Bandtastic IV: Band Day Encore

FSC Band Day

Now in its fourth year, this annual concert, conceived and directed by Jo Jossim, features dazzling new repertoire and intriguing new musical collaborations, presented within a fast-paced format in locations throughout the concert hall. With repertoire ranging from classical and jazz genres to popular and rock favorites, this event is full of musical surprises. Always […]

Polk State College Jazz Ensemble

An eclectic mix of styles from jazz greats such as Count Basie, Sonny Rollins and Dave Brubeck. Our featured jazz combo, The Jazz Society, will also perform their own arrangements of modern and traditional jazz standards.

California Toe Jam Rocks

‘50s-’80s Rock & Roll. 7pm. A pre-season event live at the Ramon Theater in downtown Frostproof. $25 per person in advance; $30 same day. Get tickets online here! Learn more about California Toe Jam.  

Lakeland Concert Band Patriotic Concert

Lakeland Concert Band

The Lakeland Concert Band, directed by Vic Larsen kicks off its season with a Patriotic concert on Sunday, November 15th at 2:30pm in the Youkey Theatre at the Lakeland Center. The band will honor Veterans with the ” Armed Forces Salute.” Also included on program are “Rise and Shine,” “The Trail West,” Echoes of the Battlefield,” […]

Over 55 Show Band: It’s Christmas! And All That Jazz

Over 55 Show Band

Christmas concert by the ever popular Over 55 Show Band. $10 per person. These concerts sell out. Download the ticket order form HERE!

Lakeland Concert Band Christmas Concert

Lakeland Concert Band

Enjoy a concert hosted by Santa Claus. Hear traditional holiday favorites like Leroy Anderson’s Christmas Festival and many more. New favorites include, Santa Claus Meets Gene Krupa, The Toymakers Workshop and The Mad Russian’s Christmas as performed by the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Children from the audience will conduct the band during Sleigh Ride. Guest artists are […]

Equinox Little Big Band: Sinatra Centennial Show

Equinox Little Big Band - Sinatra

7:30 pm, January 8 on the Special Performance Series at Polk State College. Fashioned in the style and swagger of the legendary entertainers led by Frank Sinatra, Davis and Johnson are putting their own stamp on the Great American songbook. Tickets: $20.

Over 55 Show Band Concert: “Baby It’s Cold Outside”

Over 55 Show Band

Lakeland Concert Band Concert

Lakeland Concert Band

Preshow is at 1:45pm. Concert is at 2:30pm. The pre-show at 1:45 pm features LCB’s very own “Music Ambassadors of Swing” dance band, as a preview for their upcoming public dance. The Winter Concert (2:30 pm) features ballet music from several operas and songs from “The Phantom of the Opera” music by The Association, a […]

Over 55 Show Band: Thoughts & Feelings of Love

Over 55 Show Band

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