0 Valentines Day Dinner / Dance

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0 New Year’s Eve at Proctors (Sat. Dec 31st • 8:00 PM • Schenectady, NY)

Join The Joey Thomas Big Band at Proctors as we bring in the New Year with a celebratory night of big band music for all ages from the classics to today and a major stop to party with the tunes of the great horn bands of the 60s and 70s!

Take yourself out for an evening of light fare (with cash bar) and dancing complete with champagne at Midnight!

Reservations can be made online by clicking here or calling the Proctors Box Office at (518) 346-6204.

0 Celebrate Your Valentine’s Day at The State Room (Feb 13th & 14th • Albany, NY)

The Joey Thomas Big Band is returning to The State Room!

Over the last century, Frank Sinatra has been the icon of the Great American Songbook with songs of love and master of flirtation, and who else should showcase the sultry side of Sinatra on Valentine’s Day than The Joey Thomas Big Band. On this Valentine’s Day weekend you’ll have two chances to treat your special Valentine to a sumptuous four-course dinner, show, and dancing.

Here’s a sneak peak at the menu:

  • First Course: Mozzarella Tomato Napoleon – Balsamic Reduction
  • Second Course: Pear and Arugula Salad – Raspberry Vinaigrette
  • Entrée (Guest Choice of One):
    State Room Surf and Turf (shrimp & filet mignon) | Crab Stuffed Sole | Grilled Polenta and Vegetable Lasagna
  • Dessert: Trio of Crème Brule, Chocolate Mousse, & Chocolate Dipped Strawberries (shared), Coffee or Tea

And you know The Joey Thomas Big Band is the best dance band in the area, so come enjoy your Valentine’s Day Dinner with your honey and slide your jib and shim, sham, shimmy!

Treat your sweetie pie to a delightful dinner and show that you won’t find any where else! Reservations are required, so call The State Room at (518) 432-7773.

The State Room in Albany, NY

0 The JTBB Plays “A Night from the Big Band Era” for Stockade Soirée (Sat, Sept 20th • Schenectady, NY)

We hear Schenectady’s Stockade Soirée is back… and bigger than ever!

This Sunday, the entire Stockade Inn will be transformed into a classic ballroom where the greatest big bands performed to the young at heart.

Come join The Stockade Association for a social gathering where you can enjoy the delicious cuisines provided by The Stockade Inn and the sounds of The Joey Thomas Big Band. While evening attire–a black tie event—is asked for, have some fun as ’30s and ’40s attire is welcomed and encouraged!

Proceeds are to benefit the Schenectady Civic Players elevator and playground enhancements at Riverside Park. Call (518) 334-3687 for more information and reservations.

0 Stardust Dance Celebrates 100th Dance Weekend with The Joey Thomas Big Band! (Saturday, Nov 22nd, 2014 • Ellenville, NY)

Come join The Joey Thomas Big Band help Stardust Dance Productions celebrate its 100th BALLROOM DANCE WEEKEND in the Catskills! 

The JTBB returns with Stardust Dance to HONOR’S HAVEN RESORT & SPA (formally known as the Fallsview Resort). Less than 90 miles south of Albany and only 90 miles north of Manhattan, Honor’s Haven is located on a 250 acre private estate with spectacular surroundings and glorious views of the Shawangunk Mountains. With recent renovations and spruced hotel grounds, the finest chef in the Hudson Valley—Walter Herrmann, and thousands of square feet of wooden dance floor, Honor’s Haven is the perfect dance venue. So dust of your dance shoes and join us.

With Stardust’s 100th Ballroom Dance Weekend, here’s what you get:

  • Overnight Accommodations at Full Service Resort
  • 7 Meals
  • Champagne & Wine Reception
  • Open Bar Cocktail Party & Smorgasbord
  • Over 50 Dance Workshops
  • The Joey Thomas Big Band Live!
  • Night & Day Dancing to 4 Great DJ’s
  • Dancing During Lunch & Dinner
  • Top Nite Club Entertainment Each Evening
  • Complimentary Friday Lunch (Served from 1 – 2 PM)
  • Your choice – Separate Dance Facilities for Latin, Ballroom, Argentine Tango, & Hustle/West Coast Swing
  • All rooms have private baths

The JTBB at a previous Stardust Dance Event:

0 The JTBB Swings with the Classics at Riverlink Park (Saturday, Aug 30th, 2014 • Amsterdam, NY)

Be sure to catch us at Riverlink Park right on the Mohawk River. There is a dock for boats to pull up to and plenty of space to dance. Just be sure to bring comfortable shoes! 😀

Keep Swinging,
Joey Thomas & The JTBB

0 The JTBB Swings into Schaghticoke, NY on 08/14/14

The Joey Thomas Big Band is excited to be going to Schaghticoke this year. So be sure to bring your blankets and lawn chairs!

If the weather is bad, the performance will be canceled as there is no rain date.

Keeping Swinging,
Joey Thomas & The JTBB

0 Swing to the Sounds of The JTBB at The Saratoga SAVOY Diamond Dance (Friday, Nov 21st, 2014 • Saratoga Springs, NY)

The Saratoga SAVOY’s Diamond Dance swings into action on Friday November 21st with The Joey Thomas Big Band! The JTBB begins to play at 8:00 PM, but there is a free beginner dance lesson at 7:30 PM.

At the Diamond Dance you will enjoy hours of live music performed by The Joey Thomas Big Band. During band breaks, take advantage of the dance demonstrations and continue dancing to music provided by the DJ or check out the art exhibits. Free snacks are available!

At the Diamond Dance you can enjoy hours of live music performed by some of the best local and nationally known musicians, dance demonstrations, DJ’d music between sets, art exhibits, discounts on dance lessons, the elegance of the historic Saratoga Music Hall, and a free beginner dance lesson at 7:30pm. – See more at: http://www.saratogasavoy.com/files/diamonddance.html#sthash.C3NOETWa.dpuf

For discounts on dance lessons from Saratoga Savoy Center of Dance, contacting them directly at (518) 587-5132 or e-mail them at dance@saratogasavoy.com.

Keep Swinging,
Joey Thomas & The JTBB

0 The JTBB swings into Saratoga Springs on 03/21/14

The Diamond Dance swings into action on Friday March 21, 2014 at 7:30 pm.  At the Diamond Dance you will enjoy hours of live music performed by The Joey Thomas Big Band. During band breaks, hang around to check out the dance demonstrations and continue dancing to music provided by the DJ.

Be sure to check out the art exhibits and discounts on dance lessons from Saratoga Savoy Center of Dance.

Free snacks and a free beginner dance lesson at 7:30 pm! All of this for only $15 (Cash/Flurry Discount – $16 others.)

Contact: 518-587-5132 dance@saratogasavoy.com See web page for more information at: www.saratogasavoy.com

Keep Swinging,
Joey Thomas & The JTBB

0 The JTBB Waltzes into the Weekend with Stardust Ballroom Dance

JTBB at Stardust-Honor's Haven

Did we mention that one of the best things about Stardust at Honor’s Haven are the wood floors?

Want to waltz into the weekend?  

Swing with a little jitterbug?  

How about a tango?

Join The JTBB at the Stardust Ballroom Dance Resort Weekend at the Honor’s Haven Resort. As has proven time and time again, it’s a great weekend! Did we mention this is Stardust’s 94th Ballroom Dance Resort Weekend?

Pretty cool, huh?

Hope to see you there!