2018 Events

Note about song lists: When they are ready, links to them will be on the Public Performances web page, not here.

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Rehearsals every Tuesday except after performances on days other than Tuesday. Other dates (performances, sit-in nights, joint rehearsals or other special events) will be added to the schedule.

Tuesday, January 2, 9: Rehearse

Tuesday, January 16: Volunteer Appreciation Dinner (Decorating crew arrives at 5:00. Invitees gather beginning at 5:30. Dinner and program begins at 6:30. Done by 8:30.)

Tuesday, January 23, 30: Rehearse

Saturday, February 3: Carleton College Mid-Winter Ball, 25th performance, set up 7:30-8:30; sandwiches, chips, pop, etc. in the break room; play 9:30-1:00 a.m. We first played there January 29, 1994. Contact: Ana Sontag, Assistant Director, Student Activities ( or via phone at 507-222-4462.  We can also continue to use the email as well. No busses are available, so we will drive. Carpooling is encouraged. Plan to arrive at 7:30 to help with setup. ($2250)

Tuesday, February 6: No rehearsal

Tuesday, February 13, 2018: Chandler Place, 3701 Chandler Dr NE, Saint Anthony, MN 55421, 7:30-8:30 indoors; $150; send W-9 to; also an invoice and address to send it to; 612-913-5394 (or 612-788-9673); Becky Aune - Mardi Gras party; after dinner

Tuesday, February 20, 27: Rehearse

Tuesday, March 6, 13, 20, 27: Rehearse

Tuesday, April 3: Rehearse

Tuesday, April 10: Sit-in night

Tuesday, April 17: Rehearse

Tuesday, April 24: Edinborough Park, 7:00-8:00 (free) ; Mike gone - need piano sub

Tuesday, May 1: Rehearse

Tuesday, May 8: Concert at RosePointe in Roseville. 2555 Hamline Ave. N., on Hamline between Co Rd B2 and Co Rd C in Roseville. 7:00-8:00 p.m. Wear summer shirts and black pants. Contact: Carol Torgerson 651-628-8563. ($150)

Tuesday, May 15, 22: Rehearse

Tuesday, May 29: Johanna Shores Concert, 6:30-7:30. Contact: Jane Chagnon, “SHON-yo”, ADC, Recreation & Wellness Director, Johanna Shores, 3220 Lake Johanna Boulevard, Arden Hills, MN  55112, 651-631-6075 (her office), 612-503-6356 (cell); email:; 3220 is the entrance on the same level as the performance space, Village Square, which is an atrium between two residences; take a left at the driveway. 2189 is our Presbyterian Homes vendor number ($150)

Tuesday, June 5: Rehearse

Saturday, June 9: CAF dance 8-midnight ($700)

Tuesday, June 12: No rehearsal

Tuesday, June 19: Central Park Concert 7:00 p.m. (free)

Saturday, June 23: Presbyterian Homes Beacon Hill Ice Cream Social 1-3 p.m.; contact: Linda Johanson (952) 988-8830; summer shirt and khaki pants or shorts. ($325)

Tuesday, June 26: No rehearsal

Tuesday, July 3: Como Park Pavilion Concert 7:30 p.m. (free, but there will be a donations bucket)

Wednesday, July 4, 2018: Central Park Concert 7:30 p.m. (free)

Tuesday, July 10: No rehearsal

Tuesday, July 17, 24: Rehearse

Tuesday, July 31: Central Park Concert 7:00 p.m. (free)

August: No rehearsals

Tuesday, September 4: Rehearse

Saturday, September 8: CAF Bomber's Moon Ball ($700)

Tuesday, September 11: No rehearsal

Sunday, September 16: St. Michael's BBQ 4:30-5:30 (free)

Tuesday, September 18, 25: No rehearsal

Tuesday, September 25: Autism Society of Minnesota Fall Holiday Swing Dance Bash at either the Landmark Center in St. Paul or an alternate venue; contact Monika Kopet,, 651-647-1082 x27; play 7:30-10:00, with 15-minute breaks at 8:15 and 9:15. ($450). CANCELLED on August 21. Rehearse instead.

Tuesday, October 2: Rehearse

Tuesday, October 9: Sit-in night

Tuesday, October 16: Rehearse

Tuesday, October 23: Concert at Augustana Chapel View Care Center 6:30-7:30 p.m., Lizzy Swanson initial contact, 952-697-3806; Laura Flicker, supervisor, 952-697-3848, We played at Chapel View 4/3/2012, 11/27/2012, and 5/26/2015. That's where I thought we would play this year, but they ended up putting the concert in the care center on the other side of the building. ($150)

Tuesday, October 30: Rehearse

Tuesday, November 6: Concert at Shaller Family Sholom Home East Campus, 6:30-7:30 p.m., 730 Kay Ave, St. Paul, MN 55102; Melanie Godding, contact (651) 328-2304; we'll bring our piano ($150)

Saturday, November 10 (Veteran's Day is Sunday, November 11): Vets' Dinner at St. Bonaventure's Ambrose Hall, set up before the 6:00 program, play 6:15-9:00, Dinner and dessert music until the dance, which will start around 7:00 p.m. 901 E 90th Street, Bloomington 55420 Contact: Breta Macphie, ALIVE! committee, cell: 612.730.6409. They have an electronic piano. Breta will block the parking with her navy blue minivan in front of the entrance so when Jim and others with heavy equipment arrive, she will move it so they can get close to the door for unloading on the north side (because there's a mass from 4:30-5:30 in the church across the parking lot). They'll have carts for us. ($250 made out to the Roseville Big Band)

Tuesday, November 13: No rehearsal

Tuesday, November 20: Rehearse

Tuesday, November 27: Concert at EagleCrest, 7:00-8:00 p.m., in Terrace, the tallest building, 2725 Lincoln Drive, Roseville; they have a grand piano, but we didn't use it in 2015; Contact: Sonia Zapchenk, (651) 628-3003. ($150)

December: No rehearsal