Pasadena Roof Orchestra Shows Audiences that 'Swing Is In'

Pasadena Roof Orchestra Shows Audiences that 'Swing Is In'Both thrilling and timeless, Pasadena Roof Orchestra is set to perform at Walton Arts Center on Saturday, Feb. 24 at 7 pm as part of the 10x10 Arts Series.

Tickets are just $10 plus applicable fees and can be purchased in-person at the Walton Arts Center Box Office, by calling 479.443.5600 or by visiting waltonartscenter.org.

For over 40 years the Pasadena Roof Orchestra, based in the United Kingdom, has delighted audiences around the world with its mix of swing and hot dance music. Pasadena Roof Orchestra concerts include famous tunes such as "Puttin on the Ritz," "Sweet Georgia Brown," "The Lullaby of Broadway" as well as hot numbers from the twenties like Duke Ellingtons' "Black and Tan Fantasy" and "Truckin."

When it comes to authentic swing music, Pasadena Roof Orchestra has no equal. Their reputation is as legendary as the bands from the 1920s and '30s that inspire them.

Before the show, patrons are invited to attend a Creative Conversation at 6 pm with the ensemble led by a member of Walton Arts Center's programming staff. Following the show, patrons are also invited to attend an after party with the artists in the Walker Atrium and share their thoughts about the show with the popular Post-It Note responses.

Walton Arts Center's 10x10 Arts Series brings a variety of groundbreaking artists and awe-inspiring performances to Northwest Arkansas at a price that allows more people to experience live theater performances.

For more information, visit www.waltonartscenter.org.

Walton Arts Center is Arkansas' largest and busiest performing arts presenter. Each year more than 195,000 people from Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma and beyond attend more than 400 public events at Walton Arts Center, including performances, rehearsals, community gatherings, receptions, weddings and more. Approximately 45,000 students and teachers participate annually in arts learning programs at Walton Arts Center, and almost 200 volunteers donate 21,000 hours of time each year to its operations. Walton Arts Center presents entertainers and artists from around the world including Broadway musicals, renowned dance companies, International Artists, up-and-coming jazz musicians and more. As a non-profit organization, Walton Arts Center enjoys the generous support of public sector funding, corporate sponsorship and private donors, allowing audience members to pay on average only 45% of the cost of programs offered. To learn more about Walton Arts Center, visit www.waltonartscenter.org.

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