The All-American Song Fest at “Free Fridays” Concert Series Features Showtune Shenanigans July 5


Showtune Shenanigans performs at the “Free Fridays” special edition All-American Song Fest on Friday, June 5. This celebration of America’s birthday is held annually at “Free Fridays” on the first Friday in July.

Showtune Shenanigans is a duo featuring John Lowe (piano/vocals), who is the director of music and organist at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, and local actor/singer/ musician Will Winter (vocals/dance/costumed characters). For the All-American Song Fest, the duo has added vocalists Hunter Henderson and Michael Ekbladh, and drummer Rob Rothschild.

Themed “The Great American Songbook,” the repertoire includes a variety of all-American songs including show tunes, Broadway hits, songs celebrating Independence Day and pop hits from The Beach Boys, Hall & Oates and Neil Diamond.

“Free Fridays” is presented by the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department and is funded in part by a Tourist Development Tax Grant from the Alachua County Board of County Commissioners in conjunction with the Alachua County Tourist Development Council. The entire “Free Fridays” 2019 schedule may be viewed at The Bo Diddley Plaza is located at 111 E. University Ave. in downtown Gainesville.