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The Jumpin’ Jive

May 11 @ 7:30 pm

Greaves Concert Hall

$19 – $35

the jumpin' jive

See the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra’s The Jumpin’ Jive on May 11 at Greaves Concert Hall.

The Jumpin’ Jive celebrates the legacies of early 20th-century black musicians and composers. Kathy Wade, Deondra Means, and more will join the KSO Newport Ragtime Band.

The performances focus on the stories of authentic ragtime, blues, stride, Dixieland, early jazz, swing, and boogie-woogie from the 1890s-1930s. The Jumpin’ Jive will feature music by Lil Hardin Armstrong, Eubie Blake, Cab Calloway, James Europe, W.C. Handy, Scott Joplin, Artie Matthews, Jelly Roll Morton, Clarence Smith, Fats Waller and more. Hep-Hep!

Tickets to The Jumpin’ Jive

Tickets to The Jumpin’ Jive range from $19 – $35. Single tickets are available approximately three weeks prior to each concert.

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About the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra

The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra was formed in 1992 (as the Northern Kentucky Symphony) with a mission to make classical music attractive, accessible, and affordable to people in the Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati areas. Since its inception, the KSO has demonstrated a unique ability to make the concert experience relevant and entertaining to its audiences while maintaining high-performance standards and integrity. Each KSO program contains both familiar and unique repertoire presented in a thematic context that is compelling and entertaining.

Greaves Concert Hall Venue Details

Parking and Directions

Visitors can enter Greaves Concert Hall through the designated outside doors, which include a set of doors equipped with accessible features to accommodate individuals with disabilities. Portions of the outdoor plaza near Greaves will be gated off due to construction.

Parking Lots D and I have been designated for events taking place in the Fine Arts Center. There is a cul-de-sac next to the Fine Arts Center available for drop-off and pick-up only. No parking.

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