Uptown Big Band And Tekelia Kelly Perform Oct. 5

Thursday, September 12, 2013

The Mountain Arts Community Center will present The Uptown Big Band, featuring Mr. Michael Smith, with special guest artist Tekelia Kelly, recording artist, performing artist and singer/songwriter.

The event will take place Saturday, Oct. 5, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10, and may be purchased at the door, or call the MACC for reservations at 886-1959.

The dance floor will be open.


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