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2023 RVA Big Band Weekend

The 4th annual RVA Big Band Weekend with three Big Bands performing for your listening and dancing pleasure over two nights in June.

By Joe Enroughty

When and where

Date and time

June 2 · 5:30pm - June 3 · 10pm EDT


Seven Hills School 1311 Overbrook Road Richmond, VA 23220

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

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The 4th Annual RVA Big Band Weekend will take place over the weekend of June 2nd and 3rd, 2023.

This year we will feature three Big Bands for your listening and dancing pleasure.

On Friday, June 2nd, 2023 Glen Boswick And The Sound Of Swing along with Joe Enroughty And His Royal Virginians will take the stage to provide two dance sets each. Four fabulous vocalists will be on hand to sing some of your favorite Big Band tunes. Doors open at 5:30 PM. Dinner served at 6:00 PM. A FREE dance lesson with Gwendolyn Glenn will take place at 6:30 PM. Both bands alternate dance sets from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM. To learn more about these fantastic Big Bands, visit the RVA Big Band Weekend web site:

On Saturday, June 3rd, 2023 the Silver Tones Swing Band, featuring vocalists Wendy Marie, Gene Bates, and the Silver Belles vocal trio, will take the stage to perform for your dancing pleasure. The Silver Belles recreate the exciting swing music of the Andrews Sisters and add perfect three-part harmonies to big band classics. The Silver Tones Swing Band is one of the DC Metro area's most popular swing bands and is traveling from Northern Virginia to bring you a great show. We are so very excited to have this swingin' Big Band as part of this year's event. Doors open at 5:30 PM. Dinner is served at 6:00 PM. A FREE dance lesson with Gwendolyn Glenn will take place at 6:30 PM. The Silver Tones perform from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM. To learn more about the Silver Tones, visit their Facebook page or website at:

Scott Michaels, host of the syndicated Big Band radio show "In The Mood With Scott Michaels," will be on hand to emcee both evenings of Big Band dancing.

Gwendolyn Glenn will offer a FREE dance lesson each evening and her "Dance In Class" performance team will provide dance demonstrations on both evenings.

$30 - Dancing Only per person, per night

$65 - Dinner & Dancing per person, per night

All tickets include the FREE dance lesson at 6:30 PM each evening.

Bottled water will be available throughout both evenings.

There will be a CASH BAR each evening.

All tickets must be purchased with a credit or debit card. No cash, checks, or money orders will be accepted in advance or at the door.


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Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Please bring a valid photo ID both nights if you plan to purchase alcohol. There is no age restriction.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Seven Hills School offers parking on campus and parking is available on the street in the neighborhood surrounding the school. A handicapped entrance is also available. The Big Band Weekend does not offer transportation to and from the event. Attendees may wish to consider taking an Uber or Lyft to the event as alcohol will be available for purchase.

What can I bring into the event?

No outside food or drinks are allowed into the Ballroom. We will have Water and Coffee available to all at no charge. Alcohol will be available for purchase at the event. Please remember to bring a valid ID.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You may contact Joe Enroughty, one of the event organizers by dialing: (804)-864-1040. You may also e-mail Joe here:

What's the refund policy?

There are absolutely no refunds available for tickets purchased. The Eventbrite fee is non-refundable.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

We can scan your online ticket or your printed ticket. Whatever works best for you.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes. Please e-mail:

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Your ticket is transferrable. Please e-mail: to make arrangements.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes. Your ticket(s) can be transferred to someone else if you cannot attend. Please e-mail: to make arrangements. If no prior arrangements have been made, the attendee may not be permitted into the event.

About the organizer

Organized by
Joe Enroughty

Director of The Royal Virginians Big Band.

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