Seasonal Concert with Friends

Annapolis Big Band members are looking forward to sharing in some seasonal music-making with our friends Mark Bezanson and the MRHS Jazz Band at a concert in Middleton on Sunday, December 1 at 7:00pm.
All proceeds will go to the MRHS School Band Program, something we are always pleased to support.
Please join us!.

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Autumn Leaves

We’re looking forward to a great evening!

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The Annapolis Big Band presents Autumn Leaves – a Musical Evening on Sunday October 20, 7:30pm at the Dawn Oman Art Gallery in Bridgetown. (For those who have not purchased in advance, you may get your tickets at the door.)

Save the Date – October 20!

Annapolis Big Band to perform at the Dawn Oman Art Gallery

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The Annapolis Big Band and Dawn Oman Art Gallery invite you to “Autumn Leaves”, an evening of music on Sunday, October 20 starting at 7:30pm in Bridgetown, NS.

Well known as the music behind the annual “Moonlight in Paradise” event each August, the Annapolis Big Band is a 17 piece swing orchestra playing a broad repertoire of music from the 30’s and 40’s to more recent times. “Autumn Leaves” will include a wide range of music from swing to funk and will feature vocalists Margo Corkum and Andy Duinker.

Located at 298 Granville Street in Bridgetown, Nova Scotia, the Dawn Oman Art Gallery is a unique space created by Dawn Oman and Scott Henderson. It is described as “an artist gallery, and a musical and performance space where amazing things happen”. The Annapolis Big Band performed in this same space a decade ago when it was an active church, and members are excited to have the opportunity to return to the space in its new format.

Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Advance tickets are available at the Dawn Oman Art Gallery or at the Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens. For further information, call 902-588-2002.

Annapolis Big Band at the “O” – Sunday June 23

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The Annapolis Big Band invites you to a free concert on the Annapolis Royal waterfront on Sunday, June 23 starting at 7pm.  Take in the scenic view, enjoy some great tunes, catch up with friends and neighbours and welcome Summer in a “Big Band kinda way”… you may even want to dance a little!

With a wide repertoire of music from the 30’s and 40’s to more recent times, our 16 piece swing orchestra will feature vocalists Margo Corkum and Donna Holmes.

Join us June 23 (weather permitting…) from 7-8pm at the Oqwa’titek Amphitheatre in Annapolis Royal.

 

Spring Serenade in Paradise – Apr 27

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The Annapolis Big Band and the Paradise Active Healthy Living Society invite you to hear great music, enjoy some tasty nibbles and beverage of your choice, catch up with friends and neighbours and welcome Spring in a “Big Band kinda way”… you may even want to dance a little!

Saturday, April 27, 2019 starting at 7pm in the Paradise Community Hall, 10300 Highway 1 in beautiful Paradise, Nova Scotia.

Advance tickets are $13, available any from band members or by calling 902-584-3570 or 902-584-3511.  (Tickets are $15 at the door).

Join us for a fun and relaxing evening!

 

Moonlight Concert 2018 – August 11

ANNUAL MOONLIGHT CONCERT  – Paradise, NS

Saturday, August 11, 2018 – 7:30pm-10pm   (Rain Date – Aug 12)

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This August plan a trip to Paradise in the Annapolis Valley to hear the Annapolis Big Band perform the great tunes of the 30’s and 40’s, and some more modern tunes as well, outside under the stars for your listening and dancing pleasure.   Bring lawn chairs and perhaps a picnic and enjoy this live performance of the fabulous music as played by the Big Bands of the time such as Count Basie, Duke Ellington Tommy & Jimmy Dorsey, Glenn Miller and others. No pets please or barbecues.

A donation in support of the Paradise Community Hall will be appreciated.  Free parking is available on the grounds at Ellenhurst and on site transportation is provided for people needing assistance.  The Moonlight Concert is a magical evening of music in a wonderful outdoor setting.  Rain date is the following evening.    Further information 902-584-3570 or Moonlight Concert Website.

Save the date – Spring Serenade in Paradise

The Annapolis Big Band and the Paradise Active Healthy Living Society invite you to hear great music, enjoy some tasty nibbles and beverage of your choice, catch up with friends and neighbours and welcome Spring in a “Big Band kinda way”… you may even want to dance a little!

At the Paradise Community Hall, 10300 Highway 1 in beautiful Paradise, Nova Scotia.

Tickets are $12, available at Bridgetown Pharmasave or from band members.

Information 902-584-3570

Christmas in Paradise

Christmas in Paradise with the Annapolis Big Band

Friday, December 16, 2016   7:30pm

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Join the Annapolis Big Band at the Paradise Community Hall for an evening of festive music with friends and soon-to-be friends. For added enjoyment, host Hal Jessome will invite audience members to share some favourite Christmas memories as part of the evening.

Adults $10, Children Free.