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Saturday, July 24th, 2021 - Outdoor Concert in Millbrook
***Due to weather, this concert that was originally scheduled to be on Saturday, July 3rd has been postponed to Saturday, July 24th.***
As part of the summer concert series sponsored by the Millbrook Arts Group, The Big Band Sound will be performing for our 14th year at the Millbrook Community Bandshell this evening starting at 6 p.m. Bring your picnicking paraphernalia to spread out on the beautiful lawn and enjoy our special celebration of America's original music: jazz! Directions: Taconic Parkway to Route 44 east, then stay straight on Route 82 and turn left at the light onto North Ave. Follow the road as it turns right and becomes Franklin Ave. After 4 blocks, the bandshell is on is on the left, just past the Thorne Building at 3323 Franklin Ave. Click here for more directions. If it rains, the concert may be cancelled. Check the Millbrook Arts Club Facebook Page for information if the weather is in doubt.

Saturday, August 7th, 2021 - Outdoor Concert in Goshen
For the 19th time, the Goshen Public Library will be hosting The Big Band Sound to bring you a concert of the best of the big bands from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. For the first time, this concert will be held on the lawn of the new Library (at 366 Main St.) Admission is Free, thanks to our sponsor Norton & Christensen! It'll be hosted by the Friends Of The Goshen Public Library & Historical Society. If it rains, this concert will be held on Sunday, August 8th at the same time. Call (845) 294-6606 for more information. Directions: I-84 across the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge to the exit for Route 747. Turn left and take Route 747 south to the light at the end of the road. Turn right onto Route 207/Little Britain Rd., follow it for 12.1 miles and the new Library will be on the left, at 366 Main St. Click here to get custom directions.

Wednesday, August 11th, 2021 - Outdoor Concert at Hackett Hill Park
The Town of Hyde Park's annual Music In The Parks concert series will include (for the 19th time!) a concert by The Big Band Sound this evening at 6:30 p.m. at the Town's Hackett Hill Park. Pack your lawn chairs and a picnic for an evening of beautiful jazz standards! Admission is free. If it rains, this concert may be cancelled. Call (845) 229-8086 for more information. 
Directions: Hackett Hill Park is on the north side of East Market Street, 0.8 miles east of Route 9 or 0.6 miles west of Route 9G/Violet Ave. Use "59 E. Market St." in your GPS.

Saturday, August 14th, 2021 - Outdoor Concert, Washingtonville
As part of the renown "Hudson Valley Jazz Festival", the Moffat Library and Friends of Moffat Library will be presenting The Big Band Sound in a concert at Vern Allen Park starting at 4 p.m. this afternoon. Admission is Free, so bring your chairs and blankets to this spacious park and enjoy the swinging jazz sounds of big band classics. If it rains, this concert will be held the next day, Sunday, August 15th at the same time. Directions: I-84 across the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge to Exit 32 for Route 747. Turn left and take Route 747 south to the light at the end of the road. Turn right onto Route 207 (Little Britain Rd.). After 0.5 miles, turn left onto Toleman Rd. After 2.8 miles, turn left onto Decker Dr. and the park is at the end of that road at the intersection with Ahern Blvd. Use "1 Ahern Blvd." in your GPS. Click here for more directions.

Saturday, August 21st, 2021 - Outdoor Concert, Wappingers Falls
The Stony Kill Farm Foundation will be hosting a  concert for the community featuring  The Big Band Sound this evening starting at 6 p.m. on the lawn of the farm near the livestock barn. Stony Kill is a historic working farm and the nonprofit Foundation hosts  environmental conservation and sustainable agriculture programs year-round. Pack your lawn chairs and picnic for this free concert. If it rains, this concert will be held on Sunday, August 22nd at the same time. Directions: Stony Kill is on the west side of Route 9D 1.8 miles north of Interstate 84. Turn in at the south entrance. Use "Farmstead Lane" in your GPS and look for the big red barn. Click here for more directions.

Sunday, September 5th, 2021 - Outdoor Concert at New City Library
The Big Band Sound will be appearing at the New City Library in concert on the Sunday of Labor Day Weekend and it's our 18th year of performing at the Library! We'll be playing on the lawn from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs: Admission is Free. Call (845) 634-4997 for more information. If it rains, this concert will be held on Sunday, September 12th, also at 2 p.m.
Directions: From the Bear Mountain Bridge, take the Palisades Parkway south to Exit 11. Turn left onto New Hempstead Rd. Go 2 miles to the end of the road and turn left onto North Main St.Go 0.7 miles, turn right onto Squadron Blvd. and then immediately turn left into the Library's parking lot. Click here for more directions.

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Sunday, December 1st, 2019 - Private Concert at VA Montrose

Monday, December 2nd, 2019 - The Little Big Band Sound on Radio       
At 8:00am, tune your radio to 92.1 Lite FM (or listen online) to hear a subset of The Big Band Sound appearing on Joe Daily's Holiday Concert Series.

Sunday, December 15th, 2019 - Private Concert at VA Castle Point  

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020 - Concert at Fishkill Center for Rehabilitation (Elant at Fishkill)

Friday, August 21st, 2020 - Outdoor Concert in Wappingers Falls
For our 26th time, The Big Band Sound will be performing at Mesier Park in the Village of Wappingers Falls. Our concert starts at 7 p.m., admission is Free, and bring a lawn chair. You can't beat the hometown atmosphere of a gazebo concert right in the center of the Village! If it rains, this concert will be held the next day, Saturday, August 22nd, at the same time. Call Village Hall at (845) 297-8773 ext. 7 for rain information. Directions: The park is at the center of the Village of Wappingers Falls at the light where Route 9D and Main St. intersect. Click here for directions.

Sunday, October 11th, 2020 - Private Concert at VA Castle Point  

Saturday, November 14th, 2020 - 1940s Dinner Dance in Patterson 
The Patterson Recreation Center will be the site this Veterans Day of a 1940s Swing Dance with dinner starting at 6 p.m. followed by three hours of dancing to The Big Band Sound! We'll be playing the original arrangements of all your Swing Era favorites. $40 for dinner, dancing and music or $20 for just dancing and music. Call (845) 878-7106 for reservations. Click here for more information. Directions: Take Route 55 east to Route 22 south. Drive 2.7 miles and turn right onto Route 311. After 0.7 miles, turn left onto Front St. After 4 blocks, the recreation center is on the right, just past the Patterson train station. Or, take Interstate 84 to the exit for Route 311. Take Route 311 north for 2.9 miles and turn right onto Front St. Click here to get custom directions.

Saturday, June 26th, 2021, and
Sunday, June 27th, 2021
"Showtunes! Big Band Style"

The Freedom Park Bandshell in the Town of LaGrange will be the venue for a swinging "Showtunes! Big Band Style" show presented by The Big Band Sound 25-piece jazz orchestra to benefit the Sparrow's Nest local charity. Performances are Saturday, June 26th at 6 p.m. and Sunday, June 27th at 2 p.m.  Click here for donation "tickets" and more information!  

"Showtunes! Big Band Style" will feature The Big Band Sound 25-piece jazz orchestra, including six vocalists and swing dance performers, in a show spotlighting smash hits from Broadway and Hollywood. At the core of the Great American Songbook are timeless songs that originated on the Broadway stage and Hollywood screen. In this show, songs will be performed from all of the greatest American composers and lyricists, including Cole Porter, Richard Rogers, Lorenz Hart, Oscar Hammerstein, Duke Ellington, Frank Loesser, and Jerome Kern. Plus, classic standards will be presented from the most famous Broadway shows and Hollywood movies, including "South Pacific", "My Fair Lady", "Guys and Dolls", "Kiss Me Kate", "The Wizard of Oz", and "Casablanca".

What better way to enjoy a journey through Broadway and Hollywood favorites than in the most exciting setting of a live big band. Many of the selections to be presented in "Showtunes! Big Band Style" were popularized by big bands and big band singers, including Bobby Darin's "Don't Rain on My Parade", Frank Sinatra's "The Way You Look Tonight", Ella Fitzgerald's "Johnny One Note", and Cab Calloway's "Everybody Eats When They Come to My House". Also included will be the anthems "You'll Never Walk Alone", "As Time Goes By", and "Over the Rainbow".

Although tickets won't be required for entry, the suggested donation is $20 per person. Click here for donation "tickets" and more information! Proceeds from this show will benefit the Sparrow's Nest local charity and more than ten thousand dollars was raised over the past three shows. Sparrow's Nest of the Hudson Valley provides meals to the families of caregivers and children diagnosed with any type of cancer. More information about Sparrow's Nest can be found at sparrowsnestcharity.org.

This year's show will be performed outdoors at Freedom Park Bandshell in the Town of LaGrange Poughkeepsie. The park is located at 212 Skidmore Rd. in LaGrangeville. Click here to get directions. Handicapped access is available. If it should rain, the performance will take place under the cover of the large picnic pavilion adjacent to the bandshell. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets!

Saturday, July 10th, 2021 - Outdoor Concert, Village of Wappingers Falls
This year marks the 150th Anniversary of the Village of Wappingers Falls and their Sesquicentennial Celebration will include a concert by The Big Band Sound on this day at Veterans Park starting at 6:30 p.m. There will be food trucks and fireworks on the lake will follow the concert at 9 p.m.! Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy this free concert. If it rains, this concert (and the fireworks) will be held on Saturday, July 17th at the same time. Directions: Veterans Park is on North Mesier Avenue four blocks north of East Main Street (that's four blocks north of Mesier Park, in the center of the Village, where we've often performed). Use "39 N. Mesier Ave." in your GPS. Click here for more directions.