Ogden Eccles Conference Center's Annual Valentine Dinner Dance

Tickets go on sale Tuesday, December 3rd.

"Love is in the air!" Our annual Valentine Dinner Dance returns to the grand ballroom stage on February 14th, 2020!

Join us for a romantic night featuring LIVE Jazz & Swing music from the finest musicians in the state: The Crescent Super Band and the Voodoo Orchestra of SoundHouse. Begin your evening with a cocktail party and a candle-lit dinner while being serenaded by live musicians and conclude the night by dancing on our 1,000+ square foot ballroom dance floor.

Tickets are $45 per person or $80 per couple.
For group rates, please contact Ross Reeder at 801.689.8611
To purchase tickets online visit: http://smithstix.com/music/all-music/event/23574/oecc-big-band-valentine... or purchase tickets at the Peery's Egyptian Theater Box Office.

6:00: Cocktail Reception
7:00: Introduction, Dinner, and Open Dance Floor


SALADS - Caesar Salad with Parmesan Crisp Croutons

ENTREES - Bacon wrapped Filet of Beef with Marchand de Vin Sauce, Seared Sea Scallops Pineapple Salsa, Charred Baby Carrots Lemon Cumin Yogurt Crisp Brussel Sprout Leaves, & Rice Pilaf

DESSERTS - Layered chocolate Mousse and Strawberry short cakeTBA

Parking is located behind the conference center on Kiesel Ave between 25th and 24th st. Grand Ballroom access is available on the north side of 3rd and 4th parking garage floors.

Organized in 2001 under the direction of Caleb Chapman, the award-winning Crescent Super Band has frequently been hailed as one of the best professional bands in the world to be comprised entirely of young musicians. The band has been featured at many of the world’s most prominent music festivals including venues in Switzerland, the Netherlands, Italy, and France. The band also has a strong national presence with recent performances in Chicago, Boston, New York, Washington DC, Telluride, and Los Angeles.  One of the crowning performances of their career was their headlining debut at Carnegie Hall in May of 2013.
On multiple occasions since 2007 DownBeat Magazine has recognized the Crescent Super Band with their coveted “Downbeat Award”, marking the band as the best in the country. The band has also won 9 “Best of State” awards for Utah, including 7 consecutive years as Utah’s “Best Professional Band” in any genre. Twice they have received the prestigious “Best of State Statue Award” identifying the band as the top organization in Arts and Entertainment in Utah, beating out every other professional music, arts, and film group for the honor.
They’ve caught the attention of many of today’s top artists as well. Since its inception, the band has performed with over two hundred guest artists. Some of these include Grammy-winners Gordon Goodwin, Joe Lovano, Bob Mintzer, Randy Brecker, Nicholas Payton, Christian McBride, Eric Marienthal, Dave Weckl, Bob Mintzer, Ernie Watts, Peter Erskine, and Dave Samuels. Other notable guest artists have included Jeff Coffin (Dave Matthews Band), Chester Thompson (Genesis), Steve Smith (Journey), Gregg Bissonette (Ringo Starr & his All Starr Band) and jazz icon, Toshiko Akiyoshi.

The Voodoo Orchestra was formed in 2007 under the direction of Caleb Chapman. The band has gained national attention for their high energy performances . . . and the fact that this pro band is comprised entirely of musicians 18 and younger.

***Please note: Tickets purchased outside of the Peery's Egyptian Theater Box Office and SmithsTix.com may be higher priced and/or may be invalid. If you have any questions regarding ticketing, please call 801.689.8700. Thank you.***

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
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