There are some exciting times ahead for fans of the big band sound as we announce our summer/autumn programme.
Sunday 27 July, The Seacote Hotel, St Bees, 8:15pm. “A Big Band Bonanza”
Great tunes past & present.
Sunday 31 August Gosforth Public Hall, 7:30pm. “Big Band Sunday”
A selection of big band favourites featuring guest saxophonist Mike Smith
Saturday 20 September, Seacote Hotel, St Bees, 8:15pm. “Musical Memories”
An evening of nostalgic sounds from the golden era of big bands. Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw etc.
Sunday 28 September, Millom Palladium, 3pm -“Tea Dance”
A collection of golden oldies with a wartime theme.
Sunday 12 October, Seacote Hotel, St Bees, 8pm -“Count Basie 2 Amazing Albums”
ALL the music from two groundbreaking albums by the Count, Atomic Mr. Basie & Basie Straight Ahead + more!
Saturday 15 November, Seacote Hotel, St Bees, 8:15pm – “Big Band Vocals”
An evening of song with several amazing singers guesting with the band.
Sunday 23 November, Whitehaven Golf Club, 7:30pm – “A Tribute to the Great Bandleaders”
Musical homage to the famous bandleaders of the 20th Century hosted by BBC Radio Cumbria’s Harry King.
Sunday 21 December, Seacote Hotel, St Bees, 8pm – “Big Band Christmas”
Festive favourites and seasonal shenanigans at our ever popular Christmas party.
All concerts £5 on door (except September 28)