Event Archive - Big Band Bash: Island Big Band, Swiftsure Big Band,
Sat. November 7th 2015 730PM - 1130PM doors at 7PM @ Our Lady of Fatima Portuguese Hall (All Ages) 730PM - 1130PM doors at 7PM
Tickets at: http://idhhc.ca/news-events/big-band-bash-2015/
The 8th Annual Big Band Bash presented by McNeil Audiology, is being held in Victoria on November 7, 2015. The Big Bands that graciously donate their gift of music included: The Island Big Band, The Swiftsure Big Band, and The Commodores. Through ticket sales and an appealing silent auction, funds raised at the Big Band Bash support Island Deaf & Hard of Hearing Centre.
Island Big Band (Big Band Jazz)
The "Island Big Band" consists of five trumpets, five saxes, four trombones, vocalist, piano, drums, bass, and guitar. This 30-year old Victoria based non-profit aggregation focused on the music styles from the 1930's to the present and for the first ten years or so the band played for dances throughout Southern Vancouver Island. Since then the ban... more info
Swiftsure Big Band (Dance music: swing, jive, foxtrot, Latin, aleviwn)
Swiftsure is a 17 piece band with vocalist that performs music of the swing-era (1930s & 40s), as well as more contemporary Latin and jive tunes. The Band speicilizes in quality dance music, and is available for private engagements as well as holding pubic dances at Ocean Pointe Resort and elsewhere. For reservations (Ocean Pointe dances) and... more info[Upload Show Photos] // [Add Video]