Live from the Lawn: Big Ray & The Kool Kats

Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 7pm

Gudelsky Gazebo


Live from the Lawn:
Big Ray & The Kool Kats

Get on your feet! Trumpeter Ray Caddell leads this band of uber-seasoned musicians, ready to turn on a dime from big band to dance hits to pop and R&B favorites—plus Motown, Sinatra, and so much more. Big Ray and the Kool Kats can turn a hot summer night into an unforgettable event with a 4-piece rhythm section, 4 sizzling horn players, and multiple vocalists. 

Summer favorites like barbecue and sangria, plus weekly specials, are available for purchase from Ridgewells’ Tempo Grill starting at 5pm. View the menu. July 26 special: “big bad shrimp” cocktail.
Big Ray & The Kool Kats

Live from the Lawn Concert Tips

No tickets needed.


  PARKING $5.20 in Metro garage, payable with credit or SmarTrip card. Free parking on a space-available basis until 7pm for Strathmore Members at the 2 Star level and above with VIP passes and vehicles with disability tags.

  SEATING Low-rise chairs and small coolers welcome outside only. No pets, please.


  THE SHOW GOES ON! In case of inclement weather, concerts are moved indoors. Visit or follow Strathmore on Facebook and Twitter for up-to-date information.


  Strathmore is a smoke-free campus.

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