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February 2019

From the Blues of Bessie Smith to the Jazz of Billie Holiday and Beyond!

February 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Zion Bristol, Bishopsworth Road
Bristol, BS13 7LW United Kingdom
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£10 - £18.50

Come along for an alternative Valentines night out! For many the enduring image of a Blues singer is that of a single man playing a guitar, but the first commercial Blues singers to become household names were women. In the 1920's Bessie Smith was the biggest star of the Blues. In her early teens Billie Holiday heard Bessie Smith's recordings, often accompanied by Louis Armstrong. She said of her own music that she wanted the power of Bessie Smith and…

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For more info or to book for ticketed events call Jess on 0117 923 1212 or email info@zionbristol.co.uk

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