BJO at Suburban Swing’s 15th Annual Christmas Masquerade Ball: Dec. 27, 2015



Tickets now on sale for the Suburban Swing
15th Annual Christmas Confetti Masquerade Ball!  December 27th 2015 7 pm – midnight.

Cost: $35 Student and early purchase discounts available on line before December 1st 2015.

Location: Abbotsford Centre
Address: 33800 King Rd, Abbotsford, BC V2S 8H8.


 You can embrace this winter wonderland dressed in your finest attire accompanied by a most elegant mask. 17000 sq.ft of brilliance!


Music for the dance will be presented to you live by the 21 piece BRUCE JAMES ORCHESTRA!

In addition to dancing to live music, kick off your dance shoes and put on your skates – all in the same arena.

This is an all ages’ event.

There will be dancing, Ice skating (Bring your skates), Licensed Bars available, and more! Door Prizes too!

Dance Lesson included 730-8pm

A Christmas Winter Wonderland!

Purchase tickets at the Abbotsford Centre Box Office, Online at or by phone at (855) 985-5000

Sponsored and decorated by Confetti Party Rentals.

To give back to the local community, there will be a food drive; please bring a non perishable item.

We look forward to seeing you – with your dancin’ shoes (and ice skates!) – at the ball!


Bruce James Orchestra with Randers Big Band – October 7, 2015

Looking for some fabulous live music in a great social setting?

Join the Bruce James Orchestra and the Randers Big Band touring from Denmark as we team up for an evening of music at Port Moody’s Rocky Point Taphouse – 2524 St Johns St, Port Moody, BC.

This FREE concert runs 7-9pm on Wednesday October 7, 2015.

All kitchen and bar service open at the pub during the show.

Come to visit, dance, and socialize with the backdrop of Big Band jazz.

Don’t miss this wonderful concert in the heart of the Tri-Cities!

Big Band Collage 2015




WestCoast Jazz Invitational 2015


Join the Bruce James Orchestra as we take part in the 1st annual WestCoast Jazz Invitational – a full day Big Band Showcase in Vancouver, BC!

The BJO performs at 6:30PM – right before the headliner groups: The Vancouver Groove Orchestra and special guests the Randers Big Band touring from Denmark!

There will be numerous fabulous groups performing all day! Come check out as many as you can starting at 12pm.

Day performances are FREE admission! Evening concert: $20. Tickets available online: or at the door.

More information, event participant information and band schedules: Visit the WestCoast Jazz Invitational website.

We look forward to seeing you there!

FINAL SUMMER SERENADE of 2015 – Wed. Aug 26

Summer Serenade 2015 - FINAL

Join the Bruce James Orchestra for our final Summer Serenade concert of Summer, 2015.

Our final show will be full of audience requests, some band favourites from the summer, and lots of great music!

Don’t miss what will be our best concert of the season!

Bring anyone and everyone you know who wants to support live music in their community, and have a harmonious time doing it! 

We hope this show will be record attendance for the ensemble … but that depends on you – our fans!

We look forward to seeing you Wednesday night to send off summer with swing!

Trio Depot Summer Music Festival

JULY 25th, 2015: Don’t Miss this Marvelous Musical Extravaganza!


Share in an evening of musical delight with featured award winning soloists Steve Maddock and Shannon Renning with a musical backdrop provided by the Bruce James Orchestra. From crooner classics to modern day pop favourites, these fine soloists and the Bruce James Orchestra will keep the summer heat going!

See you at the Festival!

More information available from:

It’s a HOT SUMMER … Time for some COOL JAZZ!

BJO Summer Serenade 2015 for FB

Join the Bruce James Orchestra for our weekly SUMMER SERENADE concert series!

Starting Wednesday July 8, 2015, the BJO performs every Wednesday evening throughout the summer (weather permitting) until August 26, 2015 – 7:30-9pm.

Join us at Pitt Meadows’ Spirit Square (at Civic Centre) for am evening of great live entertainment.

Bring a lawn chair, blanket, at least two friends or family members, and your dancin’ shoes!

We look forward to seeing you there!

Great Gatsby Themed Gala Dinner & Dance

Great Gatsby (2)

Join the excitement with Caydance Studios at their Great Gatsby Themed Gala Banquet and Dance!

On Saturday June 6th from 7pm to Midnight at the Executive Plaza Hotel – 405 North Rd, Coquitlam, you’ll be treated to a cocktail reception, a 3-course sit-down dinner, and live music and entertainment provided by the Bruce James Orchestra! Good food, great music and LOTS of dancing awaits! Contact Caydance Studios ( for tickets or more information.

We look forward to seeing you there!



Roaring 20’s Dinner, Dance & Gala Auction – May 9, 2015


Join the Bruce James Orchestra for a night of fun, food, music and dancing to support the fundraising efforts of Archbishop Carney Regional Secondary School.

Dinner, Dance & Gala Auction Saturday, May 9, 2015 – 6:00-11:00PM.

Get your tickets today for the ACRSS Roaring 20’s Dinner, Dance & Gala Auction! Good food, great music, and fabulous silent auction items await! Don’t miss this fabulous event!

Tickets and event info available here:

An amazing night of music and masquerade!

On December 28, 2014, the Bruce James Orchestra was honoured to perform for the Suburban Swing Christmas Masquerade. The dance floor was packed all night with over 290 enthusiastic swing dancers all adorned in beautiful costumes. As always, the BJO had a great time providing live big band music for this amazing group of dancers. Thanks to Jason and Crystal Warner for the invitation. Looking forward to the next show! Valentines Dance?!?! :)

BJO Dec 28