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Buddy K Big Band Fri 10/18 $12/$15

Tickets
$12 advance
$15 door
 
BUDDY K BIG BAND

18-Piece Band Will Play Classic Swing & Jazz Music by

Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey & Count Basie at Oct. 18


The Buddy K Big Band, an 18-piece big band founded in Henderson, N.C. in 1983, will showcase swing and jazz classics by the likes of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey and Count Basie, will make a special appearance at White Horse Black Mountain on Friday, Oct. 18 at 8 p.m. Tickets are priced at $12 in
advance and $15 the day of the event . Doors open at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 828-669-0816 or go to www.whitehorseblackmountain.com.  The story of The Buddy K Big Band begins 36 years ago when Bill Shipp of Hendersonville, N.C. realized that there were many talented musicians in the area that loved the big band sound. Bill’s longtime nickname had been Buddy and his middle initial was K, so The Buddy K Big Band was born. The band continues today under the direction of a board of directors and stays true to their original mission. The traditional instrumentation – five saxes, four trombones, four trumpets, full rhythm section, and vocals – brings back the true original sound of the era.
The band has performed throughout the Southeast including the Hendersonville,
N.C. Apple Festival, First Night in Charlotte and Asheville, the Big Band
Festival in Augusta, Ga., Harrah’s Casino in Cherokee, the Biltmore Estate, and The
Omni Grove Park Inn & Resort in Asheville, as well as community concert tours and
festivals in surrounding states.


White Horse Black Mountain (105 Montreat Rd.) is a 215-seat music and arts venue that
has staged more than 2,500 concerts and other events during its 10-year history. It offers stateof-the-art sound, cabaret-style (table) seating, and bar/concession area that serves beer, wine,
Kombucha, Shanti Elixers, soft drinks and snacks.