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Swingtime Asks Audience to “Name That Tune” with Concerts October 10 & 11
10th Oct 2018 Swingtime Asks Audience to “Name That Tune” with Concerts October 10 & 11
MELBOURNE, Fla., Sept. 27, 2018 – Swingtime invites audience members to test their knowledge of music from the 40s, 50s and beyond with two “Name That Tune” concerts on October 10 and 11 at 7:30 p.m. at the Melbourne Auditorium, 625 Hibiscus Blvd. There is no charge for the concert and tickets are not required. Doors Open at 6:30 p.m. with pre-show entertainment by the New Horizons band.

Conductor Art Martin will lead the band in a variety of selections and the audience will have a chance to guess the name of the tune. “We did a concert like this two years ago and it was very popular with our patrons, so we’ve brought it back,” said Martin. “It will be a fun and entertaining evening for all.”

The event is the second concert of MMB’s 2018-19 Music That Moves You season.

Swingtime is the 20-piece Big Band ensemble of the Melbourne Municipal Band, playing music from the 1920s to the 1970s. The for-hire band features saxophones, trombones, trumpets, a piano, guitar, bass and trap set, along with two vocalists and a conductor/announcer. Swingtime Lite is a smaller version of the full band.

Call 724-0555 or visit www.melbournemunicipalband.org for more information.

About the Melbourne Municipal Band
The mission of the Melbourne Municipal Band (MMB), established in 1965, is to bring free concerts to area residents and visitors, to promote music appreciation and education – particularly among young people – and to provide members of the band with an avenue for music performance and development. One-third of the band`s 80-plus members are professional musicians. In a typical year, the band serves 20,000 attendees, and its members give 27,000 hours of community service in the form of rehearsals and performance time.