Event Name: Swing Night - Concert & Dance on the Lawn
Location: New England Botanic Garden Public Event
Event Date: Wednesday, 8/31/2022
Event Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Duration: 3 hours
Tickets Available: 10
Purchase Deadline: Wednesday, 8/31/2022 9:00 PM
Only a few tickets left - tickets are not guaranteed until purchase is complete.

This concert was rescheduled from August 17, 2022 due to the weather.

Featuring the Beantown Swing Orchestra

Get your groove on this summer for our outdoor concert series! Enjoy a high-energy evening of classic Swing Era music featuring local talent the Beantown Swing Orchestra. Learn basic Shim Sham line dance steps to dance along to the music or just sit and enjoy the concert with a picnic and a pint on the Lawn. Visitors are welcome to bring their own blankets and chairs!

The band will be offering a Shim Sham line dance lesson at 6pm, then will play from 7-9pm. No partner or experience is required. This is a series of dance steps that originated in the 1920s and works perfectly with Beantown Swing Orchestra’s music!

The Beantown Swing Orchestra specializes in performing Swing Era (1935-1946) music with young, energetic musicians using vintage instruments from that period to achieve the most authentic sound and look possible. Its mission is to introduce young people to this classic American music and to keep it alive and thriving for generations to come.

The band recruits and trains talented, local high school students to perform this music, which is rarely taught anymore and rapidly becoming a dying art. Their current focus is on the music of Glenn Miller, which was pop music at the time and created specifically for dancing. As a result, the band’s outdoor concerts tend to draw people of all ages, including teens whom this music originally and naturally appealed to.

$15 Member Adult, $8 Member Youth; $25 Adult, $12 Youth

 

Ticket: Price: Quantity:
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Adult$25.00
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Youth$12.00