Annual Swinging Yuletide set at UW-La Crosse

Nov. 21, 2013

Yuletide artwork.The annual Swinging Yuletide will return to UW-La Crosse for an upbeat performance of big band and vocal jazz holiday favorites.

The concert will feature the La Crosse Jazz Orchestra, UW-L Instrumental and Vocal Jazz Ensembles, and the LaX Jazz4tet. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, in Valhalla, Cartwright Center-Gunning Addition.

Selections from Glenn Miller, The Big Phat Band, Michael Buble, The Airmen of Note and a host of new and seasoned artists are planned. As always the concert reaches its climax with the performance of the Nutcracker Suite from the Les Brown Band.

Santa Claus is expected to make an appearance. The show is a sell out every year so buying tickets early is suggested.

Admission is $5 for students and $10 for others. Reserved tickets with table seating are $20. There is also limited cabaret table seating, along with beverage service.

For tickets and more information contact room 145 Center for the Arts or at 608.785.8415.

If you go—
What: Swinging Yuletide
Who: La Crosse Jazz Orchestra, UW-L Jazz Vocal and Instrumental Ensembles, and the LaX Jazz4tet
When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7
Where: Valhalla, Cartwright Center-Gunning Addition
Admission: $5 for students and $10 for others. Reserved tickets with table seating are $20. Get tickets at 608.785.8415.