The Sidney and Berne Davis Art Center is proud to present internet sensation, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Gunhild Carling on Friday, Feb. 9 as the first concert of the 2024 Jazzy Nights Concert Series. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the performance begins at 7:30 p.m.
Sweden’s “Queen of Swing” Gunhild Carling is an internationally acclaimed superstar whose show is a can’t-miss event. Gunhild features great jazz standards from the Speakeasy and Big Band Eras, and traditional New Orleans jazz on an amazing assortment of instruments including trumpet, trombone, harmonica, oboe, harp, flute, piano, banjo, guitar, double bass, ukulele and even bagpipes. She sometimes plays three trumpets at once, sings and breaks out into tap dancing. Tickets are $45 in advance, or $50 day of show.
Additionally, Friday Night at Sidney’s Rooftop will present Hot Buttered Nuggets performing live under the stars on Feb. 9 from 8 to 11 p.m. Donations are encouraged.
More February music at SBDAC:
The Grand Piano Quartet performs Feb. 7 as part of the Chamber Music Series. Join violinist Arnaud Sussmann, violist Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt, cellist Nicholas Canellakis and Gloria Chen on piano for a memorable evening of masterworks. Tickets start at $45.
Vinyl Vibes Series presents The Mersey Beatles on Feb. 16. This Liverpool-based Beatles tribute band was the resident band for over a decade at the world famous Cavern Club, where The Beatles got their start. Vinyl Vibes Series presents David Clark’s All About Joel: A Billy Joel Tribute on Feb. 23. Vinyl Vibes tickets start at $50.
American Virtuosi Gala is scheduled for Feb. 25. The world’s leading chamber musicians will join executive director and violist Jim Griffith, descending on downtown Fort Myers for some extraordinary performances. American Virtuosi is an incredible performance by some of the most celebrated musicians in the genre including Peter Winograd and Caterina Szepes (violin), Paul Neubauer and Jim Griffith (viola) Andrew Armstrong and Rohann De Silva (piano) and cellist Ani Aznavoorian, inviting audiences to take part in an unforgettable evening of fine dining paired with live classical music. The event includes a multi-course dinner and an intimate concert. Gala tickets are $125.
American Virtuosi will perform Feb. 29 at 7:30 p.m. as part of the Chamber Music Series. Tickets start at $45.
The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center is located at 2301 First St. in the historic downtown Fort Myers River District.
For more info and tickets, visit www.sbdac.com or call 239-333-1933.