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The Birdwatchers: A Harmonious Evening of Acoustic Ukulele at Fogartyville in Sarasota, April 12

| Suncoast Post Staff |

On Friday, April 12 at 8 p.m., Fogartyville will be alive with the enchanting melodies of acoustic ukulele trio, The Birdwatchers. Hailing from Utah, this talented group combines tight, three-part harmonies with a unique ensemble of tenor, baritone, and bass ukuleles, alongside guitar, creating a rich and captivating sound.

About The Birdwatchers

The Birdwatchers’ repertoire is a delightful mix of classics from a bygone era, modern and charming numbers, and their own unusual original tunes. Their performance promises to transport audiences to a world of nostalgic bliss and toe-tapping joy.

Special Guests

Joining The Birdwatchers is the talented “FUNsician” Kirk Jones from Alabama, who will bring his own spirited take on ukulele playing to the stage. Additionally, country rock duo Vincent and Norine Mungo from Tampa will add their unique flair to the evening’s lineup.

Ukulele Workshops

For ukulele enthusiasts, both beginners and experienced players alike, there will be workshops earlier in the day. Kirk Jones will lead a workshop at 2 p.m., followed by The Birdwatchers at 3 p.m. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn from these skilled musicians and enhance your ukulele playing skills.

Event Details

  •     Date & Time: Friday, April 12, workshops at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., concert at 8 p.m.
  • Venue: Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center, 525 Kumquat Court.
  • Tickets: $22 for WSLR+Fogartyville members, $26 for non-members, and $13 for students (13+).

How to Get Tickets:

Secure your tickets for The Birdwatchers concert and the ukulele workshops by visiting WSLR or calling 941-894-6469. Tickets can also be purchased at the door.


Audiences are advised to enter the performance space from the alleyway.

Don’t miss this magical evening of acoustic ukulele music at Fogartyville. Immerse yourself in the beautiful harmonies and enchanting melodies of The Birdwatchers, along with the vibrant performances of Kirk Jones, Vincent and Norine Mungo. Get your tickets now and experience the joy of live music in Sarasota!

For more information about The Birdwatchers, visit their website at

Photo from Fogartyville

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