LYME REGIS JAZZ & BLUES WEEKEND | Friday 26th-Monday 29th May

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LYME REGIS JAZZ & BLUES WEEKEND

THE JIVE ACES with AMY BAKER  – Friday 26 May

Doors open: 7.30pm

Onstage : 8pm

Running time: 2 hours (approx)

Tickets: £18 seated/£15 standing

UK’s No1 swing and jive group, The Jive Aces, have an international reputation for delivering a spectacular high energy stage show guaranteed to get you on your feet – or dancing in your seat! From swinging originals to R&B classics, this sextet, and the vocal talents of Amy Baker, promises a night of infectious musical mayhem and rollicking good fun.

RUBY TURNER  – Saturday 27 May

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Doors open: 7.30pm

Onstage : 8pm

Running time: 2 hours (approx)

Tickets: £25 (all seated)

Ruby Turner, Britain’s very own R&B queen, best known for her work with the Jools Holland R&B Orchestra, is simply one of the best female singers in Britain today – combining the vocal power of Janis Joplin with the gospel soul of Aretha Franklin. This is a rare opportunity to hear Ruby perform with her own band. A musical treat from a musical powerhouse.

 

SWING UNLIMITED ALL STARS BIG BAND – Sunday 28 May

Doors open: 4pm

Onstage : 4.30pm

Running time: 90 mins (approx)

Tickets: £12 (all seated)

The Swing Unlimited All Stars Big Band brings the music of Count Basie bang up to date in their new show, The Count Basie Project, featuring old favourites and new arrangements and originals never performed before. In this hugely exciting, exhilarating and entertaining show, the All Stars swing for all they’re worth to deliver big band bliss.

 

WILLE & THE BANDITS  – Sunday 28 May

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Doors open: 7.30pm

Onstage : 8pm

Running time: 2.5 hours (approx)

Tickets: £14 (seated)/£12 (standing)

The blues-bending band from Cornwall is one of the best live acts in the country, having played with Deep Purple, Joe Bonamassa and Status Quo. This three piece combo fuses the spirit of Jimi Hendrix with the Delta blues, mixing slide guitar, gritty vocals and pulsating beats to create a unique exhilarating British blues sound. Supported by Adam Sweet.