Perth Festival, Perth
Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra
featuring GILSON LAVIS
with special guest MARC ALMOND
and guest vocalists RUBY TURNER, LOUISE MARSHALL & ROSIE MAE
With support Galia Arad
Doors: 7 pm.
Support act on stage: 7.30 pm – 7.50 pm.
Jools Holland on stage: 8.20 pm. Finish time approx 10.30pm
We are delighted that this concert will be recorded and broadcast on Radio 2 on Friday Night is Music Night as part of the BBC Biggest Weekend.
Pianist, bandleader, singer, composer, television presenter and multiplatinum recording artist Jools Holland returns this year accompanied by special guest Marc Almond and the unforgettable Rhythm & Blues Orchestra. This will be Jool’s ninth visit to Festival. He first came in 1998 to play in Perth City Hall. He is a great favourite with the Festival audience.
We also are delighted to welcome Marc Almond back. Marc first began performing and recording with the new wave duo Soft Cell. Some of their hits included Tainted Love, Bedsitter and Say Hello, Wave Goodbye. He has also had a diverse career as a solo artist and has sold over 30 million records worldwide.
Jools Holland with be performing tracks spanning his entire solo career as well as songs taken from his new duets album ‘Sirens Of Song’, released November 2014. With a catalogue that reaches through decades, a night with Jools Holland will bring you the greatest boogie-woogie party in town.