Canadian Big Band Celebration

Saturday Big Dance Afternoon Event

September 16, 2023

The Lulus Band with Men in Black Brass
2:00 pm

Lakeshore Recreation - 1177 Goderich St, Port Elgin, ON N0H 2C3

An afternoon of dancing to the best dance hits of the past 50 years with The Lulu's Roadhouse Band and The Men in Black Brass. Whether you're a fan of the Beatles, Santana, Paul Simon, Chicago, Wild Cherry, Downchild, Eagles and many more, their eclectic repertoire promises something for everyone. So, grab your dancing shoes and prepare to unleash your inner boogie!

The Saturday Big Dance Afternoon and Evening Shows are being held at the newly renovated Lakeshore Recreation Banquet Hall

Saturday Big Dance Evening Event

September 16, 2023

The SDSS Royals Big Band
7:00 pm

The Canadian Big Band
8:00 pm

Lakeshore Recreation - 1177 Goderich St, Port Elgin, ON N0H 2C3

The evening begins with the talented young musicians of the Saugeen District Secondary School Royals Big Band. Then enjoy big band music and dancing at its very best with the Canadian Big Band with vocalist Sonja Gustafson.
An enchanting evening show, be prepared to be swept off your feet by the timeless elegance of a 17 piece big band and vocalist, performing hits from the most cherished period of pop music - The Golden Years of Big Band music!  Michael Bublé, Lady Gaga, Rod Stewart and many more contemporary artists have revived this genre of music to the delight of a new generation of listeners and dancers!

  • Canadian Big Band

  • Saxophone:
  • Kevin Goss – alto
  • Ross Wooldridge – alto
  • Charles Bell – tenor
  • Jason Hunter – tenor
  • Shirantha Beddage – baritone

  • Trumpet and Flugelhorn
  • Steve Crowe
  • David Harmsworth
  • Raz Hilland
  • Wayne McGrath

  • Trombone
  • Andrew Jones
  • Peter Rissi
  • Jamie Stager
  • Peter Hysen - bass

  • Rhythm Section
  • Andy Harasymczuk - guitar
  • Dan McErlain - piano
  • Jack McFadden- double bass
  • John Collin – drums