Roseville Big Band Public Dances in 2020:

Cancelled due to health concerns: Saturday, June 13 July 11 (date changed due to health concerns; later cancelled): 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. 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 $14.50 in advance, $17 at the door or $15 with a valid student or military ID. For more information, call 651-455-6942. Here's the song list and pictures from the 2019 dance. As always, we are prepared to take requests.

Swing dancers crowd the dance floor.
Cancelled due to health concerns: 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. 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 $14.50 in advance, $17 at the door or $15 with a valid student or military ID. For more information, call 651-455-6942. Here's the song list and pictures from the 2019 dance. As usual, we are prepared 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 2020:

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Cancelled due to health concerns: Saturday, June 20: Outdoor Concert at the Ice Cream Social at Beacon Hill Retirement Community, 5300 Beacon Hill Road in Minnetonka, 1:00-3:00 p.m. Beacon Hill Sign
Cancelled due to health concerns: Tuesday, June 23: Concert in the Park at Roseville's Frank Rog Amphitheatre, corner of Lexington and Co. Rd. C, 7:00-8:15 p.m. Roseville Central Park band shell
All events cancelled due to health concerns: Thursday, July 4: Concert in the Park at the Frank Rog Amphitheatre, corner of Lexington and Co. Rd. C, 7:30-8:20 p.m., with the Rhythm & Swing dancers, followed by the Roseville Community Band at 9:00 p.m. and fireworks at 10:00 p.m.
Rhythm & Swing dancers
Rosefest 2019 logo July 4th fireworks
Tuesday, July 28: Concert in the Park at the Frank Rog Amphitheatre, corner of Lexington and Co. Rd. C, 7:00-8:00 p.m.; the Rosetones vocal quartet, performing with recorded background tracks, some by the Roseville Big Band. Here's the song list.
Cancelled due to health concerns:Sunday, September 13: St. Michael's Annual Fall BBQ, concert 12:30-1:15 p.m., outside or in the dining room of St. Michael's Lutheran Church, 1660 W. Co. Rd. B in Roseville, about a block and a half west of Snelling Ave. N. The dining room is in the southeast corner of the church, next to the parking lot. Click here for a map (23K). Here's the 2019 song list. St. Michael's southeast entrance
Tuesday, November 17: Concert at Edinborough Park, 7700 York Ave. S., Edina, 7:00-8:00 p.m. The southeast entrance to Edinborough Park

 

Roseville Big Band Sit-in Nights in 2020:

Cancelled due to health concerns: Tuesday, April 21, 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.  
Cancelled due to health concerns:Tuesday, tentatively October 6 - check again in September, in the cafeteria at St. Michael's Lutheran Church, 1660 W. Co. Rd. B in Roseville, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Click here for pictures from the November 21, 2017, sit-in night.Click here for pictures from the 2018 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

Other Roseville Big Band Events in 2020:

Saturday, February 8: Carleton College Mid-Winter Ball, Northfield, 9:30 p.m.-1:00 a.m. Here's the song list.
Cancelled due to health concerns: Tuesday, June 30: Concert at Augustana Chapel View, 605 Minnetonka Mills Rd., Hopkins 55343, in the courtyard between the apartments and the care facility, 6:00-7:00 p.m.  
Cancelled due to health concerns: Tuesday, October 27: Concert at Heritage Place, 563 County Road B West, Roseville, 6:00-7:00 p.m. Here's the song list and pictures from the 2019 performance. Heritage Place sign

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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Wednesday, August 26, 2020.


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