Sock Hop 4-27-19

Havin’ A Sock Hop

 “Relive your memories of the 50’s or create new ones.”  Join the Stardusters big band as they “jive” and play music from that new 50’s phenomenon Rock ‘n Roll! It’s a real sock hop, where kids used to kick off their shoes to protect the gym floor.  Dance to tunes like Rock Around the Clock, At the Hop, Barbara Ann and Tequilla.  And no better place to do this than at the gym at Harmony School!

The Stardusters will be playing some big band swing favorites then transition to good old Rock ‘n Roll.   Remember the Buunny Hop, one of the early lines dances?  Or the Twist? Singing with the Stardusters Big Band will be Rachel Caswell one of Bloomington’s most versatile vocalists.

When:  Saturday, April 27, 2019; 7:00 PM till 10:00 PM

Where: Harmony School Gym, address 909 E. Second  (Free parking)

Cost: $10.00

All ages welcome! Refreshments will be available.

Wear socks or not!, but join us for this fun-filled evening of listening and dancing as we Rock Around the Clock!

Contact Info

Jerry Jerome /Stardusters Music

317 431-7408

Stardusters “little BIG Band”

Stardusters will be swinging with the sounds of the big bands at Stages Bloomington. What and where is this. Stages Bloomington is a black box theatre located at 222 W. 2nd st. It is not a bar nor is it a restaurant. It is however located adjacent to Friendly Beasts, which serves light refreshments. All the ingrediants are in place for an evening of listening and dancing to the big band sound only the Stardusters are capable of producing. In addition to the band, Rachel Caswell and Elise Anderson will be bringing the vocal stylings of some of the wonderful singers of the past. In all it should make for a great evening, good friends, good music and a good time.

Stardusters at The Mitchell Opera House 4-15-17

The Stardusters will be at the Mitchell Opera House on April 15th! Jazz and swing are America’s music emerging from the stylings and sounds of the era of the Big Bands. Stardusters Music is dedicated to keeping the Big Band sounds alive and well! This is  a powerful 10 piece dance and stage band featuring professional musicians and vocalist Janiece Jaffe.

Stardusters “little BIG Band” at Fountain Square

The Stardusters “little BIG Band” will be swinging with the sounds of the great swing big bands for the Friday night Swing Dance At Fountain Square.  Hear the music of Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington and the singing styles of Ella Fitzgerald, Rosemary Clooney, Peggy Lee and more.  Three hours of swing music,  Can’t be beat.

Fountain Square Theatre Swing Dance 1-27-17
Fountain Square Theatre Swing Dance 1-27-17

Stardusters “little BIG Band” Live

Join the Stardusters’ “little BIG Band”. Featuring the sounds of the big bands of the past and present. The Stardusters will be swinging. Whether you want to dance, listen or do both you will find the music some of the best big band sounds around. The “Pub” features fantastic food and drink.

Stardusters’  big band will be swinging

With vocalist Rachael Caswell, Janiece Jaffe and  Robert StrightPlayers Pub Poster 1-25-17

Swing To The Big Bands

Join the Stardusters 16 piece big band for our final appearance of 2016.  We will be swinging with tunes of the big band swing era, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Stan Kenton, Glenn Miller, and a special segment featuring Shawn Goodman on clarinet doing some of the original Benny Goodman arrangements.  On vocals will be Kathleen McConahay and Robert Stright.

Come dance to this wonderful music or just kick back and listen.  This performance will be at Players Pub the most unique venue in Bloomington.  Featuring eclectric live music 7 nights a week.  Also enjoy the vast selection from the menue.  This is an all ages venue with good food and drink and great live music.players-pub-poster-12-28-16

Fountain Square Swing Dance 10-28-16


Stardusters “little BIG Band” will be swinging at the Founain Square Swing Dance Oct. 28, 2016.  Fountain Square offers a large dance floor to all ages.  The Stardusters have been playing their special style of swing music from the Big Band Swing Era of the 40’s.  A time when swing music was originated.  If you are a little rusty or just need to brush up lessons start at 7:30.  The band starts at 8:30 and play until 11:30.  Three full hours of swing.

Stardusters “little BIG Band” at the Pub 10-26-16


The Stardusters “little BIG Band” will be bringing back the Sounds of the Big bands.  The Music of the big band era and the American Song Book.  This 9 piece ensemble has been keeping America’s Music alive.  This performance will be at Players Pub beginning at 6:00 PM.  The “Pub” is an all age venue presenting live music 7 nights a week and presenting wonderful food and drink.  Featuring the vocal stylings of Janiece Jaffe, Bob Stright and featured guest Helen Arffa. 

Stardusters at Indiana Roof Ballroom

The Stardusters return to the Indiana Roof Ballroom dance series.  This is the band that will play all the latin, swing, waltz,  and more styles at the right tempo.  Playing the ballroom dance styles for the past 23 years the Stardusters have the most extensive library to bring to you.

For the serious dancer, for the fun dancer this is the band you will want to dance to.indiana-roof-9-20-15

Blues Revue Band – A Tribute to The Blues Brothers – Tivoli Theatre

Stardusters Music presents the Blues Revue Band – A Tribute to the Blues Brothers at the Tivoli Theatre, Spencer Indiana.  This show will feature some of the top tunes from the sound tracks of the two movies, The Blues Brothers and the Blues Brothers 2000.  These two films have reached cult status and the music from them is widely performed today.

The show will feature Robert Stright, Curtise Cantwell Jackson, Janiece Jaffee and Lauren Robert singing the songs from the movie.  The originals were sung by John Balushi, Dan Akryod, Aretha Franklin, Cab Callaway and Ray charles.

Tickets available at the Tivoli Box Office or by calling 812 714-8137

A Tribute to The Blues Brothers 9-17-16
A Tribute to The Blues Brothers 9-17-16

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