Swinging Yuletide planned for UW-La Crosse

This annual concert jazzes up holiday favorites.

An upbeat performance of big band and vocal jazz holiday favorites is once again planned at UW-La Crosse.

The Great River Big Band will join the UW-L instrumental and vocal jazz ensembles, along with the La Crosse Jazz Combo, for a Swinging Yuletide. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, in Valhalla, Cartwright Center-Gunning Addition. Seating for the event is cabaret style. An annual visit by Santa Claus is expected during the concert.

Tickets are a suggested donation of $5 for students and $10 for others; or, reserved tickets for $20. Seating is limited; getting tickets early is recommend since the concert typically sells out.

For tickets or more information, contact the UW-L?Music Listening Lab in 145 Center for the Arts or at 608.785.8415.