Nova Scotia fiddlers Andrea Beaton and Troy MacGillivray and premier Canadian highland stepdancer Sabra MacGillivray bring a bit of Cape Breton to St. Peterburg. Andrea`s new CD, "Branches," is nominated for the 2010 ECMA Instrumental Recording of the Year. Troy has received two ECMA awards. Sabra has received many awards for highland dance.
As part of Manatee Jazz Fest, the Manatee Village Historical Park is pleased to welcome a performance by the Southeast High School band in the historic 1887 Church. Come for the jazz, stay for the history! A food vendor will be on hand with tasty fare perfect for a picnic under the oaks. The Park is located at 1404 Manatee Avenue East, Bradenton, FL 34208. Sponsored by R.B.
An informal lecture on Mendelssohn's oratorio Elijah by the the Interim Artistic Director of the Master Chorale of Tampa Bay, Dr Joseph Holt. Musical portions will be sung by members of the Chorale and Concordia Vocal Ensemble.
Come experience Manatee County’s pioneer past through hands on activities, demonstrations, tours and much more. This year we are especially pleased to welcome entertainment by Meg Newsome - leading lady at Manatee Players, the Manatee County Cloggers, and The Dream Classics.
Danish violinist Svend Asmussen, who makes his winter home in our area, has had a remarkable career spanning more than 70 years. We'll hear several of his recordings this Saturday, on the eve of his 94th birthday. Bob Seymour also previews the upcoming Sarasota Jazz Festival, and this week's Monday Night Jazz concert on the USF campus.