A great way to experience the magic of the 30’s and 40’s big band sound and the dance styles popularized by the music. Lindy and Jitterbug Dance styles are taught as well as other ballroom styles and the Up North Big Band provides music with an 18-piece “Big Band,” with all the high energy tunes from that era. The Up North Big Band is a community-based group of musicians dedicated to the preservation of Big Band Swing Music.
The Blissfest Music Organization supports this series as part of our commitment to sharing cultural heritage and providing a great way to socialize like folks used to before T.V.
Instruction begins at 6:45pm, dance at 7:30pm, beginners are welcome.
$10 adult, $6 under 18 years and free under 5 years.
Petoskey, on Little Traverse Bay, is about 60 miles north of Traverse City on US-31.