The Good News Big Band is an 18-piece concert-style big band based in the Twin Cities area. With 25+ years of playing experience, the group has become a mainstay in the community, performing at a variety of events including concerts in the park, indoor events, and church services. The Good News Big Band’s repertoire includes a range of musical styles including swing, samba, and ballads, and their music is arranged by talented composers such as Gordon Goodwin, Tom Kubis, and Frank Mantooth. Whether you’re a fan of big band music or just looking for something new to enjoy, The Good News Big Band is sure to have something for you.
January 31, 2009 article about the Good News Big Band appeared in the Minneapolis Star Tribune in the Variety section.
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We would like to thank Lake Harriet United Methodist Church at 4801 Chowen Ave So. Minneapolis, Minnesota for allowing us to practice in their building on Sunday nights! They are a great bunch of people and we really appreciate their giving of their resources.
Past places we have played in both a Christian and secular setting include:
- Berean Baptist Church
- Maple Grove Evangelical Free Church
- Artist Quarter, KBEM Radio Broadcast
- Westwood Community Church
- Normandale Hylands United Methodist
- Hiawatha United Methodist
- Edinborough Park, Edina
- Centennial Lakes Park, Edina
- St. Michaels Lutheran Church
- Christ the King Lutheran Church
- St. Barnabas Lutheran Church
- Excelsior Covenant Church
- Hosanna Church
- Lakeville Arts Center
- Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
- Oak Hill Church
- Lake Harriet United Methodist Church
- and many more…