Boisdale of Bishopsgate in association with Aberfeldy Malt Whisky & Yamaha Music London, is thrilled to announce the launch of the Speakeasy Blues Bar on Tuesday 25th February.
The illustrious singer, actor, harmonica player, radio personality and television presenter Paul Jones who has presented The Blues Show on BBC Radio 2 for thirty-two years will be launching the evening and introducing a handpicked line up of revered musicians including: harmonica wizard from Brixton and three times winner of the British Best Harmonica Player of the Year Blues Awards Errol Linton; gifted New Orleans’s born jazz and blues songstress Acantha Lang; British blues guitar hero Marcus Bonfanti and London blues scene stalwarts Dust Me Down Blues and The Gin Trap House Band.
Taking place at Boisdale of Bishopsgate’s restaurant and music venue, the evening will be a feast for the eyes, ears and the palate with invited guests enjoying The Golden Dram Aberfeldy cocktails on arrival followed by a three-course New Orleans inspired dinner and delicious wines, and then more Aberfeldy 12 Single Malt Whisky to finish.
Boisdale of Bishopsgate opened in The City of London in 2002 and since its conception featured live music every night in the traditional Piano Bar on the lower ground floor presented by top British performers influenced by the likes of Ray Charles, Dr John, Louis Armstrong, Johnny Cash, BB King, Nina Simone, Alberta Hunter, Jimmy Witherspoon to name a few.
The launch of the Speakeasy Blues Bar will continue the tradition of live music entertainment at the Boisdale venue and serve an increasingly growing blues audience of East London.
Boisdale managing director Ranald Macdonald said, “The blues has been at the heart of all popular music since the early 20th century and over the last twenty years Boisdale has always been proud to stage the blues across all our venues. Now with the launch of The Speakeasy Blues Bar for the first time we will be focussed on purely curating the best live blues in London every night at Boisdale of Bishopsgate.”
Boisdale of Bishopsgate
Live blues performances
8pm – 12am
A limited number of tickets for the event can be purchased from the Boisdale website – at £59.50 which includes a three-course dinner and the show.
As you wish
About The Venue
Boisdale of Bishopsgate opened in The City of London in 2002. The establishment reflects the eclectic atmosphere of Boisdale of Belgravia and is well known for its outstanding food. The ground floor Champagne & Oyster Bar for drinking and relaxed dining has a large contingent of regular and devoted City customers. The Restaurant on the lower ground floor offers formal dining with booths and alcoves for private business discussions as well as the traditional Piano Bar with light live music Monday to Friday provided by top British performers influenced by the likes of Ray Charles, Dr John, Louis Armstrong, Johnny Cash, BB King, Nina Simone, Alberta Hunter, Jimmy Witherspoon and many more.
For further information and other media enquiries please contact Barbara Widera at Boisdale Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 020 7259 1252.
FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.BOISDALE.CO.UK
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