Ali Affleck and The Gin Mill Genies 1933 – Prohibition Ends! Long Live Bessie Smith and the Blues Queens
Bye bye Gatsby! It's 1933 and Ali is throwing a party with her pals. Award-winning vocalist, an all-star band and full dance troupe! Celebrate the bold and bawdy blues queens who reigned in the prohibition era. The music was wild – the women even more so! 'Masterclass in grassroots jazz/blues' ★★★★★ (Edinburgh49.org). 'Not a household name yet – she soon will be' (BBC Jazzhouse). ‘Musical storyteller’ (Scotsman). 'Astounding vocals' ★★★★★ (San Diego Union-Tribune). ‘Vivacious’ (Herald). Six-time nominee for Best Jazz Vocalist (Scottish Jazz Awards). Early booking advised!
This show was part of our Edinburgh Fringe 2022 Edinburgh Fringe Programme