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Tuesday, 30 June 2020

Veronneau and Victor Brox online streams

Two online streams from Ribbel Valley Jazz Club - this Friday and next Friday

Veronneau – 8.00pm Friday 3rd July 2020 streamed live on the Ribble Valley Jazz and Blues Facebook page
World-Jazz band Veronneau is fronted by French Canadian vocalist Lynn Veronneau and her English husband guitarist Ken Avis - originally from Wigan! They’ve been winning-over audiences with their live shows. and 3 album releases which have all been in the US Top 10 Jazz and World Music charts. Veronneau have toured Europe, the USA and Canada, appearing live on BBC radio, festival stages, and clubs. Back in the US - where they are based in Washington DC - they have appeared at venues such as Kennedy Center, Strathmore, Blues Alley, Bonafide, DC Jazz Fest and many more. They've earned 6 WAMMIE awards for Best Vocals, Band and Recording Artists during recent years.
During the quarantine they have been performing their retro-acoustic shows as a duo performing original and classic songs in English, French, Spanish and Portugese.   

Victor Brox Friday 8.00pm 10th July 2020 streamed live on the Ribble Valley Jazz and Blues Facebook page

Victor Brox is one of the unsung heroes of British Blues. He defies categorisation – and has a wealth of great blues roots. The Victor Brox Trio will be showcasing all of this in a premiere live stream specially created for Ribble Valley Jazz and Blues on Friday 10th July.  Victor will be joined in performance with trio members Clive ‘Blues Boy’ Mellor on Harmonica and Bo Lee on Bass.
We are grateful to Arts Council England’s Emergency Covid-19 funding for supporting this online event and for Darwen Music Project, at Number 39 - Hopstar Brewery Tap for helping to bring the event to you.

Both these online streams are supported by emergency Covid-19 funding from the Arts Council enabling Ribble Valley Jazz and Blues to continue to promote great jazz and blues reaching as wide an audience as we can.

Sue Bradley

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