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Centre Stage: Incognito Rocks & Our Ballroom Shines

It’s November already and with less than 2 months until Christmas things are getting busy here at the Cobb Energy Centre. Here is how our week went, October 27th- November 4th.

Incognito Brings the House Down:

Incognito has been the premiere acid jazz funk band for almost 30 years! When we sat down with Bluey, who formed the band in the 70’s, he said there had been more than 1000 band members who have come in and out to play in Incognito, making it a very cooperative band format. Bluey considers them all his family. Check out our interview with Bluey by clicking here.

On October 27th, Bluey, Incognito featuring Maysa, and with Deborah Bond, put on an amazing show. Fans were grooving and loving every moment. We love having Incognito in the house, and we can’t wait to have them again soon. Crowd Album, is always a great source to find all the best fan photos from the night, and there were plenty that night.

 

ON SALE NOW!

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To the delight of fans of the American Big Bands and the Big Band era, the brassy, all-singing, all-dancing, all-American 1940s musical revue, In The Mood is coming to Atlanta in celebrating 24 years on tour.

Complete with authentic costumes, music arrangements and choreography, In The Mood pays homage to America’s greatest generation who fought WWII. It was a time when Americans listened and boogie woogied to up-tempo big band rhythms and danced cheek-to-cheek to intimate ballads. Experience the swing, the rhythm and the jazzy, sentimental and patriotic music of this pivotal time in America’s history.

Tickets start at $22 and are on sale now!

 

BEHIND THE SCENES AT SILENT NIGHT:

Opening Saturday, November 5th, The Atlanta Opera’s Silent Night is the powerful, true story of the spontaneous Christmas truce between French, British and German soldiers during World War I. This week the opera let fans into some behind the stage sneak peeks from rehearsals for Silent Night. Take a look at a few below and click here to see more!

Performances for Silent Night are November 5th, 8th, 11th, and 13th. On the 8th wear your “I’m a Georgia Voter” sticker for rush tickets at the box office that night. On the 11th, the  performance will be a special Veteran’s Day performance. All active military and veterans get two FREE tickets for that evening and friends and family can purchase $35 tickets for any seat. To reserve, please call the Atlanta Opera box office at 404-881-8885.

This week we had the chance to sit down with Alex Sprague and David Blalock from the show to talk about their talents and why they love this opera.

Visit AtlantaOpera.Org for more information on the opera season.

Ballroom Bashes:

This week our ballroom was the host to 2 magnificent events that honored some of the brightest talent in marketing and public relations in Georgia.

November 2nd – Tag Marketing Awards

November 3rd – PRSA Georgia’s Phoenix Awards

Congratulations to all nominees and winners!

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