A Night in the 40’s Big Band Dance 2012

event_73032322A Night in the 40’s Big Band Dance will be held Saturday, March 17; doors open at 4:30 pm. All participants are encouraged to come dressed in the style of the 40s. Danny Davis from AM 1230 KOY will be the Master of Ceremonies. A free swing dance lesson will be given by Nathaniel and Elizabeth of Savoy Hop Cats at 4:45 to help you get ready to dance the night away! Entertainment begins at 5:30 pm. with The Kathy Donald Jazz Ensemble, a 1940’s Musical Show with singers and a professional set of piano, bass, drums, saxophone and clarinet, featuring Kathy Donald, formerly of The Art Royer USO Show. Accompanying Kathy will be vocalists, Susan Gerkin and Lizz Reeves Fidler. At 7:30pm, swing time kicks in featuring the Sonoran Swing Big Band Orchestra playing favorite Big Band Music from the war years. There will also be a contest for the best-dressed 1940’s costume and a swing dance contest, and participants will have the opportunity to get their picture taken in front of the B-17 Sentimental Journey.

Food and refreshments will be available for purchase at the event including a dinner plate of baked chicken, or pasta with marina or alfredo plus dinner salad and roll. Tickets for “A Night in the 40’s” are $35 per person purchased in advance and $40 per person the day of the dance. Night in the 40’s Tickets can be purchased online at www.bigbanddance.com, by calling (480) 924-1940, or at the Commemorative Air force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum.

Falcon Field Airport
Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Map
2017 North Greenfield Road
Mesa, Arizona 85215

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