Max Raabe and Palast Orchester

. May 14, 2012.

UMS takes a step back into the enchanting era of late night speakeasies and big band sounds with the internationally renowned ensemble Max Raabe and Palast Orchester. The Palast Orchester brings the style and elegance of the Weimar era back under the bright lights with the timeless tunes that resonate from the great dance halls of the 1920 & 30s. The undeniably classy Max Raabe usually dons a tuxedo and croons tunes both from his native Germany as well as classics from this side of the Atlantic like Cheek to Cheek and Singin' in the Rain.  Fans of all genres will delight in this often comical performance that will transport you to the golden age of sophistication. 8pm. $10-$48. Hill Auditorium, 825 N. University. 734-763-8587. www.ums.org

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