One of those rare singers that tells a genuine story with her music, through her passionate performance and naturally warm voice, it’s a beguiling combination that’s hard to resist. One of the UK’s finest singers in any genre” TIME OUT
Following several tours of villages in counties throughout the north and the Midlands, jazz singer and songwriter, Juliet Kelly, takes the road less travelled once again with her acclaimed “Celebrating the Divas of Jazz” show. Her tribute to the jazz singers that have inspired her has proved to be extremely popular and has attracted sell-out and capacity audiences.
The London-based vocalist who has taken the jazz scene by storm with her distinctive velvety voice, mesmerising songs and Glam Jazz style will perform songs by some of the most loved singers including Nina Simone, Billie Holiday and Sarah Vaughan. Less well-known singers are also represented and Juliet’s performance introduces the audience to lesser-known gems as well as showcasing popular favourites.
Juliet has worked with several outstanding musicians including Courtney Pine, Talvin Singh and Seb Rochford and supported high profile performers such as Georgie Fame and Take 6. Her three critically acclaimed albums have won her many fans and she has performed sell-out shows in venues around the UK as well as in Italy, Germany, Greece and Russia.
After releasing three albums of mostly original songs, Juliet goes back to basics and pays tribute to those wonderful singers and songs that have influenced her. This show allows her to take the audience on a journey that revisits some of the most popular songs and singers, but you may also discover some hidden treasures!
A tour of UK village halls has always been on Juliet’s wish list, and she has had a wonderful time taking the show to some of the most beautiful rural parts of the country.
Fri 24 May – 7.30pm New Perspectives –Entertaining Angels
With so many rural communities concerned about the potential closure of their local church, yet so few people actually attending church services, this play looks at what people mean when they say that the church is at the heart of the community.
The compelling story of a rural parish in decline, a parish priest facing both a crisis of faith and the collapse of his marriage, and the strange figure who arrives in the village one day with an answer to everyone’s prayers.
A powerful evening of theatre for believers and non-believers alike from this highly acclaimed East Midlands based company.