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Expired Event - Love Me or Leave Me - A Tribute to NINA SIMONE - 13 Oct 2018

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Love Me or Leave Me - A Tribute to NINA SIMONE

Sat 13 Oct 2018
7.30 pm - 10.00 pm
$ 45.00
Parking Available, Public Transport, Toilet on Site, Disabled Facilities
Event will continue in wet weather
A dynamic & memorable two - hour concert experience of the musical magic of Nina Simone - the consummate story teller, appreciated across the spectrum of jazz, folk, pop & blues. Interwoven with heartfelt stories of Nina’s life, loves & passions.

Gathered by artist director Christine Manetta to honour & preserve the works of Nina Simone who was one of the most extraordinary artists of the twentieth century & an icon of American music.

Nina - A classically trained piano virtuoso, who became a singer out of necessity.
Her unique blend of jazz, classical music and blues soon won her an audience, earning her cult status & critical acclaim. Nina used her remarkable talent to create a legacy of liberation & empowerment through a magnificent body of works, recording 50 Albums & 500 songs throughout a career spanning over fifty years.

Christine Manetta an accomplished contralto vocalist, sensitive to the political, activist art, portrays Nina Simone’s stories & songs with a passionate drive & gives them a spin of her own.

Joined by the International & Accomplished musicians of the Black Pearl Band - Highlighting songs such as: My Baby Just Cares for Me, I Put a Spell on You, Feelin Good & Sinnerman.

This is an energy driven show not to be missed.

"tight groove" - Musical Director - Castlemaine Jazz Festival 2015

"great to see and hear a tight rehearsed band" - Organising Committee - Port Fairy Jazz Festival 2017

"soulful experience" - Musical Director - Castlemaine Jazz Festival 2016

POST SHOW Comments

“Fabulous show and powerful story put together with style skill and much heart. So happy we got to see it.”

“Saw this last night - Christine Manetta was fantastic, wonderful voice and obviously knows Nina's story inside out - it was fascinating.”
Albury Entertainment Centre
525 Swift St
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