About In the Mood

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"In the Mood" takes the greatest hits of the Swing Era and brings them on the road in a high-energy live show that re-creates defining moments from the 1930s and 40s. Relive the happy-go-lucky era ... Read more

Venue Details

52 Star Starred
City National Civic
Formerly San Jose Civic 135 West San Carlos San Jose, CA 95113
408-792-4177
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Parking a few blocks past the Marriott hotel, on the right hand side past the official convention center parking-$7 for the night. $10 at convention center (for a Sunday? Wth)-
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Prior to show we ate and drank beer and wine at The Blue Chip Sports Bar 325 s. First St, corner of San Carlos. It was very close by, good food and good prices.
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4.5 average rating
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13 events
5 reviews
23 stars
attended Feb 23 2014

This is the second time that I have seen this wonderful show. I urge all of you who read this, to attend the next time it comes to San Jose.

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6 events
2 reviews
2 stars
attended Mar 29 2013

It was good. First act was better than second and there was too much slow music. Could have done more Dorsey and Porter

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15 events
1 review
2 stars
attended Mar 29 2013

5 stars!This was a great show and our seats were in the ninth row. Of course the age of attendees reflected the type of music. Don't know why we had never seen it advertised in past years. What a schedule! They had about 60 performances in two...continued

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Website

http://www.artbeatshows.org/presentations/Mood.html

Quotes & Highlights

Check out a video preview of the show on YouTube.

Description

In The Mood is the 1940’s Big Band Theatrical Swing Dance Revue that celebrates America’s Greatest Generation through the music of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Erskine Hawkins, The Andrews Sisters, Frank Sinatra and other greats of the 1940’s. Featuring a company of 19 on stage, including the In the Mood Singers and Dancers with the sensational String of Pearls Big Band Orchestra, the show’s music arrangements, costumes and choreography are as authentic as it gets.

About the Ticket Supplier: Artbeat

Artbeat began with a love of music. From studying the piano at the age of five, to learning the acoustic bass and hearing Thelonius Monk as a teenager in New York, that love eventually grew to encompass all the performing arts. And there lay the origin of Artbeat.

Artbeat is a not-for-profit arts presenting organization that was formed by David Shaw in Ashland, Oregon in 1987. In addition to seven tours of ’Ain’t Misbehavin’,’ Artbeat also toured ‘A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline’ and ‘Shirley Valentine,’ starring Helen Reddy.

Presenting world music, dance and jazz in 40 West Coast communities, Artbeat is committed to bringing the very best in cultural entertainment to communities that appreciate the arts but may be off the beaten track and under-served.

Artbeat renovated and presented in Oregon’s Old Ashland Armory, and raised funds for the Historic Everett Theater restoration. Preserving a community’s interest in the arts and it’s theatrical facilities is crucial to sustaining a community’s culture and vitality.