The John Ongom Big Band

An image of The John Ongom Big BandJohn Ongom Big Band, featuring Catherine Lima, returns on 28 January 2022.

The Archive is delighted that the John Ongom Big Band will be playing their third fundraising concert for us in Loughton on Friday 28 January 2022, starting at 7.30 pm.

The outstanding 17-piece big band, directed by Angus Moncrieff, play the classic big band arrangements of Basie, Ellington and more.

Catherine Lima joins them to feature songs from the songbooks of Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee and Sarah Vaughan.

The band is based in East London, and played two sell-out concerts for the Archive in 2018 and 2019. Catherine has featured in her own shows to huge acclaim at Ronnie Scott's, Pizza Express and the 606 Club. The gig marks the twentieth anniversary of the founding of the band.

The venue is the Loughton Methodist Church, 260 High Road, Loughton, Essex IG10 1RB. Doors open at 6.45pm with the concert starting at 7.30pm.

Book your tickets here

This is sure to be a popular event, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Tickets cost £20.00 and can be ordered by telephone from the Archive between 10.00am–1.00pm 020 8502 4701  

Tickets may also be ordered on the WeGotTickets website with the addition of a small booking fee.

We look forward to welcoming you to Loughton. You can find directions to the Methodist Church using the map shown here. Parking can be found in the car park next to the nearby library and leisure centre on Traps Hill.

If you have any queries about this event, please contact us. The event will be held in accordance with Government Covid guidance and regulations that apply at the time.

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