The 4th Annual Speakeasy Soirée

presented by The Hangar at Stanley


7:30pm January 19th, 2019


Live Swing Music
by LAPOMPE (and Friends)

Nominated by Westword Magazine as one of the best jazz bands on the front range, LAPOMPE's notable performances include the Five Points Jazz Festival, Westword Music Showcase, The People's Fair, and 1940’s Ball.

Musical guests include Hazel Miller, Gabriel Mervine - Trumpet, Jill Frederickson - Drums, Bill Pontarelli - Clarinet.


Featured Vocalist
Hazel Miller!

We're pleased to announce that Hazel Miller will be our featured vocalist at the Speakeasy Soirée! Described as a "force of nature," singled out as one of 150 people that make Denver a better place to live, Hazel's voice charges each song she sings with a primal dose of genuine soul.

Her 38-year career started in Louisville where she recorded the official song of the city. Since then, her talent has taken her across the world. We are honored and so very excited to have her join us on stage at our Speakeasy Soirée!


Aerial Silk Performances
by Staza Stone

Staza is an aerialist, stilt walker, hula hooper, fire dancer, and clown. Coming from a musical theater background, Staza loves vaudeville and variety. She wants to use circus as a tool to unlock the imagination through story-telling. She graduated from Frequent Flyers Productions Aerial Dance Program in 2014.

Staza can be found performing both nationally and internationally in a variety of circus extravaganzas. She tours with the bands MarchFourth and Sepiatonic, has performed aerial 70ft up with The String Cheese Incident and has shared the stage with many talented artists.


Charleston Dance Lesson
by Swingin' Denver

From 8:00-8:30pm

Charleston, the dance of the 1920’s, taught by experienced Swingin’ Denver instructors. Learn face-to-face, sweet turns, and fancy solo moves!

Swingin’ Denver is your one-stop source for all things dancing Swing in Denver.


Vendor List


FAQ

  • What is The Speakeasy Soiree? Is it a dance or mostly a party with some space for dancing?

  • It's a vintage party with swing dancing, live music, vintage vendors, great drinks and food, live entertainment and more! It celebrates the essence found in the great clubs and ballrooms of the 1920s-40s.

  • What is the Hangar at Stanley? Is it an airplane hangar?

  • The doors of the Hangar at Stanley used to open to a smaller runway designed for Stanley test planes. Stanley Aviation was well-known for a series of revolutionary airplane ejection scenes. Now, it has been transformed into an airy marketplace featuring restaurants, shops, coffee, beer, co-working spaces and a great entertainment space.

  • Where is the Hangar at Stanley?

  • On the Northwest corner of:

    2501 N. Dallas Street
    Aurora, Colorado 80010

  • What is the parking situation?

  • There will be a main parking lot and a nearby overflow lot. The confirmation emails sent out closer to the event will have more info on parking.

  • What is this event? Is there a theme?

  • LAPOMPE wants an event that brings swing music and vintage gypsy jazz to the masses! Swingin Denver has a tremendous passion for the music and swing dance and wants to promote this art form. The theme is all things Vintage.

  • Is there a dress code?

  • We do encourage vintage or vintage-inspired attire from the 1920's-40's, but won't turn you away with whatever dressy attire you're sporting. T-shirts and ripped clothing are discouraged.

  • What time does LAPOMPE start and end? What time does the event end?

  • LAPOMPE will be hitting the stage at 8:30pm and ending at 11:30pm. The event ends at 11:30pm.

  • I've read the VIP ticket description but I'd like some more info.

  • The VIP lounge will have more comfortable seating and direct access to the bar. The Early Access time is really for people to beat the registration line if that gets long. The food is being catered by Adelitas, featuring wonderful fresh contemporary Mexican food.