SENSATIONAL swing band The Jive Aces have announced new dates for their UK tour, writes Luke Adams.

Regarded as the top jive band, the Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalists will present their brand new show ‘Big Beat Revue’ at The Mill in Sonning on February 17.

The show features special guests, the vintage pinup dancing singing and tapping showgirls, The Satin Dollz; The low down baritone sax of Lottie B and the smooth accordion of Grazia Bevilacqua.

From beginning to end the show is full of colours, 40s and 50s songs and rhythms with a dash of Rock ‘n Roll.

They have appeared in more than 40 countries around the world, including Buckingham Palace.

People from Reading in particular may remember The Jive Aces, following a recent performance on Broad Street.

The band have supported the ‘Truth about Drugs’ campaign for 20 years by raising awareness for addiction and solutions.

Comprised of Ian Clarkson, Ken Smith, John Fordham, Alex Douglas, Vince Hurley and Peter Howell, they have been together for 21 years and first met as teenagers in East London.

The show will have you feet taping with all time classics made famous by Louis Prima, Bobby Darin, The Andrew Sisters and Ella Fitzgerald along with a wide selection of originals taken from their 10 studio albums.

It was launched for the first time this summer at the Edinburgh Fringe, where they sold out and got five star reviews.

And now, by popular demand, the show is travelling all over the UK and beyond.

The Jive Aces, who became famous for putting Simon Cowell in a good mood, just received the 2018 prestigious Boisdale Music Award for Best Band.

Their hallmark yellow suits have appeared on many of the world’s biggest stages since they shot to fame on the talent show.

From Glastonbury and Children in Need, to the Montreux Jazz Festival, they have established themselves as one of the hottest acts on the circuit.

The band have also worked with many of the industries top names, including John Travolta, Status Quo and Jools Holland.

Their recent charity single was produced by Mike Stock, of Stock, Aitken and Waterman fame.

Tickets are available for £45. Doors open at 8pm and the price of the ticket includes dinner.

Please call the box office on: 118 9698000 for more information.