Big Band Extravaganza 2013

Sunday, November 03, 2013
2:00 PM
Davies Center
Event Type
Music and Theatre Arts
Paige Kachichian
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      UW-Eau Claire and Eau Claire Jazz Inc. present this year's Big Band Extravaganza at 2 p.m. Nov. 3 in the Ojibwe Ballroom of Davies Center.

      The Big Band Extravaganza is a celebration of the American popular song in a big-band battle between the nationally recognized UW-Eau Claire Jazz Ensembles I and II. The ensembles will perform original arrangements from the era in which concertgoers will hear the sounds of a true big-band show filled with jokes, costume changes, vocal and instrumental features, audience interaction and the pure entertainment value for which swing-era music is known.

      The event will include swing dancing, refreshments and a 1950s jazz-era feel. Attendees who dress up in 1950s-era attire will receive a discounted ticket price at the door.

       Tickets purchased before the day of the event are $12 for the public and $8 for UW-Eau Claire students and those 62 and older. Tickets can be purchased at the Service Center, located in Davies Center's east entrance.

      After the event, visit Grizzly's for food and drink specials when you present your Big Band Extravaganza ticket.

       For more information, contact Paige Kachichian at 715-836-4092 or

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