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Kew The Music 2014: Jools Holland & His Rhythm And Blues Orchestra + Marc Almond + Melanie C
Kew the Music will be moving to an exciting new location in 2014! There will be the same great picnic concerts but, after 30 years, they will now be in a different part of the Gardens.
This year's headliners have been announced as Elvis Costello (solo in concert), Björn Again, Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, Simple Minds and Bill Bailey.
See www.kew.org/visit-kew-gardens/whats-on/kew-the-music/ for further information.
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.
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The former Soft Cell frontman is also well established as an internationally acclaimed and successful solo artist. He has sold over 30 million records worldwide and is an icon and influence to a generation of musicians.
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Born in Liverpool, Melanie Chisholm hit the public eye as Mel C - one fifth of girl power supergroup Spice Girl. When the girls went their own way, Sporty Spice became Melanie C: Indie Rocker with her top selling album 'Northern Star'. Since going solo back in 1999, Melanie has enjoyed 2 number 1 singles, 6 Top 10 singles and over 3 million album sales.
Over the past few years she has gone on the road with The Spice Girls for their acclaimed Reunion Tour, given birth to daughter Scarlet and made her theatrical debut, playing the part of Mrs Johnstone in West End hit Blood Brothers, for which she received an Olivier nomination for 'Best Actress in a Musical' and was shortlisted in the London Evening Standard Theatre awards in Milton Shulman's 'Outstanding Newcomer' category.
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