The Avalon Department of Recreation announced a new, earlier start time for the popular Big Band Concert Series starting in January, 2013.

The doors will open for big band dances at 7:00pm, with music starting at 7:30pm.  Due to popular demand, this is one hour earlier than the previous start time of big band dances.  Dances to be held in November and December, 2012 will still begin at 8:30pm

Here is the schedule for big band dances for the next four months.  All dances are held at the Avalon Community Hall, and advance tickets are available for $7.50 apiece:

-Saturday, November 10th, Bill McGrady Orchestra, doors open at 8:00pm, music at 8:30pm

-Saturday, December 8th, Tony DeLuca and the Paisans, doors open at 8:00pm, music at 8:30pm

-Saturday, January 12th, Fred Hall Orchestra, doors open at 7:00pm, music at 7:30pm

-Saturday, February 9th, Tranquil Ocean Orchestra, doors open at 7:00pm, music at 7:30pm.