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Lade Nade sings Nina Simon – a celebration of her legacy

Venue: Livermead Cliff Hotel, Seafront, Torbay Road, Torquay TQ2 6RQ Doors 7.30pm Music 8.00pm This is a seated event. Seats are unallocated.
Bar meals are available, ordering advised. Checkout their menu here

Sunday 20 October 2024 8pm
Livermead Cliff Hotel, Torquay

Lady Nade sings Nina Simone.
A Fougou Music presentation
Buy tickets for Lady Nade £22 adult, £15 student, £25 door

Renowned for her distinctive and award-winning vocal prowess, Lady Nade possesses one of the most singular voices in the UK music scene.

Critics and fans alike have often drawn comparisons between Lady Nade’s voice and the legendary Nina Simone. An artist known for paying homage to those who have profoundly influenced her journey, Lady Nade holds Nina Simone in high regard.

Nina Simone, an icon and consummate musical storyteller of the twentieth century, left behind a legacy of liberation, empowerment, passion, and love through her extraordinary body of work. By the end of her life, she had garnered an unprecedented level of recognition. Her music reached millions through recordings, film, television, and the digital sphere. In the last decade of her life alone, she sold over a million CDs, solidifying her status as a global best-seller.

As a black woman, Lady Nade acknowledges Nina Simone’s trailblazing role in paving the way for artists of her generation. Simone’s tenacity encouraged them not to abandon their dreams and aspirations. Lady Nade is honored to celebrate Nina Simone’s life and enduring legacy alongside some of the UK’s most accomplished musicians.

This high-energy performance is a heartfelt dedication to recreating the transformative sound that blended popular tunes of the era into a distinctive fusion of jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music.

Songs include:

Feeling Good
Love Your Loving Ways
Ain’t Got No, I got Life
Put A Spell On You
I Wish I Knew How
Take Care Of Business
My Baby Just Cares For Me
Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood
Lilac Wine
Love Me Or Leave Me
Mr Bojangles
Work Song

Lady Nade – Vocals, Chris Jones – Double Bass, Holly Carter – Guitar, Ruth Brown – Piano, Matt Brown – Drums, Sophie Stockham – Sax