Big Band BASH 2019

Thu. Sep 5, 2019 5:30pm - 9:00pm CDT
All Ages
15 days away
$0.00 - $1,500.00
All Ages
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Event Stats
15 days away
$0.00 - $1,500.00
All Ages
Event Description

Party like it's 1945!

We're lighting up The Val Air Ballroom with the amazing sound of Bob Weast and his Swinging Big Band! This 17-piece Big Band PLUS the authentic vocal stylings of Gina Gedler will be serving up the greats like Glenn Miller, The Andrews Sisters, Count Basie, Benny Goodman and Duke Ellington.

Mollie and Kevin Cooney are back as your hosts for an evening of food, fun and dancing to benefit IRIS - the Iowa Radio Reading Information Service for the Blind. 

Dance Contest! Guests will vote for their favorites with their dollars. The couple that raises the most money wins! Dancers can raise money prior to the BASH to increase their chances. 

ATTIRE: Business to Ballroom. Vintage Dress is encouraged; 1940's, Military, Civilian, Zoot Suits. (Prizes awarded for Best Costume Individual, Best Costume Couple and Best Rosie the Riveter)


Individual = $75.00

Student (Age 13 - 22) = $25.00

Child (Age 12 and under) = Free


Reserve Tickets
Child (Age 12 and Under) Free
Donation/Vote for your Favorites! Name Your Price (min $10.00) $
Student (Age 13 - 22) $25.00
Individual Ticket $75.00
Sponsorship: Benny Goodman + More Details $600.00
Sponsorship: Andrews Sisters + More Details $750.00
Sponsorship: Glenn Miller + More Details $1,500.00
Venue Details
Map of Venue Location.
Val Air Ballroom 301 Ashworth Road
West Des Moines, Iowa 50265
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