The Ron Smolen Big Band / Orchestra

The Ron Smolen Big Band / Orchestra
Every Night is New Years Eve

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The Ron Smolen Big Band / Orchestra
Featuring Vocalist... Sally Kokos

recreates the classic Big Band Dance Music
that was part of The Big Band Era.

Every performance is individually seasoned with Latin styling's, Swing tunes, Waltzes and a potpourri of songs from the 1920s thru the 1940s and into the current music of today.

Over the past 45 years, " The Ron Smolen Orchestra " has performed at all of Chicago's premier ballrooms including the Aragon and Willowbrook, and for key local events including the downtown Grant Park Summer Dance and Winter Dance series, and for thousands of Private and Public affairs.

Their popularity has found them in demand performing in over 14 states for dances or concerts at State Fairs, historic ballrooms, resort hotels, Casinos and at Big Band Weekends sharing the stage with top name dance bands including Dick Jurgens, Russ Morgan, Glenn Miller, Bobby Layne and The Guy Lombardo Orchestra.
 
Location: Chicago, IL
Founded: 1971
Number Members: 11
Will travel: 10000 miles
Gigs how often: unspecified
Rates: Q) What is your rate A) Rates are determined at the time of each event and vary by time and location. Q) How much time do you usually need to set up? A) Time varies - approx 30 - 60 minutes. Q) How much space do you usually require? A) A stage plan is provided with the contract at time of booking. Normally we need an area 20 feet wide and 15 feet deep Q) What is your overtime rate? A) This is something that is discussed at the time of booking. Q) Do you charge for travel expenses? A) This is a question that can only be answered at the time of booking. We normally drive private vehicles to all performances. There have been occasions that Clients had to charter a private coach for us. We have also been flown by clients to several locations. Travel arrangements, costs and any associated details are all pending on the location of the event, the distance and travel time allotment.
Genre(s): Big Band, Easy Listening, Jazz, Latin, Pop, Swing
Venue(s): Clubs, Festivals / Street Fairs, Weddings, Corporate Events, Holiday parties, Private parties, Special Occasions, Church / Charity Events  
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