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CANCELLED: Jitterbugs’ Night Out: UNO plays Jimmie Lunceford
May 1 @ 8:00 pm – 12:00 am CDT
We are suspending our weekly classes on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday evenings as well as our weekly social dancing at Jitterbugs’ Night Out for the time being. We’ll resume classes when the alarm over the coronavirus has cooled down and we can put an end to this social distancing strategy.
This week Jitterbugs’ Night Out will feature live music from University of Nebraska at Omaha Jazz Band and the music of Jimmie Lunceford and his Orchestra.
7:00 – 8:00 VIP Hour. $50 per ticket. Reserved seating. Sweet & salty snacks. 60’s style cocktails. Dance demo. Jimmie Lunceford lecture by Dan Wondra.
8:00 – General Admission begins. $15 admission helps support UNO Jazz Studies Program and the future of jazz music in Omaha.
8:15 – 9:00 Beginning lesson. Free with paid admission! No partner needed! No experience needed!
9:00 – Midnight UNO plays Jimmie Lunceford
About: Jitterbugs’ Night Out is social swing dancing, every Friday for 19 years!
All-Ages: This event is smoke-free, drug-free, and all ages are welcome. Alcohol is available from the bar downstairs (21+). Dressing sharp is encouraged.
Location: The Eagles Ballroom is upstairs at FOE #38 on 24th & Douglas
Parking: Parking lots next to and across the street from the building. Metered street parking also available.