Thursday, June 18, 2015

Nevermore Jazz Ball 2015 lineup announced

Organizers of the Nevermore Jazz Ball have announced their lineup of bands and instructors for 2015. 

The annual weekend of swing music and dance is scheduled this year for Thursday, November 5 through Sunday, November 8 at various local venues.

Michael Gamble and the Rhythm Serenaders (pictured), who are based in Asheville, NC, will perform at the NJB's main parties on Saturday and Sunday at locations TBA, while St. Louis' own Miss Jubilee will play for the main event on Friday at the Franklin Room

The Ball also will include a kickoff party on Thursday night, with music TBA; and the Cherokee Street Jazz Crawl, a free Saturday afternoon event that will feature six to 10 local bands performing at a number of venues and businesses along Cherokee.

Dance instructors presenting classes during the weekend will include Sylvia Sykes and Nick Williams, Mia Halloran and Andy Reid, Michael Faltesek, and John Bedrosian.

Full weekend passes for the 2015 Nevermore Jazz Ball are limited to 200, and start at $120 for the first 50 registrants, $140 for the next 75, and $160 for the final 75. "Dance-only" passes, which include the parties but no classes, are $85 and $95. For more details or to purchase tickets, visit

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