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Saturday, July 25, 2015

Big Band brings back memories in Western Springs @TRIB

Western Springs resident take in Big Band concert
Musical sounds of Frank Sinatra and the entire era between the 1930s and 1950s came to life during a free outdoor concert July 24 at Tower Green in downtown Western Springs. The annual concert was greeted with warm weather, a few hundred community residents and local area fans.
Walking toward the concert was like swinging into 1946. The 18-member Grand Avenue Big Band performed to a nearly covered lawn filled with chairs, blankets, bubbles and tapping feet. Grandparents gazed nostalgically as many of their grandchildren danced to music that was new to them.

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