ASTORIA — The North Coast Big Band will perform a benefit concert for the Clatsop Community College Performing Arts Center 2 p.m. Sunday, April 15. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door.
The concert will feature music from the big band era, as well as the music of Thelonious Monk, Chuck Mangione, Gerry Mulligan, W.C. Handy, Fats Domino, Wes Montgomery and Marvin Gaye. Soloists include David Drury, Ken Kirby, Bob Walters, Terry Dahlgren, Mike Evans, Judy Shatto, Rachel Lake and Peter Hinsbeeck.
The North Coast Big Band is dedicated to preserving music from the Big Band Era to the present. For additional information, call Lee Stromquist at 503-861-1328.