Teatro Golden, Palermo, Sicily – 24th January 2008
This was a show in a theatre and Tony was backed by Jazz Sciliana and it was a swing show.
These set lists were written by Tony.
Rock City, Nottingham 12th May 2008
This was a band show to raise money for Tony’s driver who had become ill. Peter Cox joined Tony to sing Drive My Car, Somebody Told Me and Boys of Summer. He later came back for Let’s Stick Together. The band was: John Keeble, Phil Taylor, Phil Williams and Richie Barrett.
The Hague Jazz Festival 23rd May 2008
A swing show with a Dutch orchestra.
Braehead Arena, Glasgow 31st May 2008
This was an indoor festival show wit many acts on the bill. Tony’s usual band were not there.
Marbella Jazz Festival- 27th June 2008
This was a swing show in a theatre with the Barcelona Jazz Orchestra.
Jazz San Javier 28th June 2008
This was a swing show in an outdoor amphitheatre with the Barcelona Jazz Orchestra
Swinging True – The Big Band Tour, Somerleyton Hall near Lowestoft – 15th August 2008
An outdoor show with a swing band including Simon Wilescroft and Dave Williamson plus Richie Barrett.
Windsor Racecourse – 23rd August 2008
This was a band show after racing at Windsor Racecourse. The band was John Keeble, Phil Taylor, Phil Williams, Richie Barrett and Andrea Grant.
Bridgewater Hall, Manchester – 24th November 2008
This was the start of four dates. According to Richie Barrett, a tour has to have as many or more dates than the word tour, so this counted as a tour. The band were John Keeble, Phil Taylor, Phil Williams, Richie Barrett, Kate Hector (backing singer) and horny boys Dan Carpenter, Dave Williamson and a saxophonist Richard.
The Sage, Gateshead – 1st December 2008
This was the fourth show on the tour.