PushPlay Band

PushPlay keeps events exciting and guests entertained with a variety of music from 70s to current rock, pop, soul, R&B, country and current Top 40 hits. 

The former musicians in the band Swivel Hip,  Zack Kitto (lead vocalist), Vlad Kary (guitar and backing vocals) and David LittleJohn (keyboard and backing vocals) added the following new talent to form the PushPlay band:  Gary King (bass guitar, backing vocals) andDrew Truzy (drums, backing vocals).   In their first 6 months of existence as Swivel Hip, they earned  the 2014 GO LIVE PLUS Award in the Party/Dance Cover Band Category for the greater Raleigh/Triangle area, based upon votes by fans.

They attribute their incredible fan support to their diverse set list covering all genres, their crowd interaction, and the fact that they have over 100 years of combined performance experience. Their extensive and diverse song list and professional approach make them the perfect band for festivals, special events, corporate events, weddings, and clubs.

The band has performed on both local and national levels, and has played international dates in Germany, Holland, Poland, Hungary and more.

This is a real customer service oriented band that understands each client is different with their needs and wants. They aim to please!  They are committed to making each event special and unforgettable.  The band is an event planner’s dream: high-energy and fun while also professional, flexible, and adaptable.

Their extensive and diverse song list and professional approach make them the perfect band for festivals, special events, corporate events, weddings, and clubs.

 

Swivel Hip Testimonials

North Carolina Pickel Festival

"SwivelHip is THE premier party band. I booked them to perform at the 2015 North Carolina Pickle Festival in Mount Olive and the crowd loved them. I rarely bring the same band back two years in the row, but due to the overwhelming positive response, I have booked them to perform again at our 2016 festival. SwivelHip is a dynamic, fun-loving, highly-energy band that performs a diverse group of songs that would be perfect for any special event or occasion. They engage the audience and their music MAKES you want to dance. I have seen this band perform at various venues (inside and outside) and each time, their entertaining performance reminds me why I and everyone else loves them so much. As we say in Mount Olive, this band is DILLightful. They Rock!”

Julie R. Beck, Chairperson, North Carolina Pickle Festival; President, Mount Olive Area Chamber of Commercehttp://ncpicklefest.org/

Swivel Hip Band
2015-12-09T22:40:25+00:00

Julie R. Beck, Chairperson, North Carolina Pickle Festival; President, Mount Olive Area Chamber of Commercehttp://ncpicklefest.org/

"SwivelHip is THE premier party band. I booked them to perform at the 2015 North Carolina Pickle Festival in Mount Olive and the crowd loved them. I rarely bring the same band back two years in the row, but due to the overwhelming positive response, I have booked them to perform again at our 2016 festival. SwivelHip is a dynamic, fun-loving, highly-energy band that performs a diverse group of songs that would be perfect for any special event or occasion. They engage the audience and their music MAKES you want to dance. I have seen this band perform at various venues (inside and outside) and each time, their entertaining performance reminds me why I and everyone else loves them so much. As we say in Mount Olive, this band is DILLightful. They Rock!”

GO LIVE AWARDS

“First Category tonight.... Cover Band (Party/Dance) Nominees: Crush Raleigh Nc, Love Tribe, Redline Band Raleigh NC, Supersonic, SwivelHip, The Soul Psychedelique.  And the winner is............... (3 of the acts were REALLY close in votes) SwivelHip Congrats, you've won the 1st annual GoLive Awards honor of Best Cover Band (Party/Dance)! You will receive a month of FREE advertising with GoLive, a specially designed 'Award Winner' graphic to use on the web, flyers, etc. and bragging rights! SwivelHip is a new band to the scene (est. June 2014), but have made quite the name for themselves...and it shows! The votes were overwhelming in this category.”

Amy Dren, GO LIVE PLUS

Swivel Hip Band
2015-12-09T23:19:37+00:00

Amy Dren, GO LIVE PLUS

“First Category tonight.... Cover Band (Party/Dance) Nominees: Crush Raleigh Nc, Love Tribe, Redline Band Raleigh NC, Supersonic, SwivelHip, The Soul Psychedelique.  And the winner is............... (3 of the acts were REALLY close in votes) SwivelHip Congrats, you've won the 1st annual GoLive Awards honor of Best Cover Band (Party/Dance)! You will receive a month of FREE advertising with GoLive, a specially designed 'Award Winner' graphic to use on the web, flyers, etc. and bragging rights! SwivelHip is a new band to the scene (est. June 2014), but have made quite the name for themselves...and it shows! The votes were overwhelming in this category.”

Swivel Hip performs within a 500 mile radius of Raleigh, NC.  They specialize in corporate, private and wedding events! They also play select clubs in the region if you would like to audition them personally.

Festival Performances. After forming in 2014, SwivelHip has quickly developed a strong following in the Raleigh area, performing almost 50 times during their first year of existence, including the following events:

  • Napper Tandys, Raleigh, NC
  • The Big Easy, Raleigh, NC
  • Pipers Tavern, Raleigh, NC
  • Social 165, Pinehurst, NC
  • First Friday, Raleigh, NC
  • Jacks Waterfront Bar, Morehead City, NC
  • Tiebreakers, Greenville, NC
  • NC Pickle Festival, Mt. Olive, NC
  • Tony’s Oyster Bar, Cary, NC
  • 42nd Street Oyster Bar, Raleigh, NC
  • Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant, Nags Head, NC
  • Tir Na Nog Raleigh, NC
  • Wild Wing Café, Raleigh, NC
  • Chefs 105, Morehead City, NC
  • Riders in the Country, Randleman, NC
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