Our 2013 Performance Calendar

February 5, 7:00-9:30 PM Sherborn Inn


February 23, 8:00-10:00 PM Copley Sq. Hotel, N.E. Conservatory Alumni Ball- PRIVATE


April 27, 7:00-9:00 PM Barre Senior Center


June 26, 7:00-8:30 PM The Willows at Westborough


June 30, 6:00-8:30 PM West Boylston Summer Music Series


July 11, 6:00-8:00 “The Abletones Dectet”, Millbury Senior Center


July 14, Dixieland Float, Town of Oxford Tricentennial Parade


July 17, Webster, MA


July 30, 6:00-8:00 “The Abletones Dectet”, The Sherborn Inn


August 10, 6:00-10:00 “The Abletones Dectet”, WEDDING- Private


August 16, 8:00-11:00 “The Abletones Dectet”, Fiddler’s Green

Our ten-piece orchestra playing “Hot Jazz of the Roaring 20’s”

February 15, 7:30-10:30 PM Valentine’s Dance, Acacia at Indian Meadows


March 1, 7:30-10:30 PM “First Friday Swing” dance, Acacia at Indian Meadows


March 22, 7:30-10:30 PM Dance, Holy Name High School

April 5, 7:30-10:30 PM “First Friday Swing” dance, Acacia at Indian Meadows


April 6, 6:00-9:00 PM “Catch A Falling Star”, P.I.C.K. Fundraiser, The Opechee Inn and Spa. P.I.C.K. (People Investing in Kids) is a non-profit organization run entirely by volunteers who are committed to enriching the lives of families in need. Proceeds from this event will fund their Campership Program for children of the Lakes Region of New Hampshire. (Please visit www.pick1.biz for more information on this great organization.)


April 18, 1:30-3:00 PM Chez Josef, Big Band Luncheon– PRIVATE


April 21, 2:00-4:00 PM St. Francis of Assisi Parish

May 3, 7:30-10:30 PM “First Friday Swing” dance, Acacia at Indian Meadows


June 1, 6:00-10:00 PM fundraiser/dance for WICN radio at the Coral Seafood Restaurant (this will be the Abletones hot swing combo)


June 2, 7:30-10:30 PM Swing Dancing with Dance2Swing, The Leominster Lodge of Elks


June 7, 7:30-10:30 PM “First Friday Swing” dance, Acacia at Indian Meadows


June 14, 6:30-8:30 PM “Swing at Sunset”. This is a special pre-series outdoor concert to benefit The American Big Band Preservation Society and Veterans, Inc. and will be in honor of our veterans.


July 3, 7:00-8:30 PM The Willows at Westborough

May 3, 7:30-10:30 PM “First Friday Swing” dance, Acacia at Indian Meadows


June 1, 6:00-10:00 PM fundraiser/dance for WICN radio at the Coral Seafood Restaurant (this will be the Abletones hot swing combo)


June 2, 7:30-10:30 PM Swing Dancing with Dance2Swing, The Leominster Lodge of Elks


June 7, 7:30-10:30 PM “First Friday Swing” dance, Acacia at Indian Meadows


June 14, 6:30-8:30 PM “Swing at Sunset”. This is a special pre-series outdoor concert to benefit The American Big Band Preservation Society and Veterans, Inc. and will be in honor of our veterans.


July 5, 7:30-10:30 PM “First Friday Swing” dance, Acacia at Indian Meadows


July 23, 7:00-8:30 PM Southgate at Shrewsbury, Summer Music Series


July 24, 8:00-10:00 PM Homesick for New England CD Release Party, Scullers Jazz Club Please join us as (and featured guest Amanda Carr) for the Boston-area release of our second CD! Recorded live at Mechanics Hall in September, 2012, this is a tribute and celebration of our New England states– come cheer on yours.


We have cancelled our dance on August 2 so that we could attend the final Swing at Sunset summer concert.


August 4, 7:30-10:30 PM Swing Dancing with Dance2Swing, The Leominster Lodge of Elks


August 10, 6:30-10:30 PM Wedding– PRIVATE

September 6, 7:30-10:30 PM “First Friday Swing” dance, Acacia at Indian Meadows


September 8, 12:00-1:00 PM “Freedom Song”. This is an annual event that has been growing every year and features a wide variety of music all day; we will be opening the show at noon. The event will also feature additional bands and other live entertainment, such as an illusionist. There will be a variety of food from local restaurants available, local vendors and a special children's section with carnival games, bounce houses and more. 100% of the proceeds will benefit Veterans' Food Services Program.


September 12, 10:00-11:00 AM Concert/Master Class, The Brookwood School- PRIVATE


October 4, 7:30-10:30 PM “First Friday Swing” dance, Acacia at Indian Meadows


October 6, 1:00-4:00 PM Wedding– PRIVATE


October 27, 7:30-10:30 PM Swing Dancing with Dance2Swing, The Leominster Lodge of Elks


November 1, 7:30-10:30 PM “First Friday Swing” dance, SAC Park (PLEASE NOTE our new location!)


November 11, 8:00-11:00 PM Fundraiser for USO, Hotel Commonwealth, Boston– PRIVATE


December 6, 7:30-10:30 PM “First Friday Swing” dance, SAC Park


December 8, 7:30-10:30 PM Swing Dancing with Dance2Swing, The Leominster Lodge of Elks


December 13, 7:00-9:00 PM Holiday Party, Southgate at Shrewsbury– PRIVATE,


December 27, 7:00-9:00 PM Holiday Party, The Overlook at Charlton– PRIVATE


December 31, 7:30-9:30 “The Abletones Dectet”, Newbridge on the Charles– PRIVATE