Jazz and Blues at the BreweryYorkshire Dales Brewery | Abbey Works | DL83BJ
June 9 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
A fantastic afternoon of Jazz and Blues at the Brewery. Live music from Kiki deVille, Martin Connor and Ben Lawrence.
Kiki deVille – Just born to be on stage, Australia’s sweetheart, Miss Kiki deVille, continues to delight her audiences the length and breadth of the globe. She secured a place on team Will.I.Am on BBC’s the Voice UK and went on in the show to battle the incredible James Byron. Kiki’s inimitable style and charisma left Will.I.Am in tears when he had to send her home. Kiki continues to honour her Blues music roots, and performing with piano accompaniment, this is a show not to be missed! “You need your own show!” Will.I.Am.
Martin Connor – A Stalwart of the UK funk, soul and blues scene for some 15 years, Martin’s voice ranges from a powerful soul soaked whale to the prettiest of croons. Martin has recorded. performed and collaborated with many bands over the years, most notably 11- piece UK Latin powerhouse The Bugalu Foundation with which he received plaudits and radio play from Craig Charles on his Funk & Soul show (BBC 6 music) Influences include Nina Simone, Sam Cooke, Marvin Gaye, Bob Marley and Bill Withers amongst many others. He is Currently part of Manchester soul band The 745’s and working on his first solo release due in September of this year. Martin will be accompanied by guitarist James Girling (Agbeko, Lieko quintet, Artephis) who is a very exciting and gifted young musician with roots in Jazz and Classical.
plus Ben Lawrence – Our talented musician from Durham filling in the afternoon with bluesy tunes on keyboards….