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The Messy Cookers / HSV Swing Dance

Huntsville Swing Dance presents The Messy Cookers Jazz Band in the Flying Monkey Arts theatre, second floor south. The Messy Cookers Jazz Band is one of the hottest traditional jazz and swing groups in New Orleans. Formed by trumpet player, Alex Owen, the band is dedicated to playing traditional New Orleans style jazz based on a deep reverence and knowledge of a beloved tradition where the musicians treat the music tenderly but with light hearts. The sound is loose, exuberant, spicy, and tasty. There is a beginner dance lesson at 7:00 PM and the band begins at 8:00 PM. Admission is $10 general, $7 students.

Entrance DOORS #11 (water tower lot) or #16 (smokestack lot)

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Later Event: May 20
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