Free Swing Dance Lessons at 7:00. Exhibition Dancing by the Pearl Street Jive dance troupe. Three hours of authentic Big Band Swing Music from 8:00 to 11:00 with “The Best Big Band in Denver” the Flatirons Jazz Orchestra – featuring Deborah Stafford.
The Avalon Ballroom features the area’s largest cushioned dance floor. Rated “Best Place to Dance” by Westword. All ages. No bar, but you may bring your own beer and wine. Snacks provided. $15 at the door.
FJO is a traditional 18-piece big band (5/4/4/4) that recreates the great Swing-Era music of Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Stan Kenton, Gene Krupa, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Diane Schuur, Buddy Rich, and more.