Music & Theatre / Eat & Drink Jazz Cream Tea with Calypso Moon

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Join us for an afternoon of vintage swing and a delicious cream tea!

With a passion for the music of the 1920s, 30s and 40s, made famous by stars like Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and Doris Day, Calypso Moon are sure to bring the sunshine with their jazz and calypso classics and we’ll bring the tea and scones.

Come and enjoy the joyful music of Calypso Moon – the UK’s only all-female swing band! Vocalist Eleanor Dattani and drummer Lydia Glanville have both enjoyed exciting musical careers, having played at Glastonbury, Bestival, Womad, Cheltenham Jazz Festival, The Barbican and have performed on BBC Radio 6 Music. They are joined by recent Royal Birmingham Conservatoire graduates, bassist Amy Coates and clarinetist Giulia Marro, who both play regularly with many different top jazz acts on the Birmingham jazz scene.

The Hub Creative Director, Anthony Evans says: ‘What’s not to love? Bring your partner, bring a friend, bring several friends… Calypso Moon and a cream tea is the perfect way to spend a Sunday afternoon!’

Tickets: Tickets for the show, at £20 are available online thehubstmarys.co.uk or pop in and see us at The Hub. Ticket includes a cream tea. Please notify us if you have any allergies or dietary requirements by email – hello@thehubstmarys.co.uk or calling 01543 256611.

About Calypso Moon:

Calypso Moon are a UK-based jazz band with a passion for the music of the 1920s, 30s and 40s, made famous by stars such as Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and Doris Day. Calypso Moon are: Eleanor Dattani, Lydia Glanville and Amy Coates.

Eleanor Dattani is a seasoned vocalist and songwriter. She has performed with many bands over the years, including festival heavyweights The Electric Swing Circus, with whom she performed at Glastonbury, Bestival, Womad, Shambala and Secret Garden Party, as well as touring internationally. Songs she has co-written and sung on have been played on BBC Radio 6 Music and have millions of Spotify plays and YouTube views. After a break from music which involved having a baby during a global pandemic, Eleanor has returned to the mic to lead her own band – the incredible Calypso Moon!

Lydia Glanville, Calypso Moon’s drummer, has had an exciting career gracing stages such as Glastonbury, Cheltenham Jazz Festival, The Barbican and Birmingham Town Hall. She has toured the UK and Europe extensively with many artists and groups, including Boat to Row, John Southworth, Gren Bartley, Kate Doubleday and Jipsy. Lydia has performed live on BBC Radio 6 Music and recordings she has played on, have been featured on the One Show. Playing with Calypso Moon allows Lydia the opportunity to revisit the types of music she loved as a young musician whilst studying at Birmingham Conservatoire.

Amy Coates is a badass jazz bassist and super-talented arranger in very high-demand! Having recently graduated from the University of Birmingham, this year she has performed at Birmingham Symphony Hall and Mostly Jazz Festival to name a few and performs regularly with many different acts on the Birmingham jazz scene.

We are certainly lucky to have such an exciting young talent in Calypso Moon!

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Sunday 28 April 2024, 15:00 - 16:30
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