Sunday, November 13, the Buffalo Rose will feature American Swing Era music by the Flatirons Jazz Orchestra. Deborah is a finalist in the Colorado Blues Challenge (again!) so we’ll be featuring two guest vocalists, Marion Powers and Chaz Bowles.
You can order from the Live Venue Menu, and a fully-stocked bar, with a variety of draft and packaged beer, a selection of wine, and a broad offering of cocktails.
Doors open at 4:00, with a FREE Beginner Swing Dance Lesson, followed by two-and-a-half hours of live BIG BAND jazz from 5:00 to 7:30
You and your family don’t want to miss this! Tickets are $25 day-of or at the door (bring cash to avoid the booking fee); or only $20 when you book online. Seating is limited, so get your tickets in advance.
Save an additional $5 by using the coupon code “Dance Club” at checkout before midnight Saturday.
Dance, drink and dine, or just listen to the great Swing Era music of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and more. Singles, Beginners, and all ages welcome, 18+ with guardian.
Marion Powers is a six-time DownBeat Award-winning jazz vocalist whose dynamic improvisation skills keep her in high demand from coast to coast, not only as a performer, but also as an educator. She teaches Jazz Voice at UNC.
Chaz Bowles is a local jazz singer, Emcee, AND trumpet player. He grew up in Kansas City and had his first professional jazz gig on a riverboat on the Missouri River. He has lived in Boulder since 1987. He played traditional jazz with Alan Frederickson for 25 years, and held a steady gig at the Bull and Bush for 30 years.
FJO is a traditional 18-piece BIG BAND that authentically recreates the romance and excitement of the Swing-Era. We play the great dance music of Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Stan Kenton, Gene Krupa, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Diane Schuur, Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Buddy Rich, and more.
FJO is composed of the region’s most outstanding professional musicians, and one of the finest jazz singers in the country. This is swing dance music that will have everyone on their feet. FJO mixes swinging classics with smoky ballads and easy-listening concert pieces; something for everyone. Rated “Best Big Band in Denver” by CBS Local, and “One of the 10 Best Jazz Bands in Denver” by ReverbNation.
Built in 1922 and converted into an elegant indoor pool in 1928 called the “Golden Plunge”, The Rose main venue and lobby offer roughly 6500 square feet of bygone-era Art Deco glamour. Visitors enter under the classic grand marquee on Washington Avenue and are immediately transported back in time to the great western American theaters of the early 20th century. The lobby features lounge-style seating, classic parlor games, and four big-screen television. Guests pass by a fully stocked bar as they enter into the main venue space with soaring ceilings, bold steel trusses, elegant lighting and original brick walls. The Rose also features a concert-quality sound system, a large video projection system, a full-sized dance floor and elevated stage enabling comprehensive entertainment options.
There are two (2) public parking garages conveniently located within one (1) block of The Buffalo Rose between Jackson St. and Prospector’s Alley and between 11th and 13th Streets. Use the physical address information below for GPS navigation.
1119 Washington Ave.
Golden, CO 80401
Public Garage 1 (North)
702 12th St.
Golden, CO 80401
Public Garage 2 (South)
1250 Jackson St.
Golden, CO 80401