Gritty Mississippi Delta songbird Bronwynne Brent is returning to the UK next month to perform material from past releases as well as a brand new album ‘Undercover’ over the course of an extensive three-week long tour. Brent has twice carried off the Best Female Performer title in our annual Reader’s Poll here at AUK and various BBC radio presenters continue to champion her where the singer, who has been compared to Billie Holiday, Peggy Lee and Amy Winehouse, previously recorded a studio session with Whispering Bob Harris who described her as “really special” (in the nice sense of that word).
Once again she will be on tour in trio format, accompanied by some nice players on guitar and bass. Brent created a big impression when she was flown in for her own show at Celtic Connections a couple of years back and is a favourite at the Top Secret Blues Festival, held annually in Scarborough (where she will round off this latest visit on March 22). Here are those dates.
Bronwynne Brent UK Dates Spring 2020:
Wed March 4: The Atkinson Theatre, Southport
Thurs 5: Kitchen Garden Café. Kings Heath, Birmingham
Fri 6: Selby Town Hall
Sat 7: Fishery Wharf Café, Boxmoor, Hemel Hempstead
Sun 8: Whitstable Sessions, Kent
Tues 10: Green Note, Camden
Wed 11: Old Ship Inn, Lowdham
Thurs 12: Courtroom Sessions, Town Hall, Middlesbrough
Fri 13: Doncaster Roots @ Ukrainian Centre
Sun 15: The Live Room at Caroline Club, Saltaire
Mon 16: Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh
Tues 17: Craigdarroch Arms Hotel, Moniave
Wed 18: Performing Arts Centre, Kilbarchan
Thurs 19: Acoustic Music Club, Kirkcaldy
Fri 20: Fallen Angels Club at Glad Café, Glasgow
Sat 21: Toll Gavel Methodist Church, Beverley
Sun 22: Top Secret Blues Festival (early afternoon)
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