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Big Band music at Bob Hope Feb. 21

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POSTED February 10, 2014 10:29 p.m.

STOCKTON — To the delight of Hepcats, Lindy Hoppers and lovers of Swing Jazz, the brassy, all-singing, all-dancing, all-American 1940s musical revue, In The Mood is coming to Stockton in celebration of its 20th season. 

The 1940s Big Band Music Review is on Friday, Feb. 21, at 2 and 7 p.m. at the Bob Hope Theatre in downtown Stockton at 242 East Main St.

 Prices range from $26.50 to $44.50 (service fees will apply). Tickets are available in person at the Stockton Arena, Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and at the Bob Hope Theatre Box Office from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on the day of the shows. Tickets are also available by calling 800-745-3000, online at www.Ticketmaster.com and all Ticketmaster outlets. 

Hop aboard the “Chattanooga Choo Choo” and you’ll soon be “In the Mood” to hear some great musicians “Sing, Sing, Sing.” Much more than just a concert, In the Mood is a fully staged tribute to The Andrews Sisters, Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman and the big band greats of the ‘40s. Complete with authentic costumes and choreography, In The Mood pays homage to America’s greatest generation, when people listened and boogied to up-tempo big band rhythms and danced to intimate ballads. Experience the swing, the rhythm and the jazzy, brassy, sentimental music of this pivotal time in America’s history.

In The Mood has a cast of nineteen on stage with the hypnotic String of Pearls Big Band Orchestra plus the six-member In the Mood Singers & Dancers with sizzling choreography, sassy costumes and over forty unforgettable hits – Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (of Company B), Tuxedo Junction, Well Get It, Lili Marlene, On The Sunny Side of the Street and many more.

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