stories through jazz. Combine this with delicious food and great atmosphere, this will make for the perfect date night , or a fantastic mid week well earned celebration with friends. This is a free event!

Aug18

Tenille West Jazz Duo Featuring Mariel Hopper

Kettle and Tin , Paddington

Tenille and Mariel will be playing some soothing jazz to help you unwind after the work week! Come and enjoy kettle and tin's amazing food and delicious drinks menu!

Aug10

Paula Girvan trio Guest Appearace

JMI Live, Exhibition street, Brisbane

Tenille will be appearing as a guest vocalist at this event. Some other guest appearances at this show will be sure to impress. Who they are however, remain a secret for now! Just 10 dollars entry and free for JMI students.

Aug2

Paula Girvan and Tenille West (duo)

Doo Bop Jazz Bar, 101 Edward street Brisbane CBD

Paula, lecturer at the Jazz music institute and one of Brisbane's most swingin' piano players, has invited Tenille West to join her for this duo show. Tenille's vocals with a vast array of character and colour serve to compliment Paula's playing. This is a free event!

Jun30

Paula Girvan and Tenille West- duo

Doo- Bop Jazz Bar, 101 Edward Street , Brisbane City

Paula Girvan, well renowned Brisbane jazz icon and swinging piano player will join forces with Tee West, at Brisbane's exciting new jazz venue, Doo Bop. This will be a free event, held in the upstairs bar.

Jun26

Pg Swingtet Feat Tee West

JMI LIVE, Exhibition street, Bowen Hills

After Tee West's Sold out show at Padre, Paula Girvan has invited the whole ensemble for her second Set at JMI Live. This will be Tenille's first exciting appearance at the venue.

Jun4

The T West Sextet at Padre!

Padre Wooloongabba

Come on down to Padre Wooloongabba's underground jazz club, for the debut of the T-West Sextet!

Featuring the extraordinary talents of:

Alice Wheeler - on trumpet

Alex Price- On Tenor and barry sax

Paula Girvan- on keys

Beau Jorgenson- on drums

Kendall Layt- Bass

Tenille West- Vocals

The Twest Sextet, will be playing a mix of swinging vocal jazz from the 50's and 60's with horn lines and soul vibes sure to get your toes a-tapping. This show will be featuring arrangements from Ella Fitzgerald, Anita O'day, Etta Jame, Louis Prima and more! This will be ticketed show, with a limit of 30 people maximum.

Get your tix at Sticky Tix! https://www.stickytickets.com.au/52857