Jazz Band Swings Into Macey Center
|Phoebe Hunt of the Belleville Outfit performing during a recent concert.
|The Belleville Outfit has earned widespread accolades in their homebase of Austin and around the country for their innovative style.
Before the concert, Tech Club – Club Macey holds a social in Macey from 5 to 7:30 p.m. with appetizers. The clubs present a social hour for people 21 and over. There is a $5 cover charge for non-members.
A reviewer in the Austin Chronicle wrote, “The sextet is one of
“Don’t forget your dancin’ shoes,” says Ronna Kalish, Director of the Performing Arts Series in Socorro. “I saw Belleville Outfit at a festival in
Belleville Outfit started with one idea: Play and write music that you believe in, and others will come to believe in it as well. Don't inflate it with smoke and mirrors, and don't water it down in search of conventional success. Play what speaks to your heart, and it will speak to theirs too.
With an unwavering dedication to their craft, the undeniable raw talent, and an energy and charm that inspires nothing short of a celebration, this young band of early 20-somethings is firmly weaving their signature blend of pop, gypsy jazz, big band swing, and American roots music into the he
Known for their electrifying live shows, the band maintains a whirlwind touring schedule. The band has appeared at major festivals around the country including Bonnaroo, Austin City Limits, Merlefest, Floydfest and the Strawberry Music Festival. They have made fans out of some of their heroes, like Lyle Lovett who, when asked recently on MSNBC to name his favorite new, young acts, responded, "The Belleville Outfit." Both of the Outfit’s albums have charted in the top ten at
Tickets are $14 for adults, $12 for senior citizens, and $10 for youths 17 and under. Tickets purchased by 5 p.m. the day before the show are discounted $2. Tickets are available at Tech Cashier’s Office on the second floor of the
Subscriptions will be available at the door, in advance, or any time throughout the season, and provide a 30 percent savings. Subscribers may trade in unused tickets for other concerts in the season and are recognized in the evening programs.
Admission is free to full-time New Mexico Tech students with valid ID. Students can pick up their tickets in advance at the Tech
This concert is a Socorro Springs Brewing Company Partner event, with additional local sponsorship provided by IRIS PASSCAL, AMEC, Blue Corn Music, KUNM Public Radio-88.7 FM and Holiday Inn Express.
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