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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

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Lesher Center for the Arts - Hofmann Theater
At the corner of Civic Dr. and Locust St. 1601 Civic Drive Walnut Creek, CA 94596
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The lot next to the Lesher theater only charged three dollars for the event! I recommend Modern China Cafe on Main Street.
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The parking garage next door to the Lesher Center only charges about a $1 for the first hour and about $.50 for each additional hour.
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43 events
30 reviews
30 stars
attended Mar 28 2013

This show was uplifting and inspiring. I enjoyed every minute of it and walked away with a renewed sense of pride for our country and our heritage! The Jitterbug dancers were outstanding. The String of Pearls band will get your toe tapping! I...continued

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6 reviews
15 stars
attended Mar 27 2013

Delightful afternoon of music, song, and dance! So many memories of the big band era as we listened to one tune after another. The three couples danced and sang their way through many familiar tunes and at times we caught ourselves tapping our...continued

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attended Mar 27 2013

We took my mother-in-law to the show as she is from the 40s era and absolutely loves the 40s music...was about the best thing to do for her!!! The music was fabulous...performers were wonderful...it was just such a great eveing of wonderful music...continued

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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.

This show’s running time is two hours and 30 minutes, with intermission.

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.