NightFire is a variety band that has been performing throughout the southeastern United States for various special occasions and corporate events since 1991. Band manager Ken Franks who served in the USAF’s band career field for 8 years, holds a BA in music education and performs as a saxophonist and vocalist for the band. Guitarist and vocalist Charlie Thorne also has a degree in music and has been performing continuously along the east coast of the United States over the past few decades. Vocalist Tina Natoli, a graduate of FSU’s music program is also a seasoned performer who during her career has had the opportunity to perform beside the legendary Les Paul. Percussionist Tim Davis, bassist Clay Suggs and vocalists Jennifer Hawkins and Marlee Ott are all talented musicians who have been travelling and performing nationwide with various groups and have now joined NightFire to complete this dynamic performing group.