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Sophisticated Swing coming to Pelham

By The Tribune

Sophistcated Swing performs this Thursday at Peace Park in Pelham. Supplied photo

Sophistcated Swing performs this Thursday at Peace Park in Pelham. Supplied photo

Step back in time with traditional swing music of the 40s and 50s as Sophisticated Swing takes to the Fonthill Bandshell this Thursday at Peace Park in Pelham.

Nineteen musicians and vocalists from across the Golden Horseshoe area work together to create that big band sound of the past, and play and sing music that audiences want to hear, says a release from Fonthill Bandshell Concerts series organizers.
 
Founded in 1999 by trombonist Carl Hamilton, Sophisticated Swing also has a large repertoire of the best tunes of the 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's and to the present.

The group performs Thursday, July 20, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., and the concert is sponsored by Young Sod Farms. For more information, visit fonthillbandshell.com.

While each of the concerts are sponsored by various businesses, a bucket is passed around during each show to collect funds to help offset the costs associated with running the event.


Here is the schedule for the rest of the series
July 20: Sophisticated Swing
July 27: Shakura S’Aida
August 3: The Last Waltz
August 10: Abbamania
August 17: The Shuffle Demons
August 24: The Sounds of Motown
August 31: The Story of Rock ’n’ Roll
September: Blame It On Their Roots