Singing Nina- The Life and Music of Nina Simone
- Singing Nina- The Life and Music of Nina Simone
- Fri, April 19, 2013
- 19:30 h
- Vicar Street - Dublin
- Singing Nina - The Life and Music of Nina Simone
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Singing Nina – The Life
And Music of Nina Simone
With Karen Underwood and Live Band.
Friday 19th April.
‘Singing Nina’ is the fabulous new show brought to you by the Chicago Jazz Queen, Karen Underwood and her band. Karen brings to you in narration and song the engrossing life story of the great legend Nina Simone, from her struggle against racism and exile from her homeland to her flamboyant, troubled relationships and poignant later years.
Karen sings all the classic Nina songs, ‘Missippi Goddamn’, ‘Sinnerman’, ‘My Baby’ and ‘I Need a Little Sugar In My Bowl’ supported by a live band of featuring on piano Erik Gullikson, guitar Eoghan Regan, bass Peter Hennigan and drums Bob Jackson.
Nina Simone the civil rights singer, a lot of us are familiar with, but the transformation Eunice Kathleen Waymon the poor southern daughter to Nina Simone the acclaimed performer, mother, and lover many of us are less familiar. With music and narration Karen and band trace the evolution of a musical legend.
If you like Nina, you’ll love this, here’s what the critics have said:
“Incredible” – Pat Kenny, RTE
“Amazing” – Tom Dunne, Newstalk
“Her rendition of Strange Fruit is worth the ticket price alone” - Evening Echo
“Wonderful interpretation of Black is the colour” - Vincent Woods, RTE
Hear Nina like you never heard before, feel the soul, be prepared for an evening of entertainment you won’t forget. Absolutely not to be missed, Karen Underwood singing Nina....Live near you....
Tickets go on sale Monday 4th March priced €25.00 (including booking fee) available from www.ticketmaster.ie & Ticketmaster outlets nationwide. 0818 719 300 - Republic of Ireland customers 0844 277 4455 - Northern Ireland customers 00353 1 456 9569 - International customer