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Iowa City IA 52242
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Brian Setzer Orchestra performance time changed to 7 p.m. from 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The opening time for the Brian Setzer Orchestra has been changed to 7 p.m. from 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1 at the University of Iowa Memorial Union Main Lounge.

The Brian Setzer Orchestra has helped popularize swing music across the country since 1992. The Orchestra's album "Dirty Boogie" has appeared on Billboard's Top 100 albums for 15 consecutive weeks and briefly held the Number 9 spot.

The Orchestra, brought to the UI by student organization Student Commission on Programming Entertainment (SCOPE), will be preceded by 8 1/2 Souvenirs, a five-member band that features swing and rock music with some songs performed in French and Spanish.

Doors open at 7 p.m., and the performances begin at 8 p.m.

General admission tickets are available for $20 at the UI box office and all ticketmaster locations.

For information about upcoming SCOPE events, call 319-335-3395 or visit the Web at http://www.uiowa.edu/~scope

10/29/98