By Popular Demand – Big Band

Sat, October 20 Please click here to download the ical file for your e-mail and PDA calendar

The Mesquite Symphonic Band, under the direction of Dale Y. Coates, will perform a free concert on Saturday, October 20, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. The evenings concert, entitled By Popular Demand Big Band will be performed at the Mesquite Arts Center located at 1527 N. Galloway in Mesquite.

The fall concert will feature big band music and will include Big Band Bash arranged by Bob Lowden, In the Mood, by Joe Garland, Duke Ellington arranged by Calvin Custer, Star Dust by Hoagy Carmichael, St. Louis Blues arranged by John Higgens, along with other selections.

Special guests for this evenings concert will include The Sorta Sisters, who will present the vocal stylings of the Andrew Sisters. The singing trio will be dressed in 40s attire and will delight you with several numbers, which will include Apple Blossom Time, Dont sit under the Apple Tree, and The Boogie-Woogie Bugle Boy. The local group, under the management of Dr. Bill Flynt, will take you back to yesteryear with their wonderful arrangements.

Join the band and the Sorta Sisters for an evening of music sure to entertain all ages. The concert is free, but donations will be gladly accepted, which will benefit the bands sheet music fund. For more information please log on to, or call 972-216-8125.

Please click here to download the ical file for your e-mail and PDA calendar Date : Saturday, October 20th thru Saturday, October 20th