Illinois State University Jazz Ensembles I and II, directed by Tom Marko, will present their annual Valentine’s Big Band Dance from 7-10 p.m. Friday, February 14, at the New Lafayette Club, located at 1602 S. Main St. in Bloomington.

Admission is $15 per person, and tickets will be sold at the door only. A cash bar will be available.

The event will feature classic big band music from the 1930s and 1940s as well as a wide variety of ballroom dance styles including cha-cha-cha, rhumba, waltz, swing, salsa, and samba.

All proceeds help support student jazz activities at Illinois State University, including guest artists, travel, purchase of music, and more. Those attending are asked to dress nicely (no jeans or T-shirts).

For more information, contact Tom Marko at (309) 438-2541 or