The Leslie Farrell Threadgill Lecture and Artist Series will bring a music review of the great Big Bands at 7:30 p.m. Friday to Rent Auditorium in Whitfield Hall at Mississippi University for Women.
Jukebox Saturday Night will present a fun-filled event for all ages that features various music styles, such as swing, ballads, cha-chas, waltzes and tangos.
The band 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.
Jukebox Saturday Night is managed by Glenn Miller Productions Inc. With over 60 years of successfully managing the Glenn Miller Orchestra, audiences can expect the same quality as the Glenn Miller Orchestra while hearing the biggest and best hits of the Big Band Era.
In keeping with the university’s current health and safety guidelines, face masks are required.
Tickets are limited and free of charge. Tickets must be reserved and will be held at Will Call in the lobby of Whitfield Hall from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. the evening of the concert.
To reserve tickets, please email [email protected] or call (662) 329-7148.
MUW bands present fall concert under new director
Under the direction of new Mississippi University for Women Director of Bands Ginger Zingara, The W Jazz and Wind Ensembles will present a Fall Concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, in Poindexter Hall’s Kossen Auditorium.
The program will be livestreamed at muw.edu/music. Admission is free, but seating is limited and reservations are required. Please RSVP by 5 p.m. Monday. To reserve a spot, call (662) 241-6399. Masks are required for entry.
Thunderbirds scheduled to headline Columbus airshow
The 14th Flying Training Wing will host the “Wings Over Columbus Airshow & STEM Expo,” on March 26-27, 2022, on the Columbus Air Force Base installation.
The United States Air Force Thunderbirds are confirmed as the headliner. Other aerial performers will be announced at a later date.
In conjunction with the airshow, Columbus AFB will host its first STEM Expo, which will feature exhibitors from a variety of science, technology, engineering and mathematics career pathways.
For updates on performers, schedules and sponsorship visit the Wings Over Columbus website at WOCAirshow.com.