Roseville Big Band Public Dances in 2014:

Saturday, June 7: 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. 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, pictures from the dance, and Stan Turner's interview on KLBB with CAF Wing Leader Amy Lauria and band director Glen Newton, promoting the dance.

Swing dancers crowd the dance floor.
Saturday, September 6: 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 . 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. Here's the song list and pictures from the dance. As usual, we were ready to take requests. Miss Mitchell, the CAF's restored B-25 bomber, furnishes the background for the text: Hangar Dance!

Roseville Big Band Public Concerts in 2014:

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Thursday, April 10: Concert at Woodbury's indoor Central Park Amphitheater, 8595 Central Park Place, Woodbury, 55125, 7:00-8:00 p.m. Here's the song list and pictures from the concert.
Tuesday, May 13: 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. The southeast entrance to Edinborough Park
Tuesday, May 27: 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., with guest tenor saxophonist Grace Johnson. If you can't be there in person, watch us live on Channel 15, CTV North Suburbs! Click here for the song list. Grace Johnson, tenor saxophonist A view of the pavilion from across the lake
Saturday, June 14: 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, which moved indoors due to rain.
Tuesday, June 17: 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.) The Rosetones Roseville Central Park band shell
Thursday, June 26: Concert at Salo Park Amphitheatre, 3890 Harding Street, St. Anthony, 55421, 7:00-8:00 p.m. (In case of rain or excessive heat, we were prepared to move the concert indoors to Nativity Lutheran Church, 3312 Silver Lake Road NE in St. Anthony.) Here's the song list and pictures from the concert.  
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 10:00 p.m. Guest artists: The Rhythm & Swing exhibition dancers. Click here for the song list.

Tuesday, July 29: Concert in the Park at the Frank Rog Amphitheatre, corner of Lexington and Co. Rd. C, 7:30-8:45 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, October 19: 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. The southeast entrance to Edinborough Park
Tuesday, December 2: Concert at St. Michael's, 1660 W. Co. Rd. B in Roseville, 7:00-8:00 p.m. Here's the song list, a video, and pictures from the concert.  

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 2014:

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

Other Roseville Big Band Events in 2014:

Saturday, February 8: Carleton College Mid-Winter Ball, 9:30 p.m.-1:00 a.m. Here's the song list and pictures from the dance.  
Tuesday, March 25: Concert at Woodbury Care Center, 7012 Lake Rd, Woodbury, MN 55125, 7:00-7:50 p.m. Here's the song list and pictures from the concert.  
Tuesday, November 11: Concert at RosePointe Senior Living, 2555 Hamline Ave. N., Roseville. MN. 7:00-8:00 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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