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Blake Swings – Outdoor Picnic

The club is open! The Blake jazz bands strut their stuff for you during this evening of good music and dancing, with your Olney Big Band as the special guest.

Friday, May 27, 2022
Time: 7:30 PM

 

James Hubert Blake High School  300 Norwood Rd.
Silver Spring, MD 20905 

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Big Band Concert and Dance

Sunday, June 5, 2022
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

 

Church of the Resurrection
3315 Greencastle Rd.
Burtonsville, MD 20866

Please join us for fabulous tunes from Big Band’s Golden Age and beyond.  Dance the night away to the hits from Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Buddy Rich, Frank Sinatra, and all the greats. Special tribute to Sammy Nestico (composer and arranger for Count Basie, among his many other contributions).
 

Plenty of free parking.


No tickets are required, but a $15 donation would be appreciated.

Sunday, June 12, 2022
Time: 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

 

Sandy Spring Museum

17901 Bentley Road
Sandy Spring, MD 20860

Our jazz combo will be playing for you on Sunday, June 12, from 1:00 to 1:45. The combo, all members of your Olney Big Band, will perform exciting charts by Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Richard Rodgers, and other greats. Get ready for some professional entertainment!

Free parking. Discounted festival admission tickets are available.

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Summer Concert Series

Sunday, June 19, 2022
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

 

Washington Hebrew Congregation

Julia P. Bindeman Suburban Center

11810 Falls Rd,

Potomac, MD 20854

Join us on the lawn for an evening of Big Band music from the 1930s and beyond. Guests are invited to bring lawn chairs, blankets, and snacks, and there will also be chairs and blankets that you can borrow. The concert will feature Big Band music made famous by Jewish Big Band leaders, musicians, and composers who changed the sound of jazz, such as Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Buddy Rich, and Bunny Berigan.