Roseville Big Band Public Dances in 2015:

Saturday, June 6: 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, pictures from the dance, Phil Nusbaum's interview on KBEM-FM with band director Glen Newton, promoting the dance, and last year's Stan Turner's interview on KLBB with CAF Wing Leader Amy Lauria and band director Glen Newton, promoting the dance. As always, we took requests.

Swing dancers crowd the dance floor.
Saturday, September 12: 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 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 $15. 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!

Roseville Big Band Public Concerts in 2015:

What can I do at a Roseville Big Band Concert?
Click here
to find out.
Tuesday, March 10: Concert at Shaller Family Sholom Home East Campus, 740 Kay Avenue, Saint Paul 55102, 6:45-7:45 p.m. Click here for the song list. Here are pictures from the concert.
Saturday, June 13: 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 performance.
Tuesday, June 16: Concert in the Park at Roseville's Frank Rog Amphitheatre, corner of Lexington and Co. Rd. C, 7:30-8:45 p.m. Click here for the song list and pictures from the concert. Click here for a video of the concert. (In case of rain, we were prepared to move the concert indoors to St. Michael's, 1660 W. Co. Rd. B in Roseville, but the rain was light so we stayed in the park.) Guest artist: Trumpet and flugelhorn player Jamie Gorski. Jamie Gorski, flugelhorn Roseville Central Park band shell

Tuesday, June 30: Concert at Como Dockside (formerly the Como Park Lakeside Pavilion), 1360 Lexington Parkway, in St. Paul's Como Park, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Click here for the song list. Guest artists: Trumpet and flugelhorn player Jamie Gorski, the Minnesota Fire Service Pipe Band, and the Rosetones vocal quartet.

Jamie Gorski, trumpet Minnesota Fire Service Pipe Band The Rosetones A view of the Pavilion
Saturday, 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. Watch the concert live on the Internet via streaming video! Go to www.CTV15.org and follow the "LIVE" link. Click here for the recorded video.

Tuesday, July 28: Concert at St. Michael's, 1660 W. Co. Rd. B in Roseville, 7:30-8:45 p.m. Guest artists: Tenor saxophonist Nick Muellner, pianist Jeremy Baxter, and guitarist Jackson Potter. 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. Here's the video. (The concert was originally planned for the Frank Rog Amphitheatre, corner of Lexington and Co. Rd. C, but because of bad weather, we moved the concert indoors to St. Michael's.)

Tuesday, August 25: Concert at Como Dockside, 1360 Lexington Parkway, in St. Paul's Como Park, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Click here for the song list and pictures from the concert. Here's a video of the concert.

  A view of the Pavilion
Tuesday, September 22: 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. Here's a video of the concert. The southeast entrance to Edinborough Park
Saturday, November 6: Military Appreciation Dinner and Dance at St. Bonaventure's Ambrose Hall, 901 E 90th Street, Bloomington 55420, 7:00-9:30 p.m. Click here for the song list and pictures from the event.  

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 2015:

Tuesday, May 5, 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, October 6, in the cafeteria at St. Michael's Lutheran Church, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Click here for pictures from the evening.

Other Roseville Big Band Events in 2015:

Saturday, February 7: Carleton College Mid-Winter Ball, Northfield, 9:30 p.m.-1:00 a.m. Here's the song list for 2015 and pictures from the dance.  
Tuesday, May 26: Concert at Augustana Chapel View, 605 Minnetonka Mills Rd., Hopkins 55343, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Here's the song list.  
Tuesday, December 1: Concert at Eagle Crest Senior Living Community, 2925 Lincoln Drive, Roseville 55113, 7:00-8:00. 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.

This page was last updated
Wednesday, November 09, 2016.


Home | About Us | Public Performances | Sit-in Nights | CDs | Meet the Band | Picture Gallery | FAQs | Songs | History | Contact Us | Search | Members' Corner

www.rosevillebigband.org