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The Swingtime Big Band: Swingin’ on the Silver Screen!

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Date:
August 14
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Venue

Tilles Center

Long Island’s premier swing band presents a fun new program of cinematic hits from the Great American Songbook! This exciting 20-piece band explores music from the classic era of Hollywood films, with a spotlight on songs from 1945 to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the end of World War II. And, in keeping with tradition, Swingtime’s 100th birthday celebrations this year include jazz icons Dave Brubeck and Charlie Parker, and legendary big band singers Helen O’Connell and Peggy Lee.

“Musicians who make the sounds of the pre-rock era rock” – The New York Times

“Long Island’s leading professional big band…dedicated to the Great American Songbook” – Newsday

The Tilles Center Summer 2020 Drive-In Series is sponsored by Wells Fargo

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Tickets:
$79 per car, $99 preferred parking

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Limited number of complimentary tickets available for essential workers courtesy of Capital One Cares. Please email stephanie.turner@liu.edu for more information.

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