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OLNEY BIG BAND at the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo

  • Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park 7300 Macarthur Boulevard Northwest Glen Echo, MD, 20812 United States (map)

Beginner swing lesson with Tom and Debra 8-9pm, dance 9pm-12midnight
Admission $18 ages 18 years and older; $12 ages 11-17 years; $10 10 years and younger. Pay at the door. Carpooling is always recommended at Glen Echo.

The Olney Big Band is dedicated to preserving and promoting the heritage of classic big band music. Although the Big Band Era may have been relatively short, this uniquely American form of jazz was quickly adopted and played the world over. The Olney Big Band offers  you a taste of the music as it was played by the great Big Bands of the 1930s and '40s.