Roseville Big Band Public Dances in 2017:

Saturday, June 10: Spring Big Band Hangar Dance sponsored by the Commemorative Air Force, in hangar #3 at Fleming Field in S. St. Paul, 8:00-midnight. Click here for directions (instructions and maps, 78K). Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Free swing dance lessons 7:00-7:45 by TC Swing. Special guest appearance by the Rosetones vocal quartet and the Minnesota Fire Service Pipe Band. Dance exhibitions by Rhythm & Swing. Prizes awarded for best uniforms and 40's dress! Food, snacks, pop, beer & wine available! Sorry, no outside food or beverages. Admission is $15. For more information, call 651-455-6942. Here's the song list. As always, we took requests.

Swing dancers crowd the dance floor.
Saturday, September 9: Bomber's Moon Ball sponsored by the Commemorative Air Force, at Fleming Field in S. St. Paul, 8:00-midnight. Click here for directions (instructions and maps, 78K). Free swing dance lessons 7:00-7:50 by TC Swing. Special guest appearance by the Minnesota Fire Service Pipe Band. Dance exhibitions by Rhythm & Swing . Prizes awarded for best uniforms and 40's civilian dress! Food, snacks, pop, beer & wine available! Sorry, no outside food or beverages. Admission is $17, or $14.50 in advance. For more information, call 651-455-6942. Here's the song list and pictures from the dance. As usual, we took requests. Miss Mitchell, the CAF's restored B-25 bomber, furnishes the background for the text: Hangar Dance!
Monday, September 11: 911 Memorial Walk at Como Dockside in St. Paul, with swing dance 7:00-8:30 p.m.  Sponsored by the St. Paul Fire Foundation. Dance admission is $15. Admission for the full event, which also includes a commemorative T-shirt, ceremony and optional walk around Lake Como, is $35. $5 for children under 12. Registration for the full event starts at 5:00. The ceremony will be 6:00-6:15 p.m., followed by a walk around the lake. The event is a memorial for the St. Paul and 911 New York firefighters who have died in the line of duty. It is also a fund raiser to support health and wellness incentives for St. Paul firefighters. Here's the song list and pictures from the event. A view of the Pavilion
Saturday, November 11: Military Appreciation Dinner and Dance at St. Bonaventure's Ambrose Hall, 901 E 90th Street, Bloomington 55420, doors open at 5:30, brief program at 6:00 as dinner starts; dinner music by the RBB until the dance starts around 7:00 and going until 9:00 p.m. Click here for the song list and here for pictures from the event. As usual, we were ready to take requests.  

Roseville Big Band Public Concerts in 2017:

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Tuesday, April 18: Concert at Edinborough Park, 7700 York Ave. S., Edina, 7:00-8:00 p.m. Here's the song list and pictures from the concert.  
Saturday, June 10: Outdoor Concert at the Ice Cream Social at Beacon Hill Retirement Community, 5300 Beacon Hill Road in Minnetonka, 1:00-3:00 p.m. Here's the song list and pictures from the concert. Beacon Hill Sign
Tuesday, June 27: Concert in the Park at Roseville's Frank Rog Amphitheatre, corner of Lexington and Co. Rd. C, 7:00-8:15 p.m. Click here for the song list. (In case of rain, we are prepared to move the concert indoors to St. Michael's, 1660 W. Co. Rd. B in Roseville.) Watch the concert live on the Internet via streaming video! Go to www.CTV15.org and follow the link under Programs --> Live Events --> Archives. Here's the song list. Roseville Central Park band shell
Tuesday, July 4: Concert in the Park at the Frank Rog Amphitheatre, corner of Lexington and Co. Rd. C, 7:30-8:20 p.m., followed by the Roseville Community Band at 9:00 p.m. and fireworks at 10:00 p.m. Guest artists: The award-winning Rhythm & Swing exhibition dancers. Click here for the song list.
Swing Cats on July 4 July 4th fireworks
Tuesday, August 1: Concert in the Park at the Frank Rog Amphitheatre, corner of Lexington and Co. Rd. C, 7:00-8:15 p.m. Guest artists: the Minnesota Fire Service Pipe Band. Click here for the song list. (In case of rain, we were prepared to move the concert indoors to St. Michael's, 1660 W. Co. Rd. B in Roseville.) Watch the concert live on the Internet via streaming video! Go to www.CTV15.org and follow the link under Programs --> Live Events --> Archives. Minnesota Fire Service Pipe Band
Sunday, September 17: St. Michael's Annual Fall BBQ, 4:00-5:30 p.m., in the dining room of St. Michael's Lutheran Church, 1660 W. Co. Rd. B in Roseville, about a block and a half west of Snelling Ave. N. The dining room is in the southeast corner of the church, next to the parking lot. Click here for a map (23K). Here's the song list and pictures from the performance
Sunday, October 15: Concert at Edinborough Park, 7700 York Ave. S., Edina, 7:00-8:00 p.m. Here's the song list. The southeast entrance to Edinborough Park
Thursday, November 30: Concert at Woodbury Indoor Park, 8595 Central Park Place, Woodbury MN 55125, 7:00-7:50 p.m. Here's the song list and pictures from the concert. Woodbury Park stage

Roseville Big Band concerts in Roseville's Central Park are broadcast live by the volunteers of CTV15 on Channel 15, CTV North Suburbs!

Roseville Big Band Sit-in Nights in 2017:

Tuesday, April 25, in the cafeteria at St. Michael's Lutheran Church, 1660 W. Co. Rd. B in Roseville, about a block and a half west of Snelling Ave. N., 7:30-9:30 p.m. Click here for pictures from the sit-in night. Part of the group in the choir room on sit-in night. Jim Foss, guitar Dan Desmonds, tenor sax Keith Horst, tenor sax sit-in Fred Anderson, guitar sit-in Jim Foster, drum set Mike Wobig, electric bass Tom Huelsmann, bass trombone sit-in
Tuesday, November 21, in the cafeteria at St. Michael's Lutheran Church, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Click here for pictures from the sit-in night.

Other Roseville Big Band Events in 2017:

Saturday, February 4: Carleton College Mid-Winter Ball, Northfield, 9:30 p.m.-1:00 a.m. Here's the song list and pictures from the dance.  
Tuesday, March 7: Concert at Little Sisters of the Poor, Holy Family Residence, 330 Exchange St S, Saint Paul, MN 55102. 7:00-8:00 p.m. Here's the song list and pictures from the performance.  
Tuesday, October 3: Johanna Shores Village Square Concert, 3220 Lake Johanna Boulevard, Arden Hills, MN  55112, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Here's the song list and pictures from the concert.  
Tuesday, October 31: Concert at Langton Place in Roseville, 1910 W. County Road D, Roseville, MN 55112, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Here's the song list and pictures from the concert.  

Click here for links to information about the Roseville Big Band's performances, sit-in nights, and other events in other years.

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Saturday, December 02, 2017.


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