The Hot Springs Big Band Concert Series is a series of three concerts featuring big-band orchestras will be held this fall in Horner Hall at the Hot Springs Convention Center featuring The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra on Friday, November 12, and Jukebox Saturdaynight on Friday, December 3, sponsored by Visit Hot Springs.
Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the show will begin at 7 for each of the concerts. Tickets, at $35 per concert for reserved table seating, will go on sale at 9 a.m., Friday, July 16. TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE HERE!
“We’ll have the dance floor set up for each of the shows,” Bill Solleder, Director of Marketing said, “and we encourage everyone to get up and dance to the sounds of these legendary orchestras.”
The Glenn Miller Orchestra, consists of the music director, five saxophone players, four trumpeters, four trombonists, piano, bass and drums. There are two vocalists.
The orchestra is on the road continuously, traveling almost every night for 48 weeks each year. It covers more than 100,000 miles doing 300 concert dates.
Performances include the legendary Glenn Miller hits, including “Moonlight Serenade,” “Sunrise Serenade,” “St. Louis Blues March,” “Tuxedo Junction,” “Stardust,” “Little Brown Jug,” “A String of Pearls,” “Elmer’s Tune,” “In the Mood” and dozens of others.
Jukebox Saturday Night is a musical revue of the great big bands from the 1930s, ‘40s and ‘50s. The performances celebrate America’s Swing Era, including the greatest hits of Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Jimmy Lunceford, Harry James, Artie Shaw, Cab Calloway, Benny Goodman, Bunny Berigan, Count Basie and others. Vocal selections will include songs made famous by Frank Sinatra, Doris Day, Bob Eberly, Helen O’Connell, Rosemary Clooney, and other vocal idols. It performs various styles of music including swing, ballads, cha-chas, waltzes and tangos.
For more information, call Bill Solleder at 501-321-2027.