Bare-Knuckle Goddess: The Immortal Billie Holiday and Her Handpicked Favourites

Music (jazz, blues)

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  • Babes in arms policy: Babies are not allowed in the venue
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
Dates, Times and Prices

This show has performances in multiple locations


Award-winning Ali, Scotland’s ‘queen of vintage jazz’ (, presents songs chosen by Billie herself along with top picks by Billie's closest friends and bandmates. 'Affleck is not a household name yet she soon will be' (BBC Radio Scotland). Scottish Jazz Awards, Best Jazz Vocalist 2014, nominated 2017/2018. Early booking advised for this intimate performance. 'The real deal' (Clive Anderson). ‘Musical storyteller’ (Scotsman). 'Astounding vocals' ***** (San Diego Tribune). ‘Vivacious stage presence’ (Herald). 'Outstanding' ***** ( 'Breath-taking interpretation… stunning... was at times blistering' (

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Performance space and toilets are down a flight of stairs.
  • Wheelchair access type: Information not supplied
  • Stairs: 11- 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