Roseville Big Band Public Dances in 2013:

Saturday, June 8: 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 State Fire Service Memorial Pipe Band. Dance exhibitions by Rhythm & Swing. Around 9:00, listen to the run-up of the engines of Miss Mitchell, the CAF's World War II B-25 bomber! 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. Click here for the song list. As usual, we took requests.

Swing dancers crowd the dance floor.
Saturday, September 7: 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 Rosetones vocal quartet and the Minnesota State Fire Service Memorial Pipe Band. Dance exhibitions by Rhythm & Swing . In the afternoon and early evening, sign up for a history flight in Miss Mitchell, the CAF's World War II B-25 bomber! Prizes awarded for best uniforms and 40's civilian dress! Food, snacks, pop, beer & wine available! Sorry, no outside food or beverages. Admission is $15. For more information, call 651-455-6942. Click here for the song list. As usual, we took requests. Miss Mitchell, the CAF's restored B-25 bomber, furnishes the background for the text: Hangar Dance!
Saturday, October 12: Swing Dance sponsored by the Scott County Historical Society, at Ridges at Sand Creek in Jordan, Minnesota, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Your ticket (available at the Stans Museum for $15 in advance, or $20 at the door) helps preserve generations of history. For more information email info@scottcountyhistory.org or call 952-445-0378. Click here for the song list. Scott County Historical Society Stans Historical Museum

Roseville Big Band Public Concerts in 2013:

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Tuesday, May 28: Concert in the Como Park Lakeside Pavilion, 1360 Lexington Parkway, attached to the Black Bear Crossings cafe, in St. Paul's Como Park, 7:00-8:30 p.m. Click here for the song list. A view of the pavilion from across the lake
Saturday, June 15: Outdoor Concert at the Ice Cream Social at Beacon Hill Retirement Community, 5300 Beacon Hill Road in Minnetonka, 1:00-3:00 p.m. Click here for the song list.
Tuesday, June 18: Concert in the Park at Roseville's Frank Rog Amphitheatre, corner of Lexington and Co. Rd. C, 7:30-8:45 p.m. Guest artists: The Rosetones vocal quartet. 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.) Roseville Central Park band shell
Thursday, July 4: Concert in the Park at the Frank Rog Amphitheatre, corner of Lexington and Co. Rd. C, 7:30-8:30 p.m., followed by the Roseville Community Band at 9:00 p.m. and fireworks at dusk. Guest artists: The Rhythm & Swing exhibition dancers. Click here for the song list.
Thursday, July 18: Concert at the St. Anthony Community Center, 3301 Silver Lake Road NE, St. Anthony, MN 55418, 7:00-8:10 p.m. The concert was originally planned for Salo Park but was moved indoors because of excessive heat and the possibility of storms. Click here for the song list.

Tuesday, July 30: Concert in the Park at the Frank Rog Amphitheatre, corner of Lexington and Co. Rd. C, 7:30-9:00 p.m. Click here for the song list. Watch the concert live on the Internet via streaming video! Go to www.CTV15.org and follow the "LIVE" link. (In case of rain, we were prepared to move the concert indoors to St. Michael's, 1660 W. Co. Rd. B in Roseville.)

Sunday, August 4: Concert at Centennial Lakes Park's Maetzold Amphitheater, 7499 France Ave. S., Edina 55435, 7:00-8:00 p.m. Click here for the song list.  
Sunday, September 8: Concert at Edinborough Park, 7700 York Ave. S., Edina, 7:00-8:00 p.m. Click here for the song list. The southeast entrance to Edinborough Park
Tuesday, November 12: Concert at Shaller Family Sholom Home East Campus, 740 Kay Avenue, Saint Paul 55102, 7:00-8:00 p.m. Click here for directions and a map. Click here for the song list.

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 2013:

Tuesday, April 9, 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. 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, October 22, in the cafeteria at St. Michael's Lutheran Church, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Other Roseville Big Band Events in 2013:

Tuesday, January 15, 2013: Concert at Woodbury Care Center, 7012 Lake Rd, Woodbury, MN 55125, 7:00-8:00 p.m. Click here for the song list.  
Saturday, February 2, 2013: Carleton College Mid-Winter Ball, 9:30 p.m.-1:00 a.m. Click here for the song list. As always, we took requests.  
Tuesday, October 1, 2013: Concert at Lyngblomsten Apartments, 1415 Almond Ave., St. Paul, 55108, 7:00-8:00 p.m. Click here for the song list.  
Tuesday, December 3, 2013: Concert at Eagle Crest Terrace Senior Living Community, 2925 Lincoln Drive in Roseville, 7:00-8:00 p.m. Click here for the tentative song list.  

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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