News Blurb: Fall Back and Swing Dance into the Season at Sugar Ridge, Antigua, West Indies

Sugar Ridge, Antigua’s chicest boutique hotel, is offering North Americans smitten with “Dancing With the Stars” and “So You Think You Can Dance,” the opportunity to join the swing dance craze. After months of preparation, the Big Band Era of the 1940s once again comes alive beginning October 21st. For one week (October 21 – 28, 2012), Sugar Ridge will be crawling with saddle-shoed hep cats who love to jitterbug all night long. “Swing is on an upsurge,” said Patricia Fitzpatrick, co-founder of Ambassador Productions. The Sugar Ridge hotel package includes seven nights’ accommodations in a luxurious hillside contemporary guestroom, Round trip airport/hotel transfers, Welcome Reception with rum drinks and steel drum band, Wednesday Meet The Band waterfront luncheon at Jolly Harbor, complimentary dance lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons with professional dancer Jonas Bielkevicius, five live Big Band Shows at Sugar Ridge, Saturday Night Swing Dance Contest with prizes given for Best World War II period costumed couple and Best Swing Dance Couple and more. Sugar Ridge is an exclusive contemporary boutique hotel set on the beautiful and enchanting island of Antigua. Visit

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