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New London Big Band

 
 

Regular gigs at the Social

208 Bank Street, New London, CT
(860) 442-6900

The band plays one Wednesday a month at our home base, the Social Bar + Kitchen in New London. See our calendar for the next time we play, or sign up for our email list so you don't miss it!


We play 2 sets, 7:30 and 9:00pm. Our shows are free, but reservations are a mere $5 per person, and all of that money goes to the band. Call (860) 442-6900 for reservations.

Meet up with friends, have some dinner, enjoy one of the 50 beers on tap, and cut a rug on the dance floor!

 

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About the band

Sean Nelson's New London Big Band
17 piece jazz orchestra

Led by trombonist and composer Sean Nelson, the New London Big Band is a 17-piece jazz orchestra made up of the finest musicians in New England. The band plays a mix of classic jazz standards, upbeat dance tunes, and original music by band members, and regularly features instrumental and vocal soloists. Formed in 2016, they play monthly to sold out crowds at the Social Bar + Kitchen in New London, where they attract professional and amateur dancers from near and far.


The band wants to show the world that big band jazz is a vibrant and joyful sound that is not just for “jazz aficionados.” The Day of New London calls them “a stellar outfit celebrating the greatness in exuberant fashion.” Thanks to their loyal fan base, the band won “Best Jazz Band” for CTNOW’s Best of Hartford.

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"There is a joy that reverberates from thr band to the audience and the dancers and back. It's one of the reasons they are so much fun to watch."

- The Day

 
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