Puttin’ on the Ritz features dinner and big band music

The Willamette University Music Department presents the 15th annual Puttin' on the Ritz big band dinner and dance Friday, March 5, and Saturday, March 6, from 7 to 11 p.m. in Putnam University Center.

A long-time favorite of Salem audiences, this event is a formal evening that combines a meal from Bon Appétit with dance music from the swing era provided by the Kemtones Little Big Band and entertainment by the Willamette Singers, a vocal jazz choir.

Tickets are $34.50 per person, $196 for a table of six and $260 for a table of eight, with a limited number of student tickets through Willamette Events Board for $10. Call 503-370-6214 to purchase tickets.