The Studebakers, known for their beautiful vocal blends and swinging harmonies will appear as part of The TexARTS Cabaret Series on Friday, February 22 at 8p.m. Expect to rediscover those marvelous melodies from the 1920's, '30's and '40's in an evening that will feature such hits as, "Mr. Sandman," "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" and "Dream a Little Dream of Me." The Studebakers have been a staple of the Austin music scene for over 20 years and are known for their fresh renditions of the classics made famous by the Andrews Sisters, Ella Fitzgerald, Louie Armstrong and others.
Austin Haller and Kara Bliss, along with Pat Harris, will take the TexARTS cabaret stage in their show entitled Spring Forward, March 8-9 at 7:30 p.m. This trio has dazzled audiences with their interpretations of jazz standards and other musical gems from the American songbook. The set list will include "Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most," "Lush Life," "Too Darn Hot" as well as other great songs from composers, Cole Porter, Harold Arlen, George Gershwin and more.
Austin Haller and Kara Bliss are no strangers to the TexARTS stage. Haller previously served as music director of the TexARTS professional productions of Ain't Misbehavin', Golf, the Musical, and [title of show]. Bliss, an Austin Critics Table Award Winner, has appeared in over 40 Austin area musicals including TexARTS' [title of show]
Both acts will play the TexARTS Kam and James Morris Theatre, 2300 Lohman's Spur, Austin, TX 78734. Doors open one hour prior to curtain. Single tickets and cocktail table seating are available. For tickets and information call the TexARTS Box Office at 512-852-9079 x101 or visit www.tex-arts.org.
TexARTS is a non-profit organization that offers year-round classes in acting, voice, ballet and dance as well as completely staged youth and professional productions. TexARTS is recognized throughout the region for its professional theatre and educational programs.