A Very Count Basie Christmas

December 23, 2023
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
MacEwan University - Triffo Theatre
11110 104 Avenue NW, MacEwan University, Edmonton, AB T5K 1M9
Join the Don Berner Big Band for a night of great music

The Don Berner Big Band is the city of Edmonton’s flagship large jazz ensemble. An Edmonton jazz favourite for over a decade, the Don Berner Big Band became the first professional large jazz ensemble in Edmonton to have a fully programmed concert season in 2021. Featuring Edmonton’s best jazz musicians, the Don Berner Big Band presents an eclectic season drawing from classic big band and swing repertoire, collaborations with contemporary and pop artists, adaptations of works from other mediums, and more with a variety of special illustrious guests.

Experience an ongoing Edmonton Christmas tradition, by joining the Don Berner Big Band for the very best time of the year! We revisit this fan-favourite show, as The Don Berner Big Band brings you the Christmas music of Ella Fitzgerald and Count Basie in what promises to be an unforgettable evening of hard swinging hits and Christmas classics! Each year audiences fall in love with the Don Berner Big Band Christmas tradition and this year will be no exception! This project is supported by the Edmonton Arts Council, the City of Edmonton, and the Edmonton Downtown Business Association.

15% off guest rooms

If you are attending the show, you can get a deal for staying at one of MacEwan University’s guest rooms. The MacEwan Hotel rooms are comfortable and conveniently located. Interested parties can reach out to stay@macewan.ca to know the availability of a space.

Concert pricing

Season Pass: $151
Season Passes will grant access to all four concerts in the series

Adult: $43
Senior (60+): $41
Student: $36
Post-secondary students must present valid student ID at the door.
Youth (0−17): $36

No physical or electronic tickets will be provided. You will need to provide your order confirmation at the door.

Paid parking available on-site. Limited street parking in the adjacent neighbourhoods. ETS routes 7, 8, 110X and 560 are within a 5‑minute walk.

Passes and single tickets may also be purchased over the phone at 780−420−1757 or in-person at EAC Shop & Services — 9930 102 Avenue NW



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