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    Swing into the holiday season when one of the most popular swing bands on the road today, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy brings their Wild and Swingin’ Holiday Party to the Paramount Theatre Cedar Rapids. You’ll hear holiday classics such as “Blue Christmas,” “Jingle Bells” and “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch” all reimagined in the style of a rollicking big band extravaganza, plus some of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s classic tunes.

    Join the University of Iowa Swing Dance Club for a beginner East Coast lesson where we will learn how to ask someone to dance, basic East Coast swing steps, and several turns to spice up your dancing. No experience or partner required! Class is limited to 30, no admission required. Class begins at 5:30pm in the Orchestra Iowa Dance Studio. Must sign up at the link below to attend.

    For 26 years, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s unique take on American swing and jazz music has thrilled audiences around the world, while their unique and spirited “Wild and Swingin’ Holiday Party” has become an eagerly anticipated annual family event. Singer and band leader Scotty Morris says, “If you’re going to go to a holiday show with your family, this is the one! It really does offer something for everyone.” Drawing on a rich catalogue of holiday classics and Christmas originals from the band’s two full length holiday albums, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy brings its world-renowned live show, and fun and quirky take on the holidays, to you. With over two decades together, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy is still picking up steam and continues to tour, record, and entertain.