New Meetup: Glenn Miller - Big Band SWING DANCE

From: J J T.
Sent on: Monday, September 7, 2009 12:46 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for 'Zoot Suit' - Bay Area Swing Dancers!

What: Glenn Miller - Big Band SWING DANCE

When: September 12,[masked]:00 PM

Where:
USS Hornet
707 W. Hornet Ave.
Alameda, CA 94501

FREE DANCE LESSONS - @ the start of the event

WE Can't hold a table officially for us BUT the dancers usually meet on the back tables to the right of the entrance and throw our stuff down. Got to get there early if you don't buy reserved seating in order to get a chair.

The World Famous
GLENN MILLER ORCHESTRA
on the Aircraft Carrier USS HORNET
Saturday, September 12, 2009
7:00pm ? Midnight

This is the USS HORNET's most popular big band dance. Purchase tickets today!

The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra is the most popular and sought after big band in the world today for both concert and swing dance engagements. With its unique jazz sound, the Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all-time!

We have a unforgettable night of entertainment planned for everyone? Guests will be greeted with a ?Tribute to the Andrew Sisters,? performed by the Singing Blue Stars of the USS Hornet? FREE dance lessons will be offered by Jim Truesdale, former Fred Astaire instructor? Dancers and spectators alike can then enjoy the many hits made famous by the Glenn Miller Orchestra as the band takes the stage to play favorites such as "In The Mood," "Tuxedo Junction," and "String of Pearls."

The USS HORNET is one of the best places to hear and dance to swing music. Our dances attract ?Swing-Era? patrons of all ages. The event is held in the enclosed, heated hangar deck and features THREE large dance floors, cash bars, and food concession. Dance among vintage aircraft! Period attire is encouraged!

Ticket Prices: Glenn Miller Tickets
$45 General Admission ($50 at the door if the event is not sold out)
$68 Reserved ? good access to the dance floor
$98 Cabaret ? great view in front of the stage

Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/bayareaswingdancers/calendar/11311279/

This Meetup is community funded

$20.00/year

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