Message From the Director:

 I'm Melissa Carroll, the Music Director of NoPo Big Band.  NoPo has been providing a high quality big band sound since 2010 with a mission to enrich the lives of the Portland community.  We strive to play a variety of songs for a wide range of audiences from old standards to modern jazz.  We would like to hear from you if you have comments or requests.  Check out our calendar and come see us.  Thank you!

Our next public appearances:

Care To Dance?  Come support community based not-for-profit Care Partners at our Street Dance, “Care to Dance?” on September 10th!  We are one of Portland’s oldest and most distinctive hospice and palliative care providers. You can have fun while helping patients and families receive compassionate and exceptional end-of-life care, regardless of their ability to pay.


“Care to Dance?” will be held at  Orenco Station Plaza in Hillsboro, featuring DJ Chris Jones of Norse Hall’s “Saturday Night Fever” playing Swing, Salsa, Tango, and danceable music from 3-6pm, followed by the NoPo Big Band (a 20 piece swing ensemble), playing live from 6-8pm.  Dance instructor Cynthia Hively of Impressions Dance Club will also teach mini dance lessons between 3:00 and 6:00PM.  The event will include dance performance demos, food and drink vendors, as well as vendor tents featuring local artisans and businesses.  Tickets are only $10 for adults, FREE for children under 10. Can’t wait to see you there!


Saturday, September 10th

Orenco Station Plaza, Hillsboro
3:00 – 8:00 pm
$10 per person – Kids under 10 FREE

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