Trinity Southport Presents Swing Band Show, May 15


Southport, CT - One of New York’s most beloved jazz and swing bands -- Svetlana and the Delancey Five -- will perform a rare local area concert on the front lawn of Trinity Episcopal Church on Saturday May 15 at 3:00 pm. This special event is open to ALL members of the community regardless of their religious affiliation.

Led by vocalist Svetlana Shmulyian, the internationally-known quintet plays a high-energy combination of 1920s-40s jazz and swing standards along with contemporary original music, all backed by the band members' harmonizing and virtuoso instrumentals. Svetlana and the Delancey Five has headlined many sold-out shows in the US, including such premier venues as the Blue Note, Iridium, and Joe's Pub. The band has toured internationally, appeared on national and international TV programs, and been featured in numerous news and music publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, All About Jazz, Broadway World, and more.

“We’re enormously proud to present Svetlana and the Delancey Five to our community,” said Robert Kwan, Music Director at Trinity Southport. “This will be a fun, family event that will make everyone smile. We are looking forward to an afternoon of great jazz and swing favorites geared toward all ages. There will be something for everyone.”

COVID CONSIDERATIONS: To comply with federal, state, and local guidelines, social distancing measures will be in place. All attendees should wear masks and be registered in advance for contact tracing purposes. Attendance at the event will be limited to 100 and no one will be admitted without tickets and advance registration. People should bring their own chairs.

The performance is the latest in Trinity’s “Music Under the Spire” series.

Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for students and seniors, $50 for a family (1-2 adults; unlimited students); children 10 and under are free.

WHAT:            New York Jazz and Swing Band Svetlana and the Delancey Five
WHEN:            Saturday, May 15th at 3:00 p.m.
RAIN DATE:   Sunday, May 16th at 3:00 p.m.
WHERE:         Trinity Episcopal Church, 651 Pequot Avenue at the Corner of Center Street, Southport, CT
COST:             Tickets are $20 for adults; $10 for students and seniors; $55 for a family (1-2 adults; unlimited students); Children 10 and under are free.
TICKETS:       Purchase online here


About Trinity Episcopal Church

Trinity Episcopal Church is located in the historic seaside district of Southport at 651 Pequot Avenue (at Center Street) and welcomes seekers of all denominations. Trinity’s mission is to provide a vibrant 21st century Episcopal community that inspires spiritual growth, nurtures genuine connections and promotes charitable service. Trinity is active in the greater community and holds several benefit events throughout the year.

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