The Celebration of Swing

Next date: Sunday, 10 July 2022 | 03:00 PM to 05:10 PM

Celebration of Swing at Frankston Arts Centre

Nostalgic, unforgettable music from the most famous big bands of the 1940s.

Important Update: This event was previously advertised for an earlier date and was rescheduled due to pandemic restrictions affecting the original performance date


Event Description

Nostalgic, unforgettable music from the most famous big bands of the 1940s. This Concert Spectacular will feature 15 Australian musicians and singers, plus showcase two esteemed singers, Gregg Arthur and Jackie Cooper and Australia’s top instrumental jazz soloists.

Musical Director, John Morrison is recognised as one of our nation’s leading jazz drummers, band leader and educator.

The concert’s music repetoire will highlight the greatest Big Band hits of the 1940’s, featuring the music of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Harry James,Benny Goodman and more.

This music is still recognised after 85 years...timeless icons of our culture.


Presented by The Merchants of Bollywood P/L

Australian Government - RISE Fund

COVID-Safe Plan

Our COVID-Safe Plan outlines recent changes, which we ask that you comply with when visiting the Frankston Arts Centre. We want to keep our audiences, performers, crew and staff safe and healthy so we can enjoy arts, entertainment and events together! You can view our COVID-Safe changes outlined in full detail here.

Pre-Show Cocktail Party

This is the perfect way to enjoy your theatre experience - be treated to a complimentary arrival drink and then a delicious menu of canapés to set the scene. You can mingle with other theatre guests or claim a seating area to catch up with friends. 

Members $50 per member

Full $55 per person

Menu - 40’s/50’s casual American food theme

  • Mini cheese burgers
  • Southern fried chicken wings with ranch sauce
  • Crumbed fish and chips with tartare
  • SPAM, pea and chorizo croquette
  • Pepperoni pizzetta
  • Banana Split

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  • Sunday, 10 July 2022 | 03:00 PM - 05:10 PM

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