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B-Town Bearcats to kick off Swing into Spring



The B-Town Bearcats will be playing a tribute to New Orleans and Traditional Jazz at Bear’s Place for the annual Jazz Fables Swing into Spring event.

The show will take place from 5 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 10. Tickets are $8 for general admission and $6 for students.

B-town Bearcats is an eight-member jazz group led by Mike Lucas on piano. The show will include jazz compositions by Jelly Roll Morton, Fats Waller, Hoagland Howard “Hoagy” Carmichael and more.

The event will be the opening of the Spring/Summer Jazz Fables Series concert season, and will include pop songs from the turn of the century through the 1920s as sung by Kathleen Miller.

The following week on Thursday, May 17, the Jazz Fables will have the return of Monika Herzig’s “The Time Flies,” featuring Monika Herzig on keyboard, Peter Kienle on guitar, Scott Pazera on bass and IU alumnus Josh Roberts on drums.

The show will be from 5:30 to 8 p.m., and tickets are $7 for general admission and $5 for students.

Hannah Reed

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