Roseville Big Band Public Dances in 2016:

Saturday, June 4: 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 this year's song list and pictures from the dance. As always, we took requests.

Swing dancers crowd the dance floor.
Saturday, September 10: 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 2016:

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Sunday, January 24: Concert at Woodbury Indoor Park, 8595 Central Park Place, Woodbury MN 55125, 2:00-2:50 p.m. Here's the song list and pictures from the concert. Woodbury Park stage
Tuesday, May 31 (rescheduled from April 5): Concert at Shaller Family Sholom Home East Campus, 740 Kay Avenue, Saint Paul 55102, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Click here for the song list and pictures from the concert. Sholom Home East Campus entrance
Saturday, June 11: 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 2016 song list and pictures from the performance. Beacon Hill Sign
Tuesday, June 21: 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 "LIVE" link. Roseville Central Park band shell
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. Here are pictures from the performance.
Swing Cats on July 4 July 4th fireworks
Tuesday, July 26: Concert in the Park at the 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 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 "LIVE" link.  
Tuesday, August 2: Concert at Como Dockside (formerly the Como Park Lakeside Pavilion), 1360 Lexington Parkway, in St. Paul's Como Park, 7:00-8:20 p.m. Guest artists: The Rosetones. Click here for the song list. A view of the Pavilion
Sunday, October 2: Concert at Edinborough Park, 7700 York Ave. S., Edina, 7:00-8:00 p.m. Guest artists: The Rosetones. Click here for the song list and here for pictures. The southeast entrance to Edinborough Park
Saturday, October 8: Concert at Prospect Park United Methodist Church, 22 Orlin Ave. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414, as part of the Community Concert Series, 7:00-8:30 p.m. Click here for the song list and here for pictures.
Saturday, November 5: Military Appreciation Dinner and Dance at St. Bonaventure's Ambrose Hall, 901 E 90th Street, Bloomington 55420, 7:00-9:15 p.m. Click here for the song list and here for pictures. As usual, we were ready to take requests. Presenting the colors at Ambrose Hall

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 2016:

Tuesday, April 19, 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 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 25, in the cafeteria at St. Michael's Lutheran Church, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Click here for pictures from the October, 2015, sit-in night.

Other Roseville Big Band Events in 2016:

Saturday, February 6: Carleton College Mid-Winter Ball, Northfield, 9:30 p.m.-1:00 a.m. Here's the song list for 2016 and pictures from the dance.  

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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Monday, December 26, 2016.


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