In partnership with the Blue Ridge Big Band, Folkmoot will host Dancing through the Decades, a live big band music and dance experience, on April 29, 2017 at the Folkmoot Friendship Center in Waynesville from 7:00pm – 9:30pm.
The Blue Ridge Big Band is comprised of 17 musicians who share a love of big band music and performing. Musicians hail from Haywood, Jackson, Buncombe, Macon and Henderson counties and range in age from the young to the young-at-heart. Chris Ulery, band director at Canton Middle School, is the musical director. The Big Band’s mission is to entertain audiences with a wide variety of musical styles from traditional big band music and contemporary jazz to popular music of the last few decades.
Dancing through the Decades will begin with appetizers and a cash bar. Guests can simply sit back and enjoy the musical performance or dance to music from the the 1930’s, 40’s, 50’s, 60’s and 1970’s. Professional dancers will be on hand to demonstrate. Please dress to impress. This event is $30 for pre-sale tickets only. Tickets can be purchased at Folkmoot.org or by phone, 828-452-2997.