Dave Dickey Big Band is an 18 piece jazz big band featuring many of the top jazz musicians and educators from the St Louis, Edwardsville, Springfield MO, Columbia, Jefferson City, and Champaign-Urbana, IL. Everytime the band performs public performances, a different middle school, high school, or college jazz band is invited to play intermission and the last set several of their students sit in the sections with the Dave Dickey Big Band and also get to solo. The band is also available for private parties, corporate events, and wedding receptions.
A BIG THANK YOU to our sponsors for our "Big Band Christmas Celebration" concert in Farmington, MO on December 19, 2021! Please support each wonderful business! We are thankful they support live music and also music education when students are also a part of the concert!
Unico Bank, 755 Weber Road, Farmington 573-701-0651
Shelter Insurance / Hagerty family, 517 E Main St, Park Hills, MO 63601, 573-431-4215
Boyer Funeral Homes, Bonne Terre: 573-358-2277 , Desloge: 573-431-2686, Leadwood: 573-562-7411, Park Hills: 573-431-3143, Farmington: 573-756-4533
First State Community Bank , Park Hills 573-431-1033, Park Hills 573-431-7400, Deslodge 573-431-9400
Pettus Automotive, 970 E Woodlawn Dr, Farmington, MO 63640 573-431-7800
Moore Funeral Homes 105 Clark St, Potosi, MO 63664 573-438-2111
Pizza 101 South , 101 S Division St, Bonne Terre, MO 63628 573-358-9183
The Corner Pocket, 1 West School St, Bonne Terre, MO 573-358-9122
Hub's Pub & Grill, 10 S Dover St, Bonne Terre, MO 63628, 573-358-9098
The Inn St Gemme Beauvais, 78 N Main St, Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670 573-880-7505
Get your tickets now for "BIG BAND CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION"! Sunday December 19, 2021 at 4 PM. Tickets are available at the Farmington Centene Center by calling their box office at 573-756-0900, or going to purchase the tickets in person at the location 2 Black Knight Dr, Farmington, MO. You can also purchase the tickets at Pizza 101 South located at 101 S Division St, Bonne Terre, MO. Thank you Pizza 101 for being on of our sponsors and selling the tickets!
Happy to announce the Dave Dickey Big Band will do a "Big Band Christmas Celebration" on Sunday December 19th at 4 pm. It will be in Farmington, MO at the Farmington Centene Center. Excited to have special guests that day Joey Tartell (Indiana University trumpet professor and former lead trumpet with Maynard Ferguson, Woody Herman, and US Army Jazz Ambasadors), Pat Harbison (Indiana University jazz trumpet professor), Tito Carrillo (University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana jazz trumpet professor), and Joseph L. Jefferson (Southeast Missouri State University trombone and jazz professor). We will also be featuring 2 excellent vocalists Paula Michelle Franks and Terri Ann Pankhurst ! Intermission band will be the North County High School Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Dobie Carroll. Several of their students and other students from the Farmington area will be sitting in with our band last set for a few songs. We will also have a youth jazz combo put together that will be playing in the lobby from 3:00-3:50 before the show. Tickets are $12 and will go on sale December 1st at the Farmington Centene Center. You can get tickets in advance by calling Paula Michelle Frank's at 573-631-9705 or going to pick up tickets at Pizza 101 or Corner Pocket in Bonne Terre. We will have locations soon to pick up advance tickets in Farmington. THANK YOU to our sponsors: Pizza 101, Corner Pocket, Pettus Automotive, Unico Bank, Boyer Funeral Homes, First State Community Bank, Shelter Insurance, and the Hagerty family!