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Swingtime Welcomes Summer with “June Moon Dance” June 21
16th Jun 2019 Swingtime Welcomes Summer with “June Moon Dance” June 21
MELBOURNE, FL, May 20, 2019 – Toe-tapping dance music will mark the start of summer as Swingtime presents its annual June Moon Dance, beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 21, at the Melbourne Auditorium, 625 E. Hibiscus Blvd. Dance tickets are $7 in advance at various outlets, or $10 at the door or online. Vocalists Len Fallen and Sally Hart will perform.

“Whether you want to dance the first night of summer away with that special someone, or just come and listen to great Big Band, jazz and rock ‘n roll music, this is a fun and entertaining evening not to be missed,” said Art Martin, Swingtime conductor.

The event is BYOB. Snacks and mixers will be available for purchase. Tables can be reserved in advance for eight or more people by calling MMB Auxiliary President Marci Hutson at 321-339-7705.

Advance tickets may be purchased in Melbourne at Genesis Boutique; at Marion Music in Palm Bay; Brass and Reed Music Center in Merritt Island; Guitar Haven in Indian Harbour Beach; Bold Cup Coffee at The Avenues, Viera; Jan`s You-Frame-It in Cocoa Village; and Ocean Sports World in Cocoa Beach.

Those who would like to brush up on dancing skills can do so from 6 to 7 p.m., when Laura Beers offers lessons (www.adancersvoice.com or 751-4766). The fee for lessons is $5, payable to the instructor.

Call 321-339-7705 or visit www.melbournemunicipalband.org for more information and the specific addresses of ticket outlets.

Swingtime is the 22-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.

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.