CONTACT: MELVIN O. SHAW
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0010; fax (319) 384-0024
Brian Setzer Orchestra performance time changed to 7 p.m. from 6
p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The opening time for the Brian Setzer Orchestra has
been changed to 7 p.m. from 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1 at the University of
Iowa Memorial Union Main Lounge.
The Brian Setzer Orchestra has helped popularize swing music across
the country since 1992. The Orchestra's album "Dirty Boogie"
has appeared on Billboard's Top 100 albums for 15 consecutive weeks and
briefly held the Number 9 spot.
The Orchestra, brought to the UI by student organization Student Commission
on Programming Entertainment (SCOPE), will be preceded by 8 1/2 Souvenirs,
a five-member band that features swing and rock music with some songs performed
in French and Spanish.
Doors open at 7 p.m., and the performances begin at 8 p.m.
General admission tickets are available for $20 at the UI box office
and all ticketmaster locations.
For information about upcoming SCOPE events, call 319-335-3395 or visit
the Web at http://www.uiowa.edu/~scope