Over her 42 years of touring Joan Armatrading has never done a solo world tour.
For her last Major tour she has decided this is the perfect time to perform her first ever full scale solo concerts. Her performances will include songs that span her entire career so far.
'I will never retire but this will be the last major tour that I will undertake. For the first time these concerts will be me solo on stage playing the guitar, piano and singing. I want these concerts to be a special lively interactive one to one experience. I have absolutely enjoyed the last 42 years of performances but now, with my final major tour, I want to capture a unique memory for both myself and the audience.'
As with every tour from this unique performer, you are guaranteed a fantastic mix of magical old favorites plus more recent compositions to fall in love with. Joan is as happy to play Love and Affection, Willow, Drop The Pilot and Me, Myself I, as the audience is to hear them. Joan is very excited to start this new experience of solo touring.
During her long and illustrious career Joan has been successful in all musical genres, Pop, Blues, Folk, Reggae, and Jazz. Her audience newly attracted or long term fans are as loyal to her as she is faithful to them.
Three times Grammy nominated, Brit award nominee and Ivor Novella winner producer, musician Joan Armatrading MBE is recognised as one of the World’s leading singer, songwriter and guitarists. This group of intimate concerts, in 2014 will be followed by appearances on a major city tour both in the UK and in cities around the world in 2015. This is a performance that must not be missed.
Support from Rich Lown
“Rich has one of those relaxed, velvety voices that just commands respect. You have to respect a voice like that.”
Rich Lown is Bexhill's very own singer songwriter. Having supported Joan on her last tour, Rich has been invited back for several dates having made quite an impact 2 years ago. With his debut album selling to over 25 countries worldwide on iTunes and hard copy, he can't wait to share the stage again with an artist of Joan's calibre and make a stamp again in his hometown.
Fusing folk and rock with his unique voice Rich Lown is bringing freshness and honesty to music. Much of his music is a moment of catharsis caught in song through an intuitive process of song writing. It’s natural, catchy and comes from within, proving that songs can be popular and still be soulful.
Eat before the show
Gig Food Menu
This menu is subject to change on the day
All at £9.75
Freshly made to order
Char grilled steak burger with melted mozzarella, chunky chips and onion rings
Deep fried plaice filet sandwich with tartar sauce, mange tout salad, chunky chips and crispy calamari rings
Pan fried spicy bean burger on focaccia topped with grilled Portobello mushroom and a roasted vegetable salad V
Char grilled chicken tikka served in toasted pita bread with papadoms and a yogurt, mango and mint dip
Potato wedges with garlic, lemon and thyme mayo
Mixed leaf and crunchy vegetable salad with a French mustard dressing
Seasoned chunky chips
Please order & pay for food at the bar
Food service finishes 45 min before the main act.
All our dishes are freshly prepared and cooked to order in our kitchen.
Wherever possible we use locally sourced ingredients supporting local suppliers
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