Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Helios Swingtet Plays Jazz in the Stacks on April 15

The 7-piece Helios Swingtet with Bryan Hughes perform on the Jazz in the Stacks concert at the West St. Petersburg Community Libray on April 15 at 7:30 !  It's free, so come on out and enjoy the music.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Helios Plays Spy Music - Tuesday, Feb. 18 on the St. Petersburg Jazz Festival!

Tuesday, February 18

License to Thrill - Helios Plays Spy Music from TV & Film!
7:30 PM
St. Petersburg College Music Center
6605 Fifth Ave. North, St. Petersburg

 For the opening concert of the St. Petersburg Jazz Festival, the expanded 22-piece Helios Jazz Orchestra performs spy music from TV & film with guest singers Denise Moore, Bryan Hughes, Tomika Waldon & Andrea Moraes Manson. James Bond, Austin Powers, Get Smart, Mission Impossible & more are featured in this concert of great jazzy theme music!  General admission is $10 only at the door.

Saturday, November 16, 2013

NOVA Noel with Helios - Tuesday, Dec. 17

It's a special holiday show with the helios Jazz Orchestra back at the swanky NOVA 535 on Tuesday, December 17!
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Photos with Santa
7:30 pm – 10:00 pm HELIOS 18-Piece Jazz Big Band

Bryan Hughes is the guest singer. It’s musical potpourri. We’ll feature Rat Pack, New Orleans, holiday & Swing music.

Friday, October 18, 2013

Helios Jazz Orchestra & Singer Tomika Waldon - Nov. 12

The next Helios Jazz Orchestra concert is Tuesday, Nov. 12 at the SPC Music Center! Our special guest singer is Tomika Waldon and we'll play music inspired by New Orleans. Tomika toured with CeeLo Green.

The concert starts at 7:30 PM. Admission is only $5 at the door.  The SPC Music Center is located on the campus of St. Petersburg College at 6605 Fifth Ave. North in St. Petersburg.  This link is a map of the campus:

Sunday, August 25, 2013

We're Back! Helios on Tuesday, September 10

The Helios Jazz Orchestra returns after a little summer vacation with a concert at the Music Center at St. Petersburg College on Tuesday, September 10 at 7:30 PM.  The concert will feature Swing, Latin jazz and a few of the band member's favorite charts.
Admission is only $5 at the door. The 320-seat Music Center is located at 6605 5th Ave. North in St. Petersburg.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Helios On Vacation

The Helios Jazz Orchestra will be taking the summer off from performances at NOVA 535.  We will return in September!


David Manson

Friday, May 3, 2013

Mad Party at NOVA 535 with Helios & Bryan Hughes on May 21

It's a Mad Party with the best of the Rat Pack from singer Bryan Hughes and the Helios Jazz Orchestra, directed by David Manson. Dress up, knock back a few cocktails and dance to an 18-piece jazz big band.

Join the Mad Party on Tuesday, May 21 at the swanky NOVA 535 event center. With dancing, catered treats, a full bar and free valet parking in the amazing NOVA 535 - this is the Tuesday "be there" event! Admission is $15.

The party begins at 7 PM.  NOVA 535 is located at 535 Dr. M. L. King Jr Street N in St. Petersburg, Florida. See