Below are upcoming Beverley Knight - Rye Jazz & Blues Festival events happening in Winchelsea and the surrounding area. You can add your own events here.
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|Saturday, 24th August 2019 from 7:00pm|
St Mary's Church Tower
Rye Parish Church Of St Mary
The Rye international jazz and blues festival proudly present a special headline concert with the Queen of British Soul Beverley Knight on Saturday 24th August in the stunning setting of St Mary’s Church Rye as part of the Summer Festival.
Beverley celebrates an incredible 25 years as a major performing and recording artist in 2019 and she will be performing in Rye with her eight piece band. This is an incredibly rare opportunity to see Beverley perform in such a close up and intimate setting….demand for tickets will be extremely high so book early to avoid disappointment.
Beverley’s outstanding live performances have gained her a legion of famous fans over the years, from David Bowie to Prince, Stevie Wonder to Quincy Jones. She has collaborated on stage and on record with the likes of Prince, Jamiroquai, Bryan Adams, Ronnie Wood, Carlos Santana, Andrea Bocelli, Jools Holland, Jamie Cullum, Joss Stone, Take That and Chaka Kahn. .
In the summer of 2012, Beverley wowed a 1 billion viewing audience with an outstanding rendition of the song “I Am What I Am’, in the finale of the London 2012 Paralympics Opening Ceremony. She has sold over a million albums, including four gold certified albums and has sold out the Royal Albert Hall three times. Beverley Knight has been one of the UK’s most consistent artists for over two decades, scoring several Top 10 albums, including the platinum selling Voice: The Best Of Beverley Knight. Her latest album ‘Soulsville’ was released in June 2016 and went straight into the UK Top 10. She was awarded an MBE by the Queen in 2007 for services to British music and charity, has won three MOBO Awards, and been nominated for Best Female at the Brit Awards three times and for the prestigious Mercury Music Prize.