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The Edison Ballroom to Host Its "September Swing Event" Featuring Joe Battaglia and the New York Big Band

On Friday Sept. 11th, 2015 the Edison Ballroom will once again host its special, “SEPTEMBER SWING” Event, featuring the big band leader, Joe Battaglia and the New York Big Band. Joe’s big band sound is considered among the best ever. He has performed for such dignitaries as Hilary Clinton, Rudy Giuliani, and Barbara Walters. For the past 20 years, Joe and his orchestra have performed regularly at The Rainbow Room, Tavern on the Green, Lincoln Center’s Midsummer Night Swing, and most recently, right here at the Edison Ballroom. Joe’s New York Big Band is composed of a 16- piece orchestra as well as accompanying vocalists. Also featured at this event will be the romantic Latin sounds of Direct Latin Influence, also known as DLI. Renowned Chef Mina Newman will provide a 4- course meal for the event. Tickets for dinner and dancing are priced at $150.00 per person, which include VIP seating, a sumptuous four course meal, all drinks, taxes and gratuities. Festivities start at 7:00PM. Mezzanine seating tickets  are also available at a price of $100.00 per person, which include all of the above. This event ends at 1AM, with continuous dancing throughout. For more information or for tickets, please contact the Edison Ballroom at (212) 201-7650. Or to purchase tickets online, please visit www.telecharge.com.