Chester Whitmore's Central Ave. Revue at the Cicada Club


 
YOU ARE INVITED TO A SPECIAL NIGHT
OF LIVE MUSIC AND DANCING FEATURING
Chester Whitmore's
Central Ave. Revue
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2021
DOORS OPEN 7 PM - SHOWTIME 8:30 PM

HURRY! TICKETS MAY SELL OUT AT ANY TIME...


Dine and dance to the swinging 18-piece Opus One Big Band
featuring fabulous guest performers and surprises!



Chester Whitmore, of the Oscar winning film, "La La Land", returns with a big band revue of music and variety for one night only.

Take a trip back in time to Central Avenue's legendary nightclubs such as the Downbeat and the Club Alabam

CHESTER WHITMORE one of the nation's most versatile and knowledgeable tap artists -- dancer, choreographer, arranger and dedicated historian. A master of a variety of American vernacular dance styles from Tap to Lindy Hop and from Jazz, to Hip-Hop, Mr. Whitmore has choreographed such productions as Porgy and Bess, Guys and Dolls and Treemonisha, directed tributes to Lena Horne, Bill Robinson, the Nicholas Brothers and Fats Waller.

About the Music: For the Central Avenue Revue, Mr. Whitmore presents his dance orchestra recreating the hot Big Band and jazz sounds from the 1920s to the 1940s. Their material includes many popular tunes from the Cotton Club and the Savoy Ballroom, with musical sources such as Duke Ellington, Jimmy Lunceford, Count Basie, Chick Webb and Cab Calloway.




About Central Avenue: By day, Central Avenue was the economic and social center for black Angelenos. By night, it was a magnet for Southern Californians, black and white, who wanted to hear the very latest in jazz. The role of Central Avenue became as significant in the jazz world as that of Harlem and New Orleans.

From the 1920s through the early 1950s, Central Avenue was a flourishing South-Central scene that was as much a haven for nearby Hollywood celebrities as it was for local residents.
 

A BRIEF LOOK BACK AT CENTRAL AVENUE


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how to order

step one
BUY ADMISSION TICKETS

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Saturday, September 18, 2021
DOORS OPEN 7 PM
SHOWTIME 8:30 PM


  ADMISSION TICKETS $30
IN ADVANCE OR AT THE DOOR  

ENTER THE FIRST AND LAST NAMES
OF EACH PERSON USING THE TICKET

CLICK 'ADD MORE TICKETS' TO BUY MORE
LIMIT OF 10 TICKETS PER ORDER
NEED MORE THAN 10? ORDER AGAIN!

TICKET #1


FIRST AND LAST NAMES ONLY
NO MIDDLE NAMES OR INITIALS, PLEASE

By purchasing your admission tickets
you agree to the following:

Ticketholders are 21 or over with photo ID,
have Proof of full vaccination,
and will wear a face mask when not
actively enjoying food and beverages.

Showtimes, performers, and prices
subject to change.

NO REFUNDS - ALL SALES FINAL.



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YOU MAY EXCHANGE UNUSED TICKETS FOR A FUTURE NIGHT


DANCING ON TWO FLOORS

MEZZANINE LOUNGE SEATING
FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED

TICKETS FOR ADMISSION ONLY
FOOD AND BEVERAGES NOT INCLUDED

CICADA CLUB DRESS CODE
BUSINESS, EVENING, VINTAGE, CONSERVATIVE,
FORMAL, AND ELEGANT ATTIRE SUGGESTED.



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tickets required



RESERVE YOUR DINNER TABLE
  = SATURDAY NIGHT DINNER SPECIAL =  
= $69 PER PERSON =
ENJOY OUR DELICIOUS THREE COURSE DINNER
(BEVERAGES, GRATUITY, TAX, AND ADMISSION NOT INCLUDED)

KEEP YOUR TABLE THE ENTIRE EVENING
SEATING LIMITED - RESERVE YOUR DINNER TABLE TODAY

ADMISSION NOT INCLUDED WITH DINNER PURCHASE
PLEASE PAY FOR DINNER AT THE END OF THE EVENING


By making your dinner reservation
you agree to the following:

Everyone at your table is 21 or over with photo ID, has proof of full vaccination, and will wear a face mask when not actively enjoying food and beverages.

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DATES, TIMES, PERFORMERS, ADMISSION AND FOOD PRICES
SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE





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