If you've never heard or heard of the Boise Community Band, here's your chance.
Featuring 65 local musicians ages 14-84, BCB is a showcase for homegrown talent. The members of the non-audition orchestra play a range of instruments, from flutes and French horns to tubas and triangles. On Wednesday, Aug. 10, BCB is throwing an old-fashioned outdoor bash with swing and big-band tunes that will transport you back to the '40s. The party starts at 7 p.m. on the lawn of at the Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center. Take a chair and don't forget to lace up your dancing shoes.