The Grand Coulee Dam big-band era
Last updated 8/19/2020 at 8:04am
In January 1950, a group of community leaders formed the Grand Coulee Dam Athletic Association to fund community athletic teams.
To help provide funding, the association booked nationally recognized dance bands to the Coulee Dam high school gym.
A member from the association had a close contact within the Music Corporation of America, which was the nation's largest booking agency for famous-n...