Rhythm Society Upcoming Public Events


• July 27, 2017 : Concert at Boulin Park, Troy
The Troy Summer Concert Series is back! Boulan Park on Crooks Road between Big Beaver and Wattles Roads will be the backdrop for some fabulous music on select Thursdays this summer. Come out and hear RSO in concert! The performance is from 6:30 to 8:30.

• August 3, 2017 : Pigeon (Tip of The Thumb)
Bring a chair, a blanket and a friend to listen to some swinging sounds in the tip of Michigan's Thumb region at the Pigeon Band Shell (amphitheater). Concert starts at 7:00 PM!

• August 17, 2017 : Concert/Dance in Bay City
BaySail will be hosting its annual fundraising event called BaySail Summer Breeze. The evening promises to be memorable as guests dine and dance dockside to the big band sounds of RSO at the Wenonah Park Friendship Shell. VIP admission includes a dinner. General admission is free and includes a swing dance lesson at 6:30 put on by the Bay City Ballroom club. VIP tickets: (989) 895-5193 or email Scott Ellis at scotte@baysailbaycity.org. BaySail is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that owns and operates the tall ship Appledore IV that has called the Great Lakes Bay Region home for the last 16 years.

• August 22, 2017 : Concert in Southfield
Bring a chair and blanket and enjoy a concert of swing in the evening air.

• August 24, 2017 : WWII Swing Dance at Detroit Boat Club
Be transported back to the early 1940s with vintage everything, including our authentic big band swing arrangements and an Andrews Sisters act to boot. All this in the beautiful Detroit Boat Club on Belle Isle. There is an admission charge - see their web site.


• January 27, 2018 : Dinner-Dance in Livonia
Detroit Burns Club annual dinner-dance to honor the poetry of Robert Burns. Joining in the fun this year is the St. Andrews Society of Detroit. This event is open to the public - be a Scot for a day! This event also features a live pipe band and dancers. At Burton Manor in Livonia.

• March 24, 2018 : Big 3 XXXIX, Masonic Temple, Detroit
The largest swing dance around! Located at Masonic Temple in the beautiful, expansive Crystal Ballroom. Dance lesson at 7:00 then RSO plays 8:00-Midnight

• April 7, 2018 : PIX Theater, Lapeer
Concert at the Center for the Arts of Greater Lapeer, PIX Theater. Play 7:30-9:15

• April 22, 2018 : Dance at the Detroit Yacht Club
Dance in the beautiful DYC Grand Ballroom. Dance lesson included with admission then RSO plays for swing and ballroom dancing from 2:15 to 6:00 with The Andrews Sisters-like group, The ABC Sisters. For reservations send a check payable to John Gibson, 1074 Lakepointe, Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48230. Tickets are $30 in advance or $35 at the door. Cash bar. Vintage, cocktail, formal and snappy attire.