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 and a 360-degree video of the dance. 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. 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 event. As usual, we were prepared to take requests. Miss Mitchell, the CAF's restored B-25 bomber, furnishes the background for the text: Hangar Dance!
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 6:10 as dinner starts; dinner music by the RBB until the dance starts around 7:00, continuing until 9:00 p.m. Click here for the song list. As usual, we took 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. (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
Sunday, September 16: St. Michael's Annual Fall BBQ, 4:30 p.m., 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 tentative song list.

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 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 9, 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.  
Tuesday, October 23: Concert at Augustana Care Center, 615 Minnetonka Mills Rd., Hopkins 55343, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Here's the song list.  
Tuesday, November 6: Concert at Shaller Family Sholom Home East Campus, 730 Kay Ave, St. Paul, MN 55102, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Here's the song list.  
Tuesday, November 27: Concert at EagleCrest, 2925 Lincoln Drive, Roseville, 7:00-8:00 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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Thursday, June 06, 2019.


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