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

Music (blues, storytelling)

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  • Argyle Cellar Bar - Argyle Cellar Bar
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  • Aug 7-8, 14
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 18+ (Restriction)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Ali Affleck and The Gin Mill Genies
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  • Babes in arms policy: Babies are not allowed in the venue
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
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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' ***** ( 'Astounding Vocals' ***** (San Diego Union-Tribune). 'No other singer can deliver this kind of material with such authenticity' (BBC Scotland).

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