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Sunday, December 10th, 2017 - Concert at VA Montrose

Sunday, December 17th, 2017 - Concert at VA Castle Point  

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 - 25th Anniversary Gala, Marist Center for Lifetime Study, Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel

Friday, June 8th, 2018 - Outdoor Concert, Dover Plains
The Dover High School Music Boosters will be hosting The Big Band Sound in a fundraising concert this evening on the lawn of Dover High School, from 6 to 8 p.m. We'll be performing your favorite jazz standards from all of the famous big bands. As a fitting conclusion to the evening, members of the school's jazz ensemble will be joining us in a grand finale! Admission is $5 and proceeds of the evening will benefit the music education offerings at the school. The Music Boosters will be grilling hamburgers and hot dogs and offering refreshments for sale and there will also be a car club show. If it rains, we'll play inside the school. Directions: Dover High School is on the east side of Route 22, 3 miles north of Wingdale (County Route 21/Pleasant Ridge Road) and 10 miles north of Pawling (Route 55).

Friday, July 13th, 2018,        
Saturday, July 14th, 2018, and        
Sunday, July 15th, 2018
                       "Broadway's Best, Big Band Style"
On this weekend in July 2018, the Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center in Poughkeepsie will be the venue for a swinging "Broadway's Best, Big Band Style" show presented by The Big Band Sound along with our five vocalists, swing dance performers and emcee, and it will benefit the Sparrow's Nest local charity in a show spotlighting the music of Broadway! Performances are Friday, July 13th at 8 p.m., Saturday, July 14th at 8 p.m. and Sunday, July 15th at 2 p.m. Click here for directions to the Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center. General Admission is $20 and tickets will be available starting in February 2018. Mark your calendar!

Saturday, November 10th, 2018 - 1940s Dinner Dance in Patterson 
The Patterson Recreation Center will be the site this Veterans Day of a 1940s Swing Dance with dinner starting at 6 p.m. followed by three hours of dancing to The Big Band Sound! We'll be playing the original arrangements of all your Swing Era favorites. $40 for dinner, dancing and music or $20 for just dancing and music. Call (845) 878-7106 for reservations. Click here for more information. Directions: Take Route 55 east to Route 22 south. Drive 2.7 miles and turn right onto Route 311. After 0.7 miles, turn left onto Front St. After 4 blocks, the recreation center is on the right, just past the Patterson train station. Or, take Interstate 84 to Exit 18 and take Route 311 north, then travel 2.9 miles and turn right onto Front St. Click here to get custom directions.

Sunday, November 18th, 2018 - "Lunch of Honor" for WWII Veterans sponsored by Hudson Valley Honor Flight, Anthony's Pier 9, New Windsor

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Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 - Concert at Elant At Fishkill

Saturday, March 25th, 2017 - Dinner Dance, Culinary Institute of America
The world-renown Culinary Institute of America will be hosting a 1940s "Moonlight & Love Songs: A Night In Casablanca"-themed dinner dance which will include a reception and cocktail hour and a four course sit-down dinner and dessert in the ornate Farquharson Hall and four hours of dancing to The Big Band Sound!  Proceeds will benefit a local charity and the CIA's Scholarship Fund. This event is being put on by the students in the CIA's Bachelor of Professional Studies program. Click here to register via the CIA's site.

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 - "Swing Into Spring", Poughkeepsie
The Poughkeepsie Farm Project will be hosting The Big Band Sound for a community swing dance to support this local CSA. The dance is being held in the newly renovated Vassar Farm Barn. There will be a swing dance lesson for beginners, given by instructors from PoTown Swing, starting at 7 p.m. and the dance will be from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. This dance is open to the public. Directions: The Vassar Farm Barn is in Poughkeepsie on Vassar Farm Lane. Just east of the light where Route 376, Raymond Ave. and Hooker Ave. all intersect, turn south onto Vassar Farm Lane (there is a sign for "Vassar College Farm"). The Vassar Farm Barn is on the right after 0.3 miles. Click here to get custom directions.

Sunday, May 28th, 2017 - Outdoor Concert at New City Library
The Big Band Sound will be appearing at the New City Library in concert on the Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend and it's our 15th year of performing at the Library! We'll be playing on the lawn from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and the concert will move inside the Library if it should rain. Bring your lawn chairs: Admission is Free. Call (845) 634-4997 for more information.
Directions: From the Bear Mountain Bridge, take the Palisades Parkway south to Exit 11. Turn left onto New Hempstead Rd. Go 2 miles to the end of the road and turn left onto North Main St.Go 0.7 miles, turn right onto Squadron Blvd. and then immediately turn left into the Library's parking lot. Click here for more directions

Friday, June 16th, 2017,        
Saturday, June 17th, 2017, and        
Sunday, June 18th, 2017 (Father's Day!)
                       "Sinatra Sounds, Big Band Style"
On Father's Day weekend in June, the Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center in Poughkeepsie will be the venue for a swinging "Sinatra Sounds, Big Band Style" show presented by The Big Band Sound along with our five vocalists and swing dance performers, and it will benefit the Sparrow's Nest local charity in a show spotlighting the music of Frank Sinatra and his friends. Sinatra started off singing with the big bands of Harry James and Tommy Dorsey and he then went on to his spectacular solo career where he was often backed by other famous big bands. "Sinatra Sounds, Big Band Style" will highlight the best of the tunes in the Great American Songbook that Frank Sinatra and his friends brought into our lives, all in the most exciting setting of a live big band. Performances are Friday, June 16th at 8 p.m., Saturday, June 17th at 8 p.m. and Father's Day Sunday, June 18th at 2 p.m. Click here for directions to the Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center. General Admission is $20 and tickets can be purchased in advance by clicking here.

Saturday, July 1st, 2017 - Outdoor Concert in Millbrook
As part of the summer concert series sponsored by the Millbrook Arts Group and the Millbrook Lions Club, The Big Band Sound will be performing for our 11th year at the Millbrook Community Bandshell this Fourth of July evening starting at 7 p.m. Bring your picnicking paraphernalia to spread out on the beautiful lawn and enjoy our special  celebration of America's original music: jazz! Directions: Taconic Parkway to Route 44 east, then stay straight on Route 82 and turn left at the light onto North Ave. Follow the road as it turns right and becomes Franklin Ave. After 4 blocks, the bandshell is on is on the left, just past the Thorne Building. Click here for more directions. If it rains, the concert may be cancelled: check the Millbrook Arts Club blog for information if the weather is in doubt.

Saturday, July 15th, 2017 - Dinner Dance, Culinary Institute of America
The world-renown Culinary Institute of America will be hosting a dinner dance this evening with the theme "The Roaring Hudson", including food, drinks and atmosphere inspired by the 1920s. There will be a reception and cocktail hour followed by a four course sit-down dinner and dessert in the ornate Farquharson Hall, including four hours of listening and dancing to The Big Band Sound!  Proceeds will benefit a local charity and the CIA's Scholarship Fund. This event is being put on by the students in the CIA's Bachelor of Professional Studies program. Click here to go to the CIA's information and registration page.

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 - Outdoor Concert at Vanderbilt Mansion
The Town of Hyde Park's annual Music In The Parks concert series will include (for the 16th time!) a concert by The Big Band Sound this evening at 7 p.m. on the grounds of Vanderbilt Mansion. The spacious grounds of this grand mansion are the perfect setting for picnicing and listening to the beautiful jazz standards of The Big Band Sound. Admission is free, so pack your lawn chairs and join us for this special evening. If it rains, this concert will be held in the auditorium of the New York State Taconic Regional Office on Old Post Road in Staatsburg, just off of Route 9. Call (845) 229-8086 for more information.
Directions: Vanderbilt Mansion is on the west side of Route 9 at the north end of the Village of Hyde Park. Click here for more directions.
"Rain" directions: In case of rain, from Vanderbilt Mansion go north on Route 9 for 3.2 miles, turn left onto Old Post Road and the NYS Taconic Regional Office is on the left.

Saturday, August 19th, 2017 - Outdoor Concert in Goshen
For our 15th year in a row, the Goshen Public Library will be hosting The Big Band Sound to bring you a concert of the best of the big bands from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. This concert will be held on the beautiful and shaded lawn of the Library. Admission is Free, thanks to our sponsor Norton & Christensen! In addition to our concert, there will be a complimentary Ice Cream Social! It'll be hosted by the Friends Of The Goshen Public Library & Historical Society. Goshen's own "What's The Scoop" shop is generously donating their ice cream and scooping services. If it should rain, this concert will be held the next day, Sunday, August 20th at the same time. Call (845) 294-6606 for more information. Directions: I-84 across the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge to Exit 5A. Turn left and take Route 747 south to the light at the end of the road. Turn right onto Route 207/Little Britain Rd., follow it for 12.6 miles and the Library will be on the right. Click here to get custom directions.

Sunday, September 10th, 2017 - Outdoor Concert at Boscobel            
Pack a picnic and a blanket and join us at Boscobel where The Big Band Sound will be giving a concert from 6 to 8 p.m. outside this historic mansion overlooking the Hudson River. Enjoy the beautiful views, the beautiful music and an outdoor dance floor at this 17th Annual Big Band Concert & Sunset Picnic! There is an admission charge: please call Boscobel at (845) 265-3638 ext. 115 for reservations or click here. If it should rain, this concert will be held on Sunday, September 17th, also starting at 6 p.m. Directions: Boscobel is on Route 9D between Garrison and Cold Spring. Click here for more directions.

Monday, November 27th, 2017 - The Little Big Band Sound on Radio       
At 8:00am, tune your radio to 92.1 Lite FM (or listen online) to hear a subset of The Big Band Sound appearing on Joe Daily's Holiday Concert Series.

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 - Dinner, Culinary Institute of America
The world-renowned Culinary Institute of America will be hosting a "Winter In The Wine Cellar" dinner dance which will include a reception and cocktail hour followed by a four course sit-down dinner and dessert in the ornate Farquharson Hall and four hours of dancing to The Big Band Sound! Proceeds will benefit a local charity and the CIA's Scholarship Fund. This event is being put on by the students in the CIA's Bachelor of Professional Studies program. Click here to go to the CIA's information and registration page.