Friday 31st August 2018 - Starts 8pm
TICKET PRICE: £14 general £12 Friends
Connie is regarded as one of the finest blues singers in the UK. As well as being a five-time winner of the Best UK vocalist award, and a two-time winner of the European Blues Vocalist accolade, she has also performed at some of Europe’s most prestigious festivals.
Connie has wowed audiences the world over and toured the UK with the late, great BB King and is sure to bring the house down at Ropetackle.
After entertaining audiences in 30 countries throughout the world, in her 20 year, award winning career, Connie has arrived at a new beginning…..
An enforced absence from the road because of a broken foot ended up being a natural pause and, from that, a new paragraph has begun in her already sparkling career.
She has a new band, a new producer, new material, a new album and a renewed enthusiasm to share all this with the world on her 2018 Renaissance tour….
Within the last year Connie, and her long time professional (and personal) partner Terry Harris on bass, have been joined by guitarist, composer, producer Steve Wright and drummer Roy Martin in their touring band.
Roy, as a freelance drummer, has had a long and varied career recording and touring worldwide with artists such as Snowy White, Aretha Franklin, James Morrison, Barclay James Harvest and French superstar Patricia Kaas.
Steve, as well as adding his stunning guitar playing to artists such as John O’Leary & Sugarkane, among others, has had a successful career as a TV and film composer. He has also been the man responsible (along with mix partner Wayne Proctor) for the sound of recent albums by Oli Brown, King King, Aynsley Lister and Brothers Groove, mixing them at his beautiful home studio, Y Dream Studios in the Snowdonia National Park, North Wales.
This is where Connie, Terry, Steve and Roy camped out to write new material during the summer of 2014 and, over the course of the last 12 months, where they have produced an album cram packed full of classy, classic songwriting which perfectly showcases Connie’s ever- soulful world class voice.
The album is now ready to be unleashed onto the public and the songs to be given the live treatment at the upcoming Connie Lush Band shows. It’s a new direction, a new start for Connie.
A Renaissance….Once you hear the new songs and see her live, you are sure to want to come along with her for the ride.