Roseville Big Band Public Dances in 2018:

Saturday, June 9: 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 $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. As always, we were prepared to take requests.

Swing dancers crowd the dance floor.
Saturday, September 8: 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 (tentatively)$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 Fall, 2017 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!
Tuesday, September 25: Swing Dance to benefit the Minnesota Autism Society, at Landmark Center in St. Paul, 7:30-10:00 p.m. Free swing dance lessons at 7:00.  
Saturday, November 10: Military Appreciation Dinner and Dance at St. Bonaventure's Ambrose Hall, 901 E 90th Street, Bloomington 55420, doors open at 5:30, brief program at 6:00 as dinner starts; dinner music by the RBB until the dance starts around 7:00 and going until 9:00 p.m. Click here for the 2017 song list and here for pictures from the 2017 event. As usual, we were ready to take requests.  

Roseville Big Band Public Concerts in 2018:

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Tuesday, April 24: Concert at Edinborough Park, 7700 York Ave. S., Edina, 7:00-8:00 p.m. Here's the song list.  
Tuesday, June 19: Concert in the Park at Roseville's Frank Rog Amphitheatre, corner of Lexington and Co. Rd. C, 7:00-8:15 p.m. Watch the concert live on the Internet via streaming video! Go to www.CTV15.org and follow the link under Programs --> Live Events --> Archives. Here's the song list. Roseville Central Park band shell
Saturday, June 23: 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. Beacon Hill Sign
Tuesday, July 3: Concert at Como Park Lakeside Pavilion, 1360 Lexington Parkway, 7:30-8:40 p.m. Plenty of room for dancing and plenty of benches to sit and listen! Here's the song list.
Wednesday, July 4: Concert in the Park at the Frank Rog Amphitheatre, corner of Lexington and Co. Rd. C, 7:30-8:20 p.m., followed by the Roseville Community Band at 9:00 p.m. and fireworks at 10:00 p.m. Here's the song list. July 4th fireworks
Tuesday, July 31: Concert in the Park at the Frank Rog Amphitheatre, corner of Lexington and Co. Rd. C, 7:00-8:15 p.m. Guest artists TBD. (In case of rain, we are prepared to move the concert indoors to St. Michael's, 1660 W. Co. Rd. B in Roseville.) Here's the song list. Watch the concert live on the Internet via streaming video! Go to www.CTV15.org and follow the link under Programs --> Live Events --> Archives. Minnesota Fire Service Pipe Band

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 2018:

Tuesday, April 10, 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 April 2017 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
(Check back in mid-September for a confirmed date): a Tuesday in October, in the cafeteria at St. Michael's Lutheran Church, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Click here for pictures from the November 21, 2017, sit-in night.

Other Roseville Big Band Events in 2018:

Saturday, February 3: Carleton College Mid-Winter Ball, Northfield, 9:30 p.m.-1:00 a.m. Here's the song list and pictures from the dance.  
Tuesday, February 13: Concert at Chandler Place, 3701 Chandler Dr NE, Saint Anthony, MN 55421,7:30-8:30 p.m. Here's the song list and pictures from the concert.  
Tuesday, May 8: Concert at RosePointe Senior Living, 2555 Hamline Ave. N., Roseville. MN. 7:00-8:00 p.m. Here's the song list.  
Tuesday, May 29: Johanna Shores Village Square Concert, 3220 Lake Johanna Boulevard, Arden Hills, MN  55112, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Here's the 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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Sunday, July 15, 2018.


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