Sat 17th Nov at 7:00pm
Jools Holland & His Rhythm And Blues Orchestra
@ O2 Apollo Manchester, Manchester
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Jools Holland & His Rhythm And Blues Orchestra + Roland Gift + Louise Marshall + Ruby Turner + Jack Savoretti
The boogie-woogie piano master takes his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra on the road once again for what has now become one of the UK's most popular annual tours. The tour will bring Jools' famous 'big-band' sound and the ultimate party experience across the length and breadth of the country, with some very special guests to accompany him.
Also featuring the astounding vocals of Ruby Turner, Louise Marshall and acclaimed trombonist Rico Rodriguez, Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra tour will provide audiences with a foot-stomping show-stopping performance that never ever fails to leave the audience wanting more.
This event takes place at O2 Apollo Manchester, which has achieved Silver Status for disabled access from Attitude Is Everything.
Former Squeeze ivory-tickler and presenter of the legendary Later with Jools Holland. Since learning to play fluently at the tender age of eight, Jools has gone on to become one of the UK's most proficient jazz and blues pianists. Having toured extensively with his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra, his charismatic personality, impeccably good taste and accessible music have made him one of the nations most well-respected, and well-loved, musicians. Jools was awarded an OBE in 2003 for his services to the British music industry. He is married with four children and lives in a world of his own.
Jools Holland & His Rhythm And Blues Orchestra tour dates
Roland Gift was the lead singer of Fine Young Cannibals. The Birmingham trio were one of the biggest bands of the late 80s and scored a number one album with 1989’s The Raw And The Cooked, which included hit singles She Drives Me Crazy and Good Thing. Roland is again writing and touring FYC’s best-loved songs alongside his own new material.
Roland Gift (Fine Young Cannibals) tour dates
Striking vocalist singing rhythm and blues, soul and jazz.
Louise Marshall tour dates
Ruby Turner is renowned for hits such as 'If You're Ready (Come Go With Me)', 'I'd Rather Go Blind' and the No 1 hit single in the US R'n'B chart 'Its Gonna Be Alright'. To date, she has released eight albums, and guested on releases for the likes of Brian Ferry, UB40, Steve Winwood and Jools Holland. This amazing singer/songwriter is blessed with a voice to die for and whether performing jazz, soul or r'n'b. In addition to her solo singing career, Ruby is an accomplished actress on TV, film, and West End stage.
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A bohemian troubadour in a long and sometimes glorious tradition. Maybe you've seen him busking on a street corner, and stopped for a moment, caught by a delicate web of soulful music spun for any passing ear.
Think about Jeff Buckley, Ray LaMontagne, Nick Drake, Ben Harper, Damien Rice. Think of the grit and soul of Richard Ashcroft, the raw emotiveness of Neil Diamond. It's the singer and the song. Jack Savoretti is something special. Just one man and his guitar. This is pure music from the source.
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Venue: O2 Apollo Manchester
Disabled Access: Silver Status
Phone: 08444 777 677
Disabled Bookings: 0161 273 7785
Seating Plan: View the Seating Plan
→ Ardwick 8 min walk
→ Manchester Piccadilly 9 min walk