Big Band Dances
Big Band Dances

Big Band Dances | Harry James Orchestra

Get your body moving into spring!

Swing! Jitterbug! Rhumba! Cha Cha!

DANCE onboard the
AIRCRAFT CARRIER USS HORNET!
with the
HARRY JAMES ORCHESTRA
directed by Fred Radke

Saturday, March 22, 2014

8:00pm – midnight
Doors open at 7:15pm

The Bay Area’s best place to dance!

Three Dance Floors on the Enclosed, Heated Hangar Deck!
Period Attire Welcome!

Cash Bars & Food Concessions Available!

FREE PARKING!

Free Dance Lessons by
Jim Truesdale, former Fred Astaire dance instructor,
throughout the Evening

HARRY JAMES ORCHESTRA
8:00pm – midnight
Dancers and spectators alike can enjoy the swing-era hits

Food Concessions
Hot Sandwiches, Salads, Coffee and Light Faire available during the evening provided
by Joe’s Catering. Prices range from $8 to $15, cash only!

Keepsake Photos
Doorstep Photography will be offering keepsake photos from your memorable night on the USS Hornet.
Photos are printed during the event so that you can take the photo home with you.

See our Frequently Asked Questions for details.

TICKETS:
Proceeds benefit the USS Hornet Museum, a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization
Museum admission passes not valid at this fundraiser

Cabaret Premium Reserved Seating - $75
Best View of Stage; Great Access to the Dance Floors

Reserved Seating - $60
Limited View of Stage

General Admission - $40
($45 at the Door if Event is not sold out)
First-Come Seating Behind All Reserved Seating

View our Sample Seating Chart

TO PURCHASE TICKETS CALL:
510-521-8448 x282 (weekdays, 8am-4pm)
510-521-8448 x245 (weekends, 11am-3pm)

or VISIT OUR ONLINE SHIP’S STORE AT:
http://usshornet.stores.yahoo.net/jidoda.html

For more information, see our Frequently Asked Questions
or call (510) 521-8448 x282

NEXT DANCES:

Visit our Upcoming Events Calendar for news and updates

USS Hornet Museum
707 W Hornet Ave, Pier 3 • Alameda CA 94501
(510) 521-8448 • www.uss-hornet.org
Museum Open Daily 10am–5pm


Examples of previous Big Band Dances onboard the USS Hornet Museum


Dec 2012 — 3 O'Clock Jump

April 2013 — 3 O'Clock Jump

May 2012 – Harry James Orchestra

May 2011 – Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra

Jul 2010 – Glenn Miller

Dec 2010 – 3 O'Clock Jump

Feb 2009 – Romano Marchetti Orchestra


March 2008 – Tommy Dorsey


Voted as one of the best places to hear and dance to swing music in the Bay Area, the USS Hornet Museum attracts “swing-era” crowds in excess of 1,200 people. These are some of the popular Big Bands that have performed aboard the USS Hornet:

The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra
The Count Basie Orchestra
The Cab Calloway Orchestra
Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra
Dorsey Brothers Orchestra
Harry James Orchestra
Bill Elliott Swing Orchestra
Les Brown & His Band of Renown
Artie Shaw Orchestra
The American Swing Orchestra's Benny Goodman Tribute

Local Bay Area Bands include:

Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers
The Swing Session
Stompy Jones
Romano Marchetti Orchestra
Three O’Clock Jump

Information: (510) 521-8448 x 282

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