Swing with Bill Cartwright

Saturdays at 10 PM

Host Bill Cartwright brings his passion for 1930’s and 40’s era Big Band music to this entertaining Saturday evening showcase honoring the music of the “Golden Age of Radio.”

Our swing expert begins this evening's show with one of our favorites, Rosemary Clooney, followed by Mel Torme and Helen Forrest.  You'll also hear from big bands like Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman and Stan Kenton.

On tonight's show, you'll hear some of Bill's favorite vocalists including Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, and Mel Torme, plus the big band sounds of Artie Shaw and Harry James.

Bill Cartwright's lined up a fun evening of swing music during this Memorial Day weekend.  You'll hear a number of big bands like Stan Kenton, Count Basie, Harry James and Duke Ellington's classic, Take the A Train.  Plus popular vocalists from the swing era including Doris Day, Peggy Lee and Nat King Cole.

Enjoy a big band concert and dance with The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra on Tuesday, May 20 from 7:00 - 10:00 PM at the Ballroom. The evening will be emceed by special guest, John Morris Russell, acclaimed conductor of the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra.

Tickets are $30 and are on sale now at www.CincinnatiArts.org, (513) 621-ARTS [2787], and the Aronoff Center Ticket Office. $3.00 pre-paid parking at the Town Center Garage is also available.

This Saturday night at 10 o'clock, join Bill Cartwright for some great swing bands like Artie Shaw, Harry James, and Gerald Wilson's Orchestra's version of the classic "Love for Sale."

On this week's swing program, you'll be treated to music from some of our favorite vocalists like Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, and Doris Day.  Plus, Frank Sinatra's version of "Fly Me to the Moon" and Mel Torme's "I Should Care."

This week the swing era comes alive with music from a number of vocalists like June Christy, Nancy Wilson, and Michael Buble.  Michael Buble will be coming to the US Bank Arena in downtown Cincinnati on Tuesday, July 29th.  Tickets for the show go on sale Friday, May 9th. 

Tune in Saturday night at 10 and have your own swingin’ dance party with Bill Cartwright as he brings you the Elgart Brothers, the King Sisters, and the Blue Wisp Big Band.

Join Bill Cartwright this Saturday night at 10 o'clock for a trip back in time with music from jazz vocalists Billie Holiday and Dakota Staton, plus the big band music of the legendary Benny Goodman.

Tune in Saturday night at 10 and have your own swingin’ dance party with Bill Cartwright and great artists like Benny Goodman, Ella Fitzgerald, and Count Basie.

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