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BESSIE * BILLIE * DINAH ~ Empress, Lady & Queen of Blues

29 Feb 2020 - 14 Mar 2020
Next Occurrence : 29 Feb 2020
8:00 PM - 9:45 PM
Price from $25.00


Over Two Incredible Nights Only for Adelaide Fringe's 60th Anniversary.

Bonnie Lee Galea’s Jazz in Cheek Quartet bring you songs & stories of Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday and Dinah Washington.

Join us in celebrating the lives and music of three musical giants of the early 20th century.
* One, was the highest paid performer of her era in the world,
* One, was awarded four posthumous Grammys,
* One, had nine husbands!

They all sang from their souls, touched the hearts of millions and died before their 45th birthday.

BONNIE LEE GALEA - Voice (Blonde Bombshells of Jazz)
QUINTON DUNNE - Double Bass/Voice (The Beggars)
RICHARD COATES - Keys (The Huckleberry Swedes)
JOSH CHENOWETH - Trumpet (The Hot Sardines)

Relive stories and masterpieces of song through interpretations by this South Australian Quartet, in the gorgeous speakeasy themed, fountain courtyard of Treasury 1860. (next to Adelaide Town Hall and Adina Apartments).
You'll find a Gin Bar available all night and the restaurant is also open for dinner bookings so you can make it a complete evening experience.

“Loved the show, Bonnie & her band’s tribute to these 3 blues legends was brilliant!!”
Anne Mitchell, SA, March 2017


From $ 25.00 to $ 33.00
Full Price $33 Groups of 6 $30 each Bank SA $25.50 Concession, Seniors $30 Children $23 each


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    Disabled access available, contact operator for details

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