Roseville Big Band Events in 2001

Year 2001 Roseville Big Band Public Dances:

Saturday, March 10, Putting On the Ritz at the Roseville Area High School, fundraising dance for the RAHS music program in the RAHS cafeteria at 1240 West County Road B-2 in Roseville, 8:00-11:30 p.m.; adults $10, students with ID $5 at the door. Doors open at 6:30; free swing dance lessons from 7:00-7:45. At 9:00, there was a short demonstration of ballroom dancing. Guest artists included some current and former Roseville Area High School music faculty members. Click here to see the song list for the dance. Andy Nordberg and Janie Sorheim, ballroom dance competitors. Bigger picture is 20K.Uwe and Dagmar Kortshagen, ballroom dance competitors. Bigger picture is 21K.
Saturday, April 7, First Saturday Swing Dance at the Tapestry Folkdance Center, 3748 Minnehaha Ave. S., Minneapolis, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Click here to see pictures from the March 4, 2000, dance. Click here to see the song list for the 2001 dance.
Saturday, May 19, USO Dance sponsored by the Confederate Air Force, in hangar #3 at Fleming Field in S. St. Paul, 8:00-12:00 p.m. Click here to see the song list for the dance. Ghost Squadron Hangar Dance poster.  Bigger picture is 46K.
Tuesday, July 17, Swing Dance at Minnesota History Center, 345 Kellogg Blvd. West (at the corner of Kellogg and John Ireland), St. Paul, 6:30-8:00 p.m. (Swing dance lessons from 6:40 to 7:05) Before the dance visit the history museum's new exhibit, "Sounds Good to Me: Music in Minnesota". Click here to see the song list for the dance. Calendar sticker for the July 17th Roseville Big Band dance. Bigger picture is 39K.
Saturday, August 4, Confederate Air Force Air Show Dance in hangar #3 at Fleming Field in S. St. Paul, 8:00-12:00 p.m. Click here for a map (456x424, 17K). Click here to see the song list for the dance.
Saturday, September 22, Bomber's Moon Ball sponsored by the Confederate Air Force, in hangar #3 at Fleming Field in S. St. Paul, 8:00-12:00 p.m. All proceeds go to the Red Cross disaster relief fund. Click here to see the song list for the dance.

Free swing dance lessons one hour before each dance (except where noted otherwise)!

Year 2001 Roseville Big Band Public Concerts:

Friday, March 23: Roosevelt Middle School Jazz Festival; concert began at 6:30 p.m. with jazz bands from Fred Moore M. S., Oak View M. S., Jackson M. S., Southwest Jr. Hi., and Roosevelt M. S. The Roseville Big Band performed from 8:35 p.m. until 9:35 p.m. Roosevelt Middle School is located at 650 NE Main Street, Blaine, MN. Click here for directions. Click here to see the song list for the concert.
Tuesday, June 5: Concert in the Park at Roseville Central Park band shell, corner of Lexington and Co. Rd. C, 7:30 p.m.; featuring the Rhythm & Swing dancers. Click here to see the song list for the concert.
Wednesday, July 4: Concert in the Park at Roseville Central Park band shell, corner of Lexington and Co. Rd. C, 7:00 p.m., featuring the Rhythm & Swing dancers and guest vocalist Sarah Morris; followed by the Roseville Community Band at 8:00 p.m. and fireworks at dusk. Click here to see the song list for the concert.
Tuesday, July 31: Concert in the Park at Roseville Central Park band shell, corner of Lexington and Co. Rd. C, 7:30 p.m.; featuring guest saxophonist Eric Blomquist. Click here to see the song list for the concert.

Roseville Big Band concerts in Central Park are broadcast live on Channel 15, CTV North Suburbs! Click here for the full schedule of Central Park concerts (75K, 450x850 pixels).

Year 2001 Roseville Big Band Sit-in Nights:

Tuesday, April 17, 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.
Tuesday, October 16, in the cafeteria at St. Michael's Lutheran Church, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Other Year 2001 Roseville Big Band Events:

Saturday, February 3: Carleton College Mid-Winter Dance, 9:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m. Click here to see pictures from the dance.
Saturday, September 15: Wasmundt-Sonsalla wedding reception, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Click here to see the song list.
Tuesday, October 30 and November 6: Workshop on Latin Rhythms, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Click here to see pictures from the workshop.
Saturday, November 17: Ostergaard-Dronen wedding reception, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Click here to see the song list.

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