Artist Spotlight: Meet The Swingaroos’ Assaf Gleizner

Assaf Gleizner has co-created several shows that have premiered at FST with The Swingaroos, the Swing-era territory band that he started with vocalist Kimberly Hawkey. Now, he is back to highlight the greatest hits of the 1920s-1960s with an all-new show, Jukebox Saturday Night. We sat down with Assaf to learn more about personal connection to music, how he decided to become a musician, and about music’s … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Meet The Swingaroos’ Assaf Gleizner

Artist Spotlight: Meet The Swingaroos’ Kimberly Hawkey

Since 2015, Kimberly Hawkey has created and performed in all-new shows at FST in different Cabarets that highlight the evolution of music with her swing-era territory band, The Swingaroos. This summer, she returns to entertain FST audiences with some jukebox flair while celebrating the sounds of the turn of the century. We sat down with Kimberly to learn more about Jukebox Saturday Night, her favorite songs to … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Meet The Swingaroos’ Kimberly Hawkey

Swingin’ Through the Century

Where could you find Bob Dylan, Motown hits, patriotic anthems, and musical comedians like Spike Jones all in one place? We’ll give you a hint… What machine sat in the corner of almost every diner and soda shop in America for most of the 20th century? You guessed it! The jukebox. Now Sarasota’s favorite swing-era territory band, The Swingaroos, are back at FST to explore … Continue reading Swingin’ Through the Century