Ali Affleck's Torching the Blues – Blues and Torch Songs from the 1920s to the 1950s

Music (blues, storytelling)

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  • The Jazz Bar - Partially Seated
  • 20:30
  • Aug 13
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 18+ (Restriction)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Ali Affleck and The Gin Mill Genies
  • Warnings and additional info: Venue Age Restriction: Strictly 16+ after 20:00
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies are not allowed in the venue
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
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This show has performances in multiple locations

Description

Award-winning jazz vocalist Ali, with a heavy hitting band of internationally acclaimed musicians, resurrects the original outspoken blues and torch song divas. Bessie Smith, Ma Rainey, Dinah Washington and their peers all helped to shape today's music with their passionate, wild and dangerous songs. Scotland’s ‘Queen of Vintage Jazz and Blues' (OC Weekly). 'A masterclass in real grassroots jazz' ***** (Edinburgh49.org). 'Astounding Vocals' ***** (San Diego Union-Tribune). 'No other singer can deliver this kind of material with such authenticity' (BBC Scotland).

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Two flights of stairs, totaling 25 steps, down into the space.
  • Wheelchair access type: Information not supplied
  • 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

Dates, Times and Prices