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Jonesborough Rhythm Express
February 21, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$10 – $15
Jonesborough Rhythm Express to perform swing concert and dance!
Do you enjoy the big band, swing music, and dancing featured at the annual Jonesborough Repertory Theatre USO show? If so, then be sure to catch the upcoming swing concert and dance hosted by the Jonesborough Rhythm Express (JRE) on Friday, February 21st from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Jonesborough Visitor’s Center.
The 17-piece JRE big band is composed of members of the Jonesborough Repertory Theater house band who perform at the theater’s annual USO show, along with several other dynamic and talented musicians to fill out the full ensemble. There will also be featured vocalists, including Shawn Hale, a regular performer in the annual JRT USO show.
You can expect to hear many popular tunes from the 1940’s era including songs from Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey, and Duke Ellington. There will be plenty of seating, but the chairs will be arranged so that a dance floor is available for those who wish to show off their swing dance moves! Tickets can be purchased at the door and cost only $10 for single tickets or $15 for two tickets.