Sweetheart Ballroom Dance at Civic Center Feb. 9
By Rayla Bridges
PADUCAH, KY - The Paducah Jazz Ensemble will host its popular Valentine's-themed annual ballroom dance on Saturday, February 9th, from 8-10:30 pm, at the Robert Cherry Civic Center, 2701 Park Avenue in Paducah, KY.

Live dance music will be provided by the celebrated Paducah Jazz Ensemble and will include a mix of cha-cha, rhumba, salsa, swing, two-step, waltz, tango and more.  The crowd-pleasing big band is directed by veteran saxophonist Eric Allen, owner of Music Zone in Lone Oak.

"Our big band plays a wide variety of of big band jazz standards and other songs that are suitable for seasoned dancers or those just starting out," says Allen.

"We always have such a great time and are glad to be able to provide a non-competitive ballroom dance event for folks who enjoy recreational dancing."

Sweetheart Dance tickets are $10 per person with advance reservations, and $15 at the door. (Cash or check only, please.)  Space is limited, so advance reservations are strongly recommended.  To make an advance reservation, please call 270-898.0180 or email

William Carter's Photography Inc. will return to take souvenier photos for dance guests for under $10, and will be printed on the spot. Coffee, sodas and light snacks will be available at the concession stand.

Published 04:00 PM, Sunday Jan. 27, 2013
Updated 03:54 PM, Sunday Jan. 27, 2013