America the Epic – The Hot Jazz and Blues Roots That Changed the World

Music (jazz, blues)

  • Le Monde - Shanghai
  • 21:00
  • Aug 16-20
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 12+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Ali Affleck and The Traveling Janes
  • Warnings and additional info: None
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies are not allowed in the venue
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
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Forget 'Party like Gatsby'; This is the real deal! A fresh new show featuring an international band of women who play authentic old-time music and know the history. Featuring low-slung blues and scorching jazz hits from 1851-1933. Come discover what Tents, Trains and Traveling Janes meant during this pivotal time. Wild music was created and the pioneering bandleaders were wilder still! 'Outstanding' ***** ( ‘Vivacious stage presence’ (Herald). 'Not a household name yet – but soon will be' (BBC Sounds). ‘Musical storyteller’ (Scotsman). Early booking advised!

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