Green Box Arts Festival: Block Party with Joe Smith and the Spicy Pickles
Jul 4, 2017
Celebrate Independence Day at the annual Green Box Arts Festival block party with special guests, Joe Smith and the Spicy Pickles.
This Denver-based small group style swing band packs energy and personality into each performance of popular 20th century swing music. The Pickles authentic big band sound will make Festival-goers of all ages want to get up and dance.
This small group style swing band packs a punch of power, personality, and wit into each show, intriguing generations new and old with the beloved charm of big band swing music from the 1930’s and ’40s.
The Pickles bring it all – high energy, quality musicianship, and an authentic big band sound and look that celebrates the unique American spirit of swing.
The band fuses musical influences from the sounds of Count Basie, Benny Goodman, and Artie Shaw with the showmanship of Louis Armstrong, Lucky Millinder, and Jimmy Lunceford.
With a smart respect for the preservation of vintage jazz music and entertainment, the Pickles are constantly adding new and original tunes to their repertoire. They bring a unique visual flair to each performance with gimmicks, tricks, horn movements, and hat work inspired to captivate audiences all night long.