Music on the River - United States Coast Guard Dixieland Jazz Band
|Date:||July 28, 2014|
|Time:||6:30 PM - 8:30 PM|
Location: Green of the Goodspeed Opera House
The United States Coast Guard Dixieland Jazz Band was organized in 1970 to perform classic jazz, blues, and rags with a “New Orleans” flavor. The Dixieland Jazz Band has entertained audiences across America, in the former Soviet Union and in England. Notable venues include the open-air theater in Disney World, the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, at the “Galaxy Jazz Festival” in Milwaukee, the Embarcadero in San Francisco, the John F. Kennedy Center Millennium Stage in Washington, D.C., and at Mardi Gras in New Orleans. The group has also performed on numerous radio and television broadcasts across the nation.
All concerts are held on Monday nights from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the green of the Goodspeed Opera House. If it rains, the concerts will be moved to the High School Auditorium (please call the Recreation Office for location information if weather is questionable; 860-873-5058). Great food and drinks will be available to purchase at the Gelston House, or you may bring a picnic dinner. Parking is available in the Goodspeed Opera House parking lot, behind the Gelston House. The Music on the River site is made possible through the generous support of Goodspeed Musicals. Please leave all dogs at home.