Back by popular demand!

Special Spring Edition

Kick back on a beautiful spring afternoon with a three-hour program of big band swing classics as the Sweet Thunder Swing Orchestra makes a welcome return to RPAC. 

Relax in RPAC’s air-conditioned Auditorium and take in the sights and sounds of the 13-piece orchestra as they play all your favourite big band tunes. 

For those who love to dance, this is a wonderful opportunity to dance with a live big band. The venue's flat timber flooring makes the perfect dance floor at the front of the room. 

Whether you dance the afternoon away, or prefer to toe-tap in your seat, this will be a magnificent afternoon of music not to be missed. 

These events always sell out fast so be sure to grab your tickets early!


RAMP Member discounted price is available for this production.

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This is a new event and many of our regular patrons have had questions. Below are some of the frequently asked questions, but if you have questions in addition to this please don't hesitate to contact the RPAC Box Office via or call 3829 8131.

Q. Is this a dance event or a concert?
A. This is a dance event with a live band. 

Q. Will there be seating?
A. Yes, there will be allocated seating for everyone within the Auditorium, however as this is primarily a dance event the seating is set back from the stage so that dancing can also take place. Your view of the band may therefore be interrupted by dancers. 

Additional seating will be available the foyer and outside in the courtyard area, with both of these areas looking into the event and able to hear the band.

Q. Do I have to dance?
A. No, you don't have to dance. You are welcome to watch the swing dancers who will be of all levels and enjoy the music, but we are sure once you get here you will want to get up and join in all of the action.
Please note, as this is primarily a dance event you may not always have a clear view of the band as there will be dancers on the dance floor, but you will definitely be able to hear the band.

Q. Will there be a professional dance demonstration or lessons?
A. No, there will be no professional dance demonstration or lesson at this event, but we may look at this for future Swing events. 

Event and ticketing details

Date and time

Sunday 5 November - 2pm

Duration:     3hrs


Adult: $30.00
Senior/Pensioners: $27.00
Groups 10+: $25.00 - pp
Companion Card: $0
Adult Member: $27.00
Sen/Pen Member: $25.00
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RPAC Auditorium

2 -16 Middle Street, Cleveland, QLD 4163

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Wheelchair Access
Assistive listening Induction Loop Hearing Assistance

Accessible seating is available online and via the box office. For further assistance please contact Redland Performing Arts Centre on 3829 8131. Further information can also be found on the 'Access and Facilities' page.

Event notes


Parental guidance recommended to determine suitability for your child

Booking fees:

$5.30 by phone and $6.40 online per transaction

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