Altus Ballroom Dancers will host a New Year’s Eve Dance featuring live music by the popular jazz combo, “Logan Walker and the Guys,” of Lawton.
The dance, scheduled 9 p.m. to midnight, Thursday, Dec. 31 in the Western Oklahoma State College Multipurpose Room, Altus, is open to the public; admission is $20 per couple, $10 single. Suggested dress is coat and tie for men and evening dress or formal for ladies. Light refreshments and soft drinks will be served.
Military personnel and students are welcome, and non-dancers may want to enjoy an evening of good listening music. For more information, call 580-477-1822 or 580-726-5160.
In addition to leading “Logan and the Guys,” Walker performs with other groups in Oklahoma and Texas. Walker arrived in Lawton in 1975 and retired from the music/theater branch of Civil Service at Fort Sill in 1995. During his time at Fort Sill, he conducted orchestras for 26 dinner-theater musicals. From 1976 to 2004, he also performed with a big band, the High Tones.
The Altus Ballroom Dancers meet from 7 to 9 p.m. each Monday in the east end of the Altus Community Center. New couples are welcome to come for an evening of ballroom dancing. Instruction is available in waltz, foxtrot, swing, rumba, cha-cha-cha, tango, salsa, samba and quickstep.