The 3rd Annual Speakeasy Soirée

presented by The Hangar at Stanley

7:30pm January 20th, 2018

Live Swing Music
by La Pompe Jazz (and Friends)

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

The third annual Speakeasy Soiree provides La Pompe Jazz the opportunity to collaborate with the best Front Range swing musicians starting with the darling of Denver swing, Sweet B, bringing her distinctive and soulful voice to the stage. Then there is Jeremy Mohney, Boulder based saxophonist, vocalist, bandleader, and composer bringing the Hot Jazz! Plus, Jill Frederickson, drummer, will be rounding out the rhythm section with her impeccable groove.

Burlesque Performances
with Gazella and Champagne Shuga Nova

Gazella is a real-life Las Vegas Showgirl who high-kicked her way into the principal role of the world-famous showgirl spectacular, Jubilee! Gazella has performed her original works all over America and can frequently be seen in the spotlight as one of the stars of the famous Denver venue, The Clocktower Cabaret.

Champagne Shuga Nova is a resident dancer down at The Clocktower Cabaret in Denver, CO. Known for her flirtatious personality and charisma on stage, the bubbly blonde bombshell is sure to pop your cork.

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


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

  • It's both a Dance and party. There will be tons of swing dancers and space to dance. We also have a food truck from Comida, great vintage vendors and performances from both swing troupes and Burlesque.

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

  • The hanger is located at a wonderful marketplace called Stanley Marketplace. It has tons of shops and restaurants and is a great new community space in Aurora. The Hangar is the refurbished event space inside the Stanley.

  • Where is the Hangar at Stanley?

  • 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.

  • Why is this event? Is there a theme?

  • La Pompe Jazz 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?

  • There is no specific dress that will be turned away but we do encourage period vintage attire from the 1920's-40's. Check out our Facebook for some tips!

  • What time does La Pompe start and end? What time does the event end?

  • La Pompe does not start until after the Charleston lesson. There will be DJ'd music before. La Pompe will end between 11:30/12.

  • 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 Comida, featuring wonderful fresh contemporary Mexican food. The cocktail will be either a vodka/gin cocktail or Whistle Pig cocktail. We will also be doing complimentary 12 year rye tastings. Swingin' Denver's gift certificate is for $15 dollars to be used for their dance classes. Also, La Pompe Jazz will be giving signed copies of their latest EP.