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Our 1940s Dinner Dance that was to be on Saturday, November 14th at the Patterson Recreation Center has been cancelled.

Friday, June 18th, 2021
Saturday, June 19th, 2021, and
Sunday, June 20th, 2021
"Showtunes! Big Band Style"

On this weekend in July, the Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center in Poughkeepsie will be the venue for a swinging "Showtunes! Big Band Style" show presented by The Big Band Sound along with our six vocalists, swing dance performers and emcee, and it will benefit the Sparrow's Nest local charity. General Admission is $20 and the proceeds will go to Sparrow's Nest. Click here for tickets and more information!

Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center is a 501c3 not for profit Arts organization. For information: www.cunneen-hackett.org. Click here for directions to the Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center.

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Saturday, July 3rd, 2021 - Outdoor Concert in Millbrook
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.

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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  

Sunday, December 15th, 2019 - WKNY 80th Anniversary, Kingston       
For 80 years, WKNY has broadcast voices, stories, news and music throughout Kingston and they will celebrating the historic December 1939 sign-on with a throwback party featuring food and beverages from local restaurants and dancing to live music by The Big Band Sound. It’s a free party and you’re invited! Celebrate 80 years of WKNY! Join us for a Community Dinner and Dance at the Andy Murphy Neighborhood Center in Midtown Kingston on Sunday, December 15th from 4-8 pm. Register here!

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

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020 - Outdoor Concert at Vanderbilt Mansion
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 7 p.m. on the grounds of Vanderbilt Mansion. The spacious grounds of this grand mansion are the perfect setting for picnicing and listening to the beautiful jazz standards of The Big Band Sound. Admission is free, so pack your lawn chairs and join us for this special evening. If it rains, this concert will be held in the auditorium of Ralph R. Smith Elementary School. Call (845) 229-8086 for more information. 
Directions: Vanderbilt Mansion is on the west side of Route 9 at the north end of the Village of Hyde Park. Click here for more directions.
"Rain" directions: In case of rain, the Ralph R. Smith Elementary School is at 16 Smith Ct., which is off of Route 9G one mile south of the light at County Route 41 (East Market St.) or 1.4 miles north of the light at County Route 40A (St. Andrews Rd.)

Saturday, August 8th, 2020 - Outdoor Concert in Goshen
For our 18th year in a row, 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. 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! In addition to our concert, there will be a complimentary Ice Cream Social! It'll be hosted by the Friends Of The Goshen Public Library & Historical Society. Goshen's own "What's The Scoop" shop is generously donating their ice cream and scooping services. If it rains, this concert will be held on Sunday, August 9th 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.

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  

Sunday, September 6th, 2020 - 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. This concert was postponed from the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, May 24th. If it rains, this concert may be cancelled.
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.

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.