9.21.2021

WPAA to Host Jukebox Saturday Night in Oakley

 Jukebox Saturday Night is a music review of the great Big Bands during the 1930’s, 40’s and 50’s. A fun filled event for all ages that captures the exciting sounds of great melodies and lyrics performed by an energetic group of instrumentalists and vocalists who will keep you moving in your seats, tapping your toes and clapping your hands. Oakley High School will host the show at 3 p.m. Central, Sunday, Oct. 3. Admission is by WPAA season ticket or adults $20 and students $10 at the door. Jukebox Saturday Night is made possible through the generous contributions from area businesses and individual donors, including a special season grant from the Dane G. Hansen Memorial Foundation, Logan, Kan.
Jukebox Saturday Night celebrates America’s Swing Era performing the greatest hits as recorded by Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Jimmy Lunceford, Harry James, Artie Shaw, Cab Calloway, Benny Goodman, Bunny Berigan, Count Basie and more. Vocal selections will include songs made famous by Frank Sinatra, Doris Day, Bob Eberly, Helen O’Connell, Rosemary Clooney, and other vocal idols.
The band will perform various styles of music including swing, ballads, cha-cha’s, waltz’s, and tangos, all to keep a dancer dancing. Join Jukebox Saturday Night as we pay tribute each evening to all veterans, recreating memories for anyone who has ever experienced the fine arrangements of big band music, and creating new exciting memories for anyone who is now enjoying it for the first time. The big band is managed by Glenn Miller Productions, Inc. With over 60 years of successfully managing the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra, this company knows how to do swing. Audiences can expect the same quality as the Glenn Miller Orchestra while hearing the biggest and best hits of the Big Band Era.
Visit the band’s official website by clicking here.