Join us for the 2018 Floyd G. Henderson Big Band Weekend featuring two fabulous Big Bands performing at the ACCA Shrine Activity Center in Richmond’s historic Northside (1712 Bellevue Avenue ~ Richmond, Virginia 23227) over the weekend of June 8th and 9th.
On Friday, June 8th, 2018, enjoy the exciting sounds of Glen Boswick And The Sound Of Swing Orchestra – direct from Norfolk, Virginia. Glen and his swingin’ orchestra have been pleasing dancers since 1977. Featured vocalists are the fabulous Jimmy Crank and Trombonist Russ Robertson. Dinner will be served and a cash bar will be available. The orchestra performs from 8 PM – 11 PM. Doors open at 6 PM. Dinner is served at 6:30 PM.
On Saturday, June 9th, 2018, enjoy the Big Band sounds of Joe Enroughty And His Royal Virginians. The Royal Virginians are a Richmond, Virginia favorite performing in the classic Big Band tradition of Guy Lombardo, Sammy Kaye, Glenn Miller, and other popular Big Bands. Featured vocalists are Dick Orange and Deborah Leone singing classics from the great American song book. Dinner will be served and a cash bar will be available. The orchestra performs from 8 PM – 11 PM. Doors open at 6 PM. Dinner is served at 6:30 PM.
1930’s & 1940’s attire is encouraged each night, but not required. Need something to wear? Check out Bygones Vintage Clothing, Luxor Vintage Clothing, and Halcyon Vintage Clothing for vintage attire at vintage prices!!!
There will be dance contests and prizes each night, too!!!
Gwendolyn Glenn of “Dance In Class” will be teaching a FREE dance lesson on “How To Dance To Big Band Music” prior to each performance at 7:30 PM. To learn more about Gwendolyn, click here.
***Get your 2018 Big Band Weekend T-Shirt here. Pay for it now and pick it up when you arrive at the dance. It’s a great way to remember this special weekend. Shirts are only $13.89 each plus tax (in Va.).***
For those coming in from out of town, we have set up a ride and room sharing Facebook group that you can join and connect with others looking for the same. It can be found here.
This is your chance to listen and dance to the authentic Big Band sounds of the 1930’s and 1940’s. If you’re single, don’t worry! There will always be someone to dance with. Join us for an unforgettable weekend in the heart of the Old Dominion!