Jazz, Acclaimed Drama, Three Degrees & More Coming to Kenton in March

There’s a great line up of shows coming to the Kenton this March including music, comedy, magic and drama.

Below are just some of the shows on offer at great local theatre.

Jazz At The Kenton – Max Wright Trio with Steve Waterman
2 March

Steve Waterman is one of the most highly regarded trumpet players on the UK jazz scene. Steve has appeared on albums “Buddy Bolden Blew It” and “Stablemates” which have received critical acclaim. Steve effortlessly blends masterful technique with lyrical improvisation to produce powerful solo’s.
Throughout his career he has been invited to play and collaborate with numerous artists such as Chucho Valdes, Jeff Hooper, Andy Shepard, Alan Barnes and more.

Steve will be joined by The Max Wright Trio to create a new collaboration. Expect high energy solo’s and fierce interaction, this is a night not to be missed!

Black Is The Color Of My Voice
6 March

Fringe First award winner Apphia Campbell’s acclaimed production heads on an extensive national tour, after sell-out seasons in Shanghai, New York, Edinburgh, and in the West End of London.

Inspired by the life of Nina Simone, and featuring many of her most iconic songs performed live, Black Is The Color Of My Voice follows a successful jazz singer and civil rights activist seeking redemption after the untimely death of her father.

She reflects on the journey that took her from a young piano prodigy destined for a life in the service of the church, to a renowned jazz vocalist at the forefront of the Civil Rights Movement.

Three Degrees
24 March

With original member Valerie Holiday

The Three Degrees are an American female vocal group, formed in 1963 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The group has remained a trio with 2 original members since Sheila Ferguson left many moons ago.

A firm favourite with Prince Charles, they sang at his 30th birthday party and were guests at his wedding to Princess Diana.

The Three Degrees are well known for their soulful voices, beautiful gowns, and fabulous stage shows. They are known all around the world for songs like “When will I see you again”, “Dirty Ol‘ Man”, “Take Good Care Of Yourself”. They have been continuously touring for more than 40 years and still touring to this day.

The Bob Dylan Story
25 March

At last, The Times They Are A-Changin’ once more! Don’t Think Twice, head down Highway 61 past Maggie’s Farm and across Positively 4th Street. Destination, the 1960s of course, where “Bob” and “The Band” await with their thrillingly authentic celebration of the music of Mr Bob Dylan.

Feast on an array of tasty aural delights including Like A Rolling Stone, Subterranean Homesick Blues, Blowin’ In The Wind, All Along The Watchtower, Mr Tambourine Man, Knocking On Heaven’s Door and so many more.

Enjoy fascinating stories behind the hits and let the evocative visuals transport you to a time when popular music’s greatest icon reigned supreme.

For tickets go to https://kentontheatre.co.uk/