Roseville Big Band Public Dances in 2021:

Saturday, June 12: Spring Big Band Hangar Dance sponsored by the Commemorative Air Force, in hangar #3 at Fleming Field in S. St. Paul, 8:00-11:30. 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 $18 in advance, $20 at the door or $18 with a valid student or military ID. For more information, call 651-455-6942. Here's the 2021 song list and pictures from the dance. As always, we were prepared to take requests.

Miss Mitchell, the CAF's restored B-25 bomber, furnishes the background for the text: Hangar Dance!
Saturday, September 11: Bomber's Moon Ball sponsored by the Commemorative Air Force, at Fleming Field in S. St. Paul, 8:00-midnight. Dance to the music you'd have heard at a WWII USO dance! 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 WWII era dress! Food, snacks, pop, beer & wine available! Sorry, no outside food or beverages. Admission is $18.00 in advance, $20 at the door or $18 with a valid student or military ID. For more information, call 651-455-6942. Here's the song list and pictures from the dance. As usual, we took requests.

Roseville Big Band Concerts in 2021:

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Tuesday, June 15: Concert in the Park at Roseville's Frank Rog Amphitheatre, corner of Lexington and Co. Rd. C, 7:00-8:15 p.m. Here's the song list.
Roseville Central Park band shell
Saturday, June 26: 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
Cancelled due to health concerns: Sunday, 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.
Cancelled because of excessive heat: Tuesday, July 27: Concert in the Park at the Frank Rog Amphitheatre, corner of Lexington and Co. Rd. C, 7:00-8:00 p.m. Here's the song list.
Saturday, July 31: Vintage Band Festival, Bridge Square Park, Northfield, 8:15-9:45 p.m. Here's the song list
Tuesday, August 10: Concert at Fridley Civic Campus, 7:00-8:00 p.m. Here's the song list and pictures from the concert.
Tuesday, August 17: Concert in the Park at the Frank Rog Amphitheatre, corner of Lexington and Co. Rd. C, 7:00-8:00 p.m. Here's the song list and pictures from the concert.

Roseville Big Band Sit-in Nights in 2021:

Cancelled due to health concerns: Tuesday in April, 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, some time in October, 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 and Rosetones Events in 2021:

Saturday, February 8: Virtual Carleton College Mid-Winter Ball, Northfield. Here's the virtual greeting we provided.

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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