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Westwind Swing Band

The Twin Cities Premier Swing Band Featuring Music from the 1920's-1940's 

Westwind Swing Band's Mission:
To preserve and perform classic Swing Era and similarly styled music, as recorded by the original artists. 

Westwind Swing Band is a traditional 18 piece big band with lead vocalist Robyn Chargo. We perform at a variety of venues from wineries, swing dances, weddings and other private events to city parks and senior centers.

Our songbook includes tunes by iconic band leaders such as Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Artie Shaw and more.

A few of the venues we've played:

Parley Lake Winery - Waconia

Schram Vineyards - Waconia

Crow River Winery - Hutchinson

Excelsior Brewing - Excelsior

InBound Brewing - Minneapolis

TC Swing, 1st Saturday Dance - Minneapolis

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum - Chanhassen

City of Minneapolis Minnehaha Falls Park - Minneapolis

City of Minneapolis Lake Harriet Band Shell - Minneapolis

City of Wayzata Music In The Park - Wayzata

Como Park Pavillion - St. Paul

Wabasha Street Caves - St. Paul

Edinborough Park - Edina

Mears Park - St. Paul

Hastings Music in The Park - Hastings

Centennial Lakes Park - Edina

Blaine Performance in The Park - Blaine

Saint Paul Athletic Club - Saint Paul

Doubletree Park Place - West End

Semple Mansion - Minneapolis

Loft at Studio J - Stillwater

Guardian Angels - Oakdale

Various Senior Centers


A few of the songs from our sets:

Take The A Train

Sing Sing Sing

In The Mood

All That Jazz

Sentimental Journey

A String of Pearls

Bei Mir Bist du Shön

Begin The Beguine

Pennsylvania 6-5000

It Had to Be You

Love Me or Leave Me

Blue Skies

Jumpin' At the Woodside

Maple Leaf Rag


As Time Goes By

April in Paris

I Can't Give You Anything but Love

I Have Eyes

Saint Louis Blues March

Cheek to Cheek

The Man I Love

My Baby Just Cares For Me



"Best swing band ever!"
–Mary P.

"You were so fantastic. We had a great time!"
–Elisabeth C.

"You guys were amazing today!"
–Wendi R.

"Your band is a breath of fresh air!"
–Faith P.

"Amazing show!"
–Linda H.

"This band is so fantastic!!"
–Christine S.

"Absolutely awesome music and watched people dancing. So much fun."
–Barbara W.

"Wow! It was so much truly "All Family" fun! Lisa L. and I are hooked on Swing now for sure..."
Stieg S.

"A great swing band!!"
–Mary P. E.

Mears Park

Wabasha Street Caves

Wabasha Street Caves

Parley Lake Winery

City of Wayzata Music in the Park

Group Photo
Wabasha Street Caves

Need a swing band for your next event ? 

We're READY and excited to play for you!

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We are available for your listening and dancing pleasure! We perform at a variety of venues from wineries, swing dances, weddings and other private events to city parks and senior centers. We are the First Thursday of the month Swing Band at the Wabasha Street Caves Thursday night Swing Nights. 

Typical venues that work well for us are ballrooms, banquet and concert halls, city park band shells, community centers, party rooms, wineries, breweries, retirement communities, and senior residences. 

We are becoming a Twin Cities wedding band of note with several recent bookings and we are already booking into next year! Call now to check availability and reserve your date!