The Ultimate Big Band Show & The Gonzo Ukulele Orchestra

Sunday 19th May, 4:30pm
Big Top Tent, Con Smith Park, Cavan

The Ultimate Big Band Show & The Gonzo Ukulele Orchestra

Let the beautiful sounds of this 20 piece Jazz Orchestra melt you into a soulful Sunday afternoon.

This collection of skilled & passionate musicians have developed a gorgeous setlist from the heyday of the big band era, modern day composers and original compositions.

Directed by saxophonist ‘Daire O’Reilly’ and developed by Harper Lane Studios (, The Ultimate big Band Show play compositions from such legendary composers such as Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Weather Report, Louis Prima, The Rat Pack, Alison Moyet and much more.

The Ultimate Big Band show will be joined by the newly formed Gonzo Ukulele Orchestra. The Gonzo Ukulele Orchestra has brought together people of all ages and backgrounds to share their love of music, fun & ukulele-ing.

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