Jazz lovers can enjoy some of the area’s best at Minnesota State Community and Technical College’s Jazz Band Dance at the VFW in downtown Fergus Falls on Friday, Feb. 24.
Come to dine and dance, come to dance or just come to enjoy the music. The social and dinner hour starts at 6 p.m., followed by the dance from 7 to 10 p.m. with music provided by the M State Jazz Band and the M State Jazz Combo (the Color Crayons), under the direction of Dan Carlson.
The musical entertainment will feature a variety of styles including swing, ballad, waltz, polka and upbeat rock and roll, along with instrumental solos by Kris Lein, Jenn Kaminski Horak, Jim Worner, Levi Soydara and Wally Worhal. Vocalists will be Christi Dickey and Jenn Kaminski Horak.
Dinner tickets are $20 and must be purchased by Friday, February 17. Dance-only tickets are $8 and are available in advance or at the door. The dinner menu includes a choice of roast beef or chicken breast, mashed potatoes and gravy, buttered carrots, salad, and milk or coffee.
Get your ticket by calling the M State box office at 218.736.1600, visiting the Waage Theatre Box Office on the M State campus or going online to www.mstatetickets.com. Proceeds from the event help support the M State fine arts program.