Swingin Under The Stars

May 26, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Sails On The Square
222 Union Square NW
Hickory, NC 28601

The 12th Annual Swinging Under the Stars Concert will be held in Downtown Hickory at the “Sails on the Square” on Sunday May 27th. This FREE event features the Hickory Jazz Orchestra under the direction of Rick Cline, performing big band arrangements of jazz standards from the great American songbook. Swinging Under the Stars is presented by the City of Hickory and hosted by the Hickory Music Factory. This year Hal Rowe from WHKY will emcee the event and the Hickory Music Factory’s youth big band will open up the evening. There will be a vendor selling kettle corn and drinks so put on your dancing shoes or bring a chair and relax and enjoy the show!

Swinging Under the Starts draws over 1,500 patrons from all over the region to swing dance or simply to watch and listen to the classic big band music of the swing era. In 2008 Rick Cline and Hickory Downtown Development received the “Best Downtown Event” for all of North Carolina for the “Swingin’ Under the Stars”. This event is supported by a grant from the United Arts Council of Catawba County. For more information please contact the Hickory Music Factory at 828-308-5659 or contact@hickorymusicfactory.com. Sponsor’s for the concert include: City of Hickory, Piedmont Natural Gas, Corning Incorporated Foundation, Larry’s Music and Sound, Hickory Wine Shoppe, and Old Hickory Taproom. In the event of rain, the event will be moved to the SALT Block – Drendel Auditorium (243 3rd Ave NE, Hickory, 28601)


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