big band

Big Band Sound performs frequently at the Fairfield Glade Community and Conference Center. For more informatin about Big Band Sound, access its Web site at bigbandsound.org.

The Big Band Sound will feature a patriotic medley to honor America’s birthday, when it performs at the monthly dance at the Fairfield Glade Community Center on Saturday, July 11. The salute to the Red, White and Blue is scheduled for 7-10 p.m. Tickets are $12.50 per person.

For information and reservations, call the Community Center at 484-3722. Early reservations are necessary.

The Big Band Sound, under the direction of Dr. Wayne F. Pegram of Cookeville, will perform for listeners and dancers.

Instrumental soloists include Joe Brindisi, Neil Olsen, Jack Strotman and Jeff White. Vocalists Wanda Hepburn and Lloyd Holt will sing waltzes, ballads, duets and a Sinatra favorite. The band will include cha chas, rumbas, tangos, many swing selections, waltzes, a line dance and a polka.

For more information about the Big Band Sound, access its Web site at bigbandsound.org.

Reservations can be made and tickets paid for prior to the event in person at the Community Center. Reservations by phone may be charged to a credit card. Cancellations made two days before the dance will be given full refunds. Dance clubs and classes are welcome. Tables seat eight persons and may be reserved. The dance committee furnishes soft drinks and light snacks. Other beverages and party foods are permitted and may be brought into the facility by those attending.

The Community Center is at 128 Stonehenge Dr., located six miles north of I-40 (Exit 322) and a quarter mile north of Peavine Road.