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“A true authentic New Orleans dance-hall style band.”
– New Orleans Traditional Jazz Quarterly

The only place in town to find a whole night of the music of Louis Armstrong! The Southside Aces Big Five plays music from Louis Armstrong’s entire nearly 50-year recording career. They play King Oliver Louis. They play Hot Fives Louis. They play big band Louis. They play All-Stars Louis.

Members:
Dan Eikmeier (trumpet)
Tony Balluff (clarinet)
Rick Carlson (piano)
Dave Michael (drums)
Josh Granowski (string bass)

COVID-19 Policy
Effective immediately, all performances at the Dakota will require either proof of a full course of COVID-19 vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken in the prior 72 hours. Patrons must have a completed COVID-19 vaccination card or a photo of their card, with their final dose at least fourteen days prior to the event, or a negative COVID-19 test result from 72 hours or less prior to the event.  Masks are REQUIRED to be worn indoors except for the purposes of eating, drinking, or performing on stage. Thank you for helping to keep everyone safe.  More COVID Policy details here >>

Learn More: https://www.southsideaces.com/