Concert schedule

DUE TO COVID - 19, ALL FALL 2020 PUBLIC CONCERTS AND LIVE AUDIENCE MUSIC EVENTS AT UWL HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED. PLEASE REVISIT THE PAGE  LATER FOR INFORMATION ABOUT VIRTUAL JAZZ EVENTS AT UWL.

Below are the events from last year, to give you a sense of what we will return to in the Spring or Fall of 2021!

(SCROLL DOWN FOR LAST YEAR'S  SPRING SCHEDULE!)

- FALL JAZZ CONCERT-
UWL Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Bluffs Ballroom, UWL Student Union

This concert features The UW-L Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble.  The compositions will range in style from big band swing to today's contemporary writing, including Latin jazz and funk. We are pleased to present this concert as a FREE performance!

Jazz Combos  I and II (with Luther College Jazz Combos)
Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, 7:00 p.m.
The Root Note, 115 4th St South, La Crosse

Jazz Combos  I and II
Tuesday, Nov. 12 2019, 7:00 p.m.
The Root Note, 115 4th St South, La Crosse

Jazz Combos  I and II
Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, 7:00 p.m.
The Root Note, 115 4th St South, La Crosse

- SWINGING YULETIDE-
UWL Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble
Friday, December 6, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Bluffs Ballroom, UWL Student Union

Start your holiday season with some yuletide instrumental and vocal jazz! This annual scholarship fundraiser performance will feature the UWL Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble, as well as the UWL Jazz Combo, UWL Trombone Quartet and the Coulee Chordsmen. It's a guaranteed sellout every year so get your tickets early! Reserved seating is cabaret style at tables, and general seating is theater style on the sides of the room. Tickets go on sale November 6th.  Call 608.785.8415  to reserve your seats!

- BIG BAND CABARET-
UWL Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble
Friday, February 14, 2020, 7:30 p.m.
Bluffs Ballroom, UWL Student Union

Join the UWL Big Bands and guests as they recreate the sounds of the big band era! Seating is cabaret style complete with beverage service and a spacious dance floor.

Call 608.785.8415 to reserve your seat!

SPECIAL LECTURE /PERFORMANCE:
"Blowing Their Own Horn: Women Composers in Jazz

Featuring the UWL Jazz Orchestra; Lecture by Dr. Jeff Erickson
3:30-4:30 p.m., Room 56, Center for The Arts, UWL

The Jazz Orchestra will perform compositions and arrangements by women in a lecture-performance as part of the 2020 UWL Creative Imperatives Festival - A Curved Lens: Celebrating Women in the World Through the Arts. The event is free and open to the public.

Jazz Combos  I and II
Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 7:00 p.m.
The Root Note, 115 4th St South, La Crosse

Jazz Combos  I and II (with Luther College Jazz Combos)
Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 7:00 p.m.
The Root Note, 115 4th St South, La Crosse

- SPRING JAZZ CONCERT -
UWL Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble
Tuesday, April 28, 2020, 7:30 p.m.
Bluffs Ballroom, UWL Student Union 

The final big band concert of the school year featuring both UWL Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble. Musical selections include big band swing, Latin and contemporary writing. This concert will be a FREE performance.

Jazz Combos  I and II
Tuesday, May 5, 2020, 7:00 p.m.
The Root Note, 115 4th St South, La Crosse