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Melbourne Municipal Band Presents Concert Tribute to Dance Music Through the Ages February 20 and 21
10th Feb 2019 Melbourne Municipal Band Presents Concert Tribute to Dance Music Through the Ages February 20 and 21
MELBOURNE, Fla., January 8, 2019 – The Melbourne Municipal Band (MMB) will pay homage to centuries of popular dance music when it performs “Shall We Dance?” on February 20 and 21. The concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Melbourne Auditorium, 625 E. Hibiscus Blvd. There is no charge and tickets are not required. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

“This event isn’t a dance, but it celebrates dance music of all kinds, from the the Waltzing Cat, by Leroy Anderson, to Leonard Bernstein`s West Side Story,” said Conductor Staci Rosbury. “It will be difficult to keep yourself from moving when you hear certain kinds of music, especially selections like Riverdance, which will have you on the edge of your seat. You will fairly dance out the door after this concert!”

The Mel-Bones, a 10-piece trombone, tuba and percussion ensemble, will present the pre-show performance.

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.