OSWEGO, NY – Harborfest continues its tradition of seniors concerts with a free concert featuring two exciting performers, FritzÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Polka Band and The Sinatra Show.
Scheduled for July 26, the Harborfest Seniors Concert will be begin at noon with one of Central New YorkÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s most honored and unique musical acts, FritzÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Polka Band, bringing its famous Ã¢â‚¬Ëœpolka soundÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ to the Family Stage at Fort Ontario.
Formed in 1978, FritzÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Polka Band has 16 recordings to the its credit as well as numerous awards and accolades from both the Syracuse Area Music Awards (SAMMYS) and the Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame in Euclid, Ohio.
The band has performed with B.B. King at the Blues Club & Grill in New York City; were the first polka band to perform at The China Club in New York City; made history as the first polka band to perform at the famous Metropolitan Club in New York City; and performed at the United States Military Academy at West Point.
It has also had the pleasure of performing with AmericaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Polka King, Frankie Yankovic and CanadaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Polka King, Walter Ostanek.
FritzÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Polka Band provides a one of a kind performance that will leave you wanting more.
Following FritzÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Polka Band will be the swinging sounds of The Sinatra Show, starring the Grammy nominated, Joey Thomas Big Band and the smooth sounds of vocalist Bob Father.
In a celebration of Ã¢â‚¬ËœOl Blue Eyes, The Sinatra Show is a tour de force of the most memorable music and songs of Frank Sinatra.
A true tribute to Ã¢â‚¬Å“The Voice,” The Sinatra Show features the Joey Thomas Big Band performing to perfection, all the original arrangements made famous by Frank Sinatra on his recordings with the Harry James, Tommy Dorsey, Count Basie, and Woody Herman orchestras.
This powerful compilation of Sinatra hits, performed as they were meant to be by a live big band with a true vocal stylist, makes for a moving concert experience that music fans of all ages will not want to miss.
Harborfest is slated for July 23 – 26.
For more information, visit www.oswegoharborfest.com