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Richmond, Virginia Big Band Weekend 2018

Glen Boswick And The Sound Of Swing Joe Enroughty And His Royal Virginians


Join us for the 2018 Floyd G. Henderson Big Band Weekend featuring two fabulous Big Bands performing at the ACCA Shrine Activity Center in Richmond's historic Northside (1712 Bellevue Avenue ~ Richmond, Virginia 23227).

On Friday, June 8th, enjoy the exciting sounds of Glen Boswick And The Sound Of Swing Orchestra - direct from Norfolk, Virginia.  Glen and his swingin' orchestra have been pleasing dancers since 1977.  Featured vocalists are the fabulous Jimmy Crank and Trombonist Russ Robertson.  Dinner will be served and a cash bar will be available.  The orchestra performs from 8 PM - 11 PM To learn more about Glen Boswick And The Sound Of Swing, click here.

On Saturday, June 9th, enjoy the Big Band sounds of Joe Enroughty And His Royal Virginians.  The Royal Virginians are a Richmond, Virginia favorite performing in the classic Big Band tradition of Guy Lombardo, Sammy Kaye, and other popular Big Bands.  Featured vocalists are Dick Orange and Deborah Leone singing classics from the great American song book.  Dinner will be served and a cash bar will be available.  The orchestra performs from 8 PM - 11 PM.  To learn more about The Royal Virginians, click here.

1930's & 1940's attire is encouraged each night, but not required.  There will be dance contests and prizes each night, too!!!

Gwendolyn Glenn of "Dance In Class" will be teaching a FREE dance lesson on "How To Dance To Big Band Music" prior to each performance at 7:30 PM.  To learn more about Gwendolyn, click here.

To purchase tickets for the 1st Annual Floyd G. Henderson Big Band Weekend, please click one of the links below:

Tickets for Friday, June 8th (Glen Boswick And The Sound Of Swing)

Tickets for Saturday, June 9th (Joe Enroughty And His Royal Virginians)


Individual dance only tickets ($20) will be sold at the door provided we have space left.  If you would like to purchase dinner and dancing tickets ($40), these tickets MUST be purchased in advance at the links above.  When purchasing dinner & dancing tickets please indicate if you require a vegetarian meal.

We will do our best to accomodate your group requests.  Please let us know if you wish to sit with specific dancers at your table.

ABOUT FLOYD G. HENDERSON

Floyd G. HendersonFloyd Henderson was the morning "DJ" over radio station 1380 AM in Richmond, Virginia from the late 1980's through the early 2000's.  Floyd played music that was part of "The Great American Songbook" and featured many of the Big Bands of the 1930's and 1940's on his program.  The show ran from 6 - 9 on weekday mornings and I spent many days of my youth walking to school and listening to Floyd.  Floyd left 1380 AM in the early 2000's and took his show to radio station WHAP in Hopewell, Virginia.  The show was easily accessible throughout the Tri-Cities area by way of radio and online streaming.  After many years as Richmond's only Big Band Radio DJ, Floyd finally retired to spend time with his family and enjoy what life had to offer.  On June 20th, 2017, Floyd Henderson passed away at the age of 81.  We've decided to dedicate our Richmond Big Band Weekend to Floyd since he was such an inspiration in my life and so influenced the musical direction that I would take.  -Joe Enroughty

Background Music:  "The Limehouse Blues" Performed By Ernie Heckscher And His Hotel Fairmont Orchestra.

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The Royal Virginians Are Available To Perform In The Following Major Cities And Beyond:
Big Band Richmond, VA - Big Band Charlottesville, VA - Big Band Fredericksburg, VA - Big Band Williamsburg, VA - Big Band Virginia Beach, VA - Big Band Roanoke, VA - Big Band Hot Springs, VA - Big Band Charleston, WV - Big Band White Sulphur Springs, WV - Big Band Washington, DC - Big Band Baltimore, MD - Big Band Atlantic City, NJBig Band New York, NY - Big Band Charlotte, NC - Big Band Ashville, NC - Big Band Myrtle Beach, SC - Big Band Atlanta, GA

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