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Orillia Aquatheatre on Sunday July 28 2024 at 6:30 pm

Stay tuned for information on the next Maple Leaf Club dance on Saturday Oct 5 2024 at St. James Anglican Church 

The Orillia Big Band and the Orillia Concert Band join in a fundraiser for the Orillia Sharing Place on Saturday October 19 2024 at St. Paul's Event Centre

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About OBB
 

The Orillia Big Band (previously named Orillia's Little Big Band as the band has outgrown it's original name) is under the music direction of Randy Hoover. The band is comprised of a balance of saxophones, trombones, trumpets and rhythm section plus a featured vocalist and instrumental soloists. There are 21 members in the group. The Orillia Big Band performs live for ballroom dances with an extensive selection of music for foxtrot, waltz, slow style, swing, polka and tango. Some audience members even enjoy attending in vintage dress. Think of songs like String of Pearls, Georgia, Stardust, In the Mood, Days of Wine and Roses and Moonlight Serenade to put you in the dance spirit. To view more songs, please open the page to Set and Dance list below.

The Orillia Big Band plays concerts and dances around Orillia such as the Rotary Club Aquatheatre, St. James Anglican Church (home of the Maple Leaf Club), Orillia Farmers' Market, Trillium Manor, St. Paul's Event Centre and private special events.

 

Couple Ballroom Dancing
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Sound Clips

Lil Darlin’
00:00 / 00:24
Take the A Train
00:00 / 00:30
Summer Wind ( Milli singing)
00:00 / 01:41

Maple Leaf Club links

On Saturday, September 10, 2022, the Maple Leaf Club Dance Revival was hosted as a tribute and fundraiser. The event, which sold out, took place at the historic Maple Leaf Club from WWII. Proceeds from the dance benefited the St. James' Anglican Church Community Loonie Lunch program and The Orillia Sharing Place.

Since that event, the Orillia Big Band has become highly sought after. For more information, please refer to the links below.'
 

https://www.orilliamatters.com/local-news/swingin-christmas-ball-to-benefit-local-folks-who-need-support-7898924?utm_source=Email_Share&utm_medium=Email_Share&utm_campaign=Email_Share

 

Dancers set to step back in time to honour vets, aid good cause - Orillia News (orilliamatters.com)

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