Ali Affleck's Speakeasy Sessions – A Night in New Orleans

Music (jazz, blues)

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  • The Jazz Bar - Partially Seated
  • 20:30
  • Aug 20
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 16+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Ali Affleck and The Copper Cats
  • Warnings and additional info: Venue Age Restriction: Strictly 16+ after 20:00
  • Accessibility:
    Sight not needed
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies are not allowed in the venue
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

This show has performances in multiple locations

Description

Award-winning jazz vocalist, washboarder and early jazz historian Ali resurrects the original outspoken blues and jazz divas who shaped today's music via their passionate and dangerous songs. 'Scotland’s Queen of Vintage Jazz’ (OcWeekly.com), Ali offers an authentic and fun journey back through time to celebrate these groundbreaking (yet forgotten!) first ladies of song. 'A masterclass in real grassroots jazz' ***** (Edinburgh49.org). 'Astounding vocals ***** (San Diego Union-Tribune). ‘A musical storyteller’ (Scotsman). 'No other singer can deliver this kind of material with such authenticity' (BBC Radio Scotland).

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General venue access

  • Sight not needed
  • Accessible entry: Two flights of stairs, totaling 25 steps, down into the space.
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: 20+
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

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The Wee Review (4/5 stars) 119 days ago

Now a local resident but hailing from the land of the show’s title, established jazz musician and singer, Ali Affleck has assembled a brilliant group of musicians to get this speakeasy swinging. Dave Batchelor on the trombone brings a lovely brightness, bounce and a quirky sense of humour to the band....

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