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The Band

Swing Vipers infuses the timeless tunes of the early jazz era with a contemporary, gritty style of swing. As aficionados of great melody, we always honor the inherent beauty, art and story of each song while at the same time contributing our own rhythmic energy, updated interpretation and unconscious desire to dominate the world.

Whether you want to create the sophisticated atmosphere of a high-class speakeasy or the pulse and drive of a popular dance hall, Swing Vipers delivers the perfect musical mix of familiar melodies, surprising harmonies and hard-edged swing to make any event an extraordinary experience.

“The Swing Vipers played a Halloween Party for me this past year. They were a joy to have at the party, very up for something off the beaten path and sounded like a dream. I hope I get to hire them again and hear their sweet sounds. It made the party a hit.”

– Michael Arden, Tony-Nominated Actor, musician, and stage director


“Having come of age during the “swing revival”… I’ve seen and heard more than my fair share of bands. Swing Vipers ranks amongst the very best I’ve seen, bar none. Set after set, Swing Vipers maintained the vibe seamlessly and appropriately, always providing the exciting pulse of live music that is impossible to get with a DJ. They took requests with ease (they seem to know the entirety of the American Songbook), added the right ambiance, and provided the soundtrack for what many believe (not just the bride and groom), was one of the swankiest weddings ever!”

– Writer/Producer John Bobey


“Swing Vipers’ program showcased the 1920s-50s period perfectly – with a contemporary style that appealed to all ages. Excellent musicians, Delightful repertoire, Perfect instrumentation, Authentic vocalization, Flexible re: set-up (we’d had to change the location a week before the event!), Great value for what they gave us, Clear communication throughout, Accommodating to requests, Nice people, Relaxed – nobody too terribly serious. I guess you can tell I’m certainly recommending them … and would hire them again for their timeless music no matter the occasion.”

– Alix Beeney



    Upcoming Shows

  • Sunday June 5th
    1:00 - 4:00 pm
    Twin Star Orchards
    155 N Ohioville Road
    New Paltz, New York 12561
  • Saturday June 18th
    1:00 pm
    Honesdale Roots & Rhythm Festival
    901 Church Street, Honesdale, PA.
    The Honesdale Roots & Rhythm Music & Arts Festival committee has been,(with the exception of 2020 & ’21 due to covid), bringing the most top-shelf Blues, Rock, Americana, Roots & Jazz touring bands to the community and surrounding area by delivering this fun family event since 2006. Prepare to be severely entertained !! This includes games for youngsters and entertainment for all ages– a variety of FREE musical talent will perform throughout the day and evening all around historic Honesdale’s downtown. Swing Vipers will take the main stage at 1:00 pm.
  • Wednesday June 22nd
    8:30 pm
    Mohonk Mountain House
    Mohonk Mountain House
    On The Dock
    1000 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz, NY 12561
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    Past Performances

  • Mar 3, 2022
    8:30 - 10:30 pm
    Swing Vipers at The Colony in Woodstock
    22 Rock City Road, Woodstock, NY (845) 679-7265
  • Feb 27, 2022
    4:00 - 7:00 pm
    Private Party
  • Feb 4, 2022
    9:00 - 10:15 pm
    Mohonk Mountain House
    1000 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz, NY 12561


Add the perfect mix of hip/sophistication to your next event.
Swing Vipers is available for club dates, corporate functions, parties, etc.For more information, or to drop us a line, email us
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