THE BLACK BOX, downtown Franklin’s new theater, music, and event venue, presents a Big Band Brunch, featuring the renowned Kenny Hadley Big Band, on Sunday, November 15. The critically-acclaimed 16-piece juggernaut, led by drummer Kenny Hadley, boasts masterful musicians with performance ties to Big Band legends Woody Herman, Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Maynard Ferguson, Buddy Rich and more. The Kenny Hadley Big Band has shared the stage with such notables as the Count Basie Orchestra and the Duke Ellington Orchestra and has hosted guest soloists including Clark Terry and Louie Bellson. Brunch selections feature Belgian waffles, cheddar scrambled eggs, red bliss home-fried potatoes, bacon, muffins, fresh squeezed orange juice and coffee. A cash bar is also available, serving brunch cocktails including Bloody Marys and Mimosas. Enjoy this memorable pairing of Big Band music and delicious fare. Brunch begins at 11:30 a.m., with entertainment starting at noon.
Combination tickets for the brunch and performance are $45; tickets for the Big Band only are $20. THE BLACK BOX, home of the Franklin Performing Arts Company (FPAC), is located at 15 West Central Street in downtown Franklin. For tickets and more information, visit www.THEBLACKBOXonline.com or call (508) 528-3370.