Vail, CO - The Vail Jazz Festival presents the fifth installment of the Jazz @ Vail Square series on Thursday, August 2 with the Hot Tomatoes Swing Band and professional swing dancers, Heather Ballew and Stephen Newcomb. The concert and dancing begins at 6 p.m. and members of the audience are encouraged to kick up their heels and join in for a little bit of swing.?? Hot Tomatoes Swing Band brings back to life some of the great music from the swing era such as Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller and Harry James. Ballew and Newcomb will provide incredible visual entertainment with their high energy dancing that is sure to fill the dance floor at the front of the Jazz Tent.
Jazz @ Vail Square concerts start at 6 p.m. in the Jazz Tent at The Arrabelle in Vail Square. Tickets for preferred seating at the front of the tent are $20 and guarantee concertgoers a spot for the entirety of the performance. Free general admission seating at the back of tent is also available on a first-come, first-served basis. A $99 Jazz Pass is offered with preferred seating for the remaining five performances.

Jazz @ Vail Square Remaining Shows:

  • 8/2: Hot Tomatoes Swing Band and Dance, Swinging Big Band Hits from the Past
  • 8/9: Tommy Igoe Sextet, Burning Jazz with Contemporary Twist
  • 8/16: Miche Braden & The Kenny Walker Quartet, Blues and Soul like never before
  • 8/23: Junior Mance Trio, Legendary Jazz Pianist
  • 8/30: Clayton Brothers Sextet & Vail Jazz All-Stars, Jazz Masters and the Next Generation

For more information about the summer-long Vail Jazz Festival and the culminating Labor Day Vail Jazz Party, call 888-VAIL-JAM (888-824-5526) or visit www.vailjazz.org. The Vail Jazz Festival is presented by the Vail Jazz Foundation.

If you go:
What: Jazz @ Vail Square: Hot Tomatoes Swing Band And Dance
Where: Jazz Tent at The Arrabelle, Lionshead
When: Thursday, August 2 at 6 p.m.
Cost: Free/$20
Info: 888-VAIL-JAM (888-824-5526) or www.vailjazz.org


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