“I’m so excited to work with such a great group of people and exuberant audience at such a unique and fun location,” says Ingrid Weir about her debut.
The event offers free swing-dance lessons, the comedy stylings of Atlanta’s own, by way of East Cobb, Ingrid Weir, two stages and full bars, a full chef-inspired menu, and music with special guest, the legendary swing dj, DJ Jim Wheatley as well as a surprise guest DJ spinning at the end of the night.
Date: Sunday, September 4, 2011
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Acoustix Jazz Restaurant & Lounge, Atlanta, GA
Phone: (404) 867-6075
6:00-6:05 p.m. Introduction
6:05-6:35 p.m. Swing Dance Lesson!
6:35-7:45 p.m. Swing Dancin’ w Special Guest DJ Jim Wheatley!
7:45-8:00 p.m. Comedy relief by Special Guest, stand-up comic, Ingrid Weir!
8:00-9:00(+) p.m. more Swingin’ w Special Guest DJ Jim Wheatley!
9:00-9:10 p.m. Special thanks, our debt of gratitude for the support of all
9:10 p.m.-12:00 a.m. Dance club party with Surprise Guest DJ!
ABOUT INGRID WEIR
Atlanta local, Ingrid Weir grew up in Marietta, Georgia, and attended Sprayberry High School. She has since opened the Hope and Love Wilson Brown Foundation, which is a nonprofit foundation focused on helping cancer patients, their families, and other undergoing financial hardships due to illnesses perform home repairs. In addition, she is a writer, public relations professional, activist, and humorist. For more information on Ingrid, visit her website at http://www.ingridweir.com or her Facebook page at http://facebook.com/
ABOUT ACOUSTIX JAZZ RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE
The captivating atmosphere of the Acoustix Jazz Restaurant & Lounge is unlike any in Atlanta. Upon entering, your world transforms into that of a club straight out of a Harlem movie. Located at 840 Marietta Street in the vibrant new area known as Midtown West, Acoustix blends eclectic style and exquisite taste with inner city swing. The combination of Acousticx Jazz Restaurant & Lounge sights and sounds will have tapping your toes until the wee hours of the morning.
ABOUT ONTHEEDGE ENTERTAINMENT
OnTheEdge Entertainment is a full service professional recording studio & production house. Since inception in 1996, OnTheEdge Entertainment has been responsible for over 1,000 projects to date. Offering both digital and analog recording systems, the studio has backed both local and national recording artists on stages around the world. For more information on talent and artist development and management, DJ services, events, pricing, and more, please visit their website at www.ontheedgeent.com or email OnTheEdge@OnTheEdgeEnt.com.
ABOUT DJ JIM WHEATLEY
Jim Wheatley has been actively spinning and dancing in the Atlanta area for more than 10 years. He regularly spins at several venues and dances sponsored by the Georgia Tech Dance Association, the Atlanta Swing Era Dance Association (ASEDA) and the Atlanta Jazz Dance Preservation Society (AJDPS). He has also DJ’ed at such national dance events as Lindy Focus, Beantown, Enter the Blues and Swing & Soul, and at Lindy exchanges in Austin, Charleston, Chicago, Dallas, Knoxville, Orlando, San Diego, St. Louis and South Florida. In addition, DJ Wheatley has provided dance tunes at every Atlanta Varsity Showdown since 2002 and was a Co-Founder of the Atlanta Lindy Exchange in 2004. Jim enjoys spinning and blending a variety of musical styles, including classic jazz, swing, blues, and soul, according to the needs of the dance floor.
Acoustix Jazz Restaurant & Lounge
840 Marietta Street, Atlanta, GA, 30318
Phone: (404) 879-0111