Boca Bande playing on New Year’s Eve

December 30, 2016
By Marcy Shortuse

Get your tickets now for the first Boca Bande New Year’s Eve Grande Gala. The party will take place at the Community House on New Year’s Eve. Boca Bande, a five-member group that’s been entertaining at island venues for two decades, will be providing live music. The band will start playing dance music at 9:30 p.m. and continue throughout the evening. Smitty will be preparing the tasty light fare for the gathering, and party favors as well as premium adult beverages will be available. Doors will open at 8 p.m. and the party will continue until 1 a.m. Tickets for this all-inclusive event are $60 per person or $100 per couple. There are 200 tickets available for purchase, so get them as soon as possible. The Crowninshield Community House is located at 131 Banyan Street on the island. For tickets, call (941) 964-2439 or send an email to For more information, contact Mike Weddle at (941) 286-5647 or via email at