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Carpenter Performing Arts Center, CSULB
6200 Atherton Street Long Beach, CA 90815
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The Long Beach Community Concert Association (LBCCA) begins its 50th Anniversary season on September 28 with the New Orleans sounds of the Side Street Strutters. The concert takes place at the Carpenter Center on the campus of California State University, Long Beach. LBCCA has been presenting high-quality, affordable, family-friendly entertainments to the greater Long Beach area since 1948. It has been presenting its annual season of four high-energy concerts at the Carpenter Center since 1999.

The Side Street Strutters have been performing for more than two decades, entertaining audiences with their distinctive sound, evolved from the musical traditions of New Orleans. Their musical palette includes a half-century of jazz styles from early Dixieland and Blues to Big Band Swing and popular standards. Since 1985, the ensemble has performed weekly on the streets of Disneyland, and have appeared on television shows like the Today Show, the Merv Griffin Show and the Jerry Lewis National Telethon. In 1988 they accepted an invitation to perform for then President Reagan in the White House. The Side Street Strutters have now performed over 500 concerts and school outreach programs in 49 states and 9 countries.

About the Ticket Supplier: Long Beach Community Concert Association

Since 1958 the Long Beach Community Concert Association (LBCCA) has offered affordable and high quality musical entertainments for the Greater Long Beach community. A selection of professional performers is presented each season, providing audiences with a range of choral, instrumental, variety and ethnic dance concerts. The LBCCA is committed to providing high quality entertainment experiences at the lowest possible prices, ensuring that Long Beach area citizens have access to the performing arts.