Nicholas Parsons, Scott Alan, Mitch Winehouse and More Set for The Hippodrome, May-June 2014

Nicholas Parsons, Scott Alan, Mitch Winehouse and More Set for The Hippodrome, May-June 2014

The Hippodrome's live entertainment programme continues with a varied offering of music, burlesque, cabaret and more including a four night run from popular US songwriter Scott Alan, a concert celebrating the best of The Great British Musicals hosted by Nicholas Parsons, an exclusive preview of award-winning singer Sarah Jane Morris' new album, and the return of Mitch Winehouse's monthly residency in aid of The Amy Winehouse Foundation which will feature an array of very special guests.

Full listings below and at http://www.hippodromecasino.com/events/.


MAY 2014:

Grand Order Of Lady Ratlings - Thursday 1st May (8pm / tickets from £10)

The Hippodrome is proud to host the first of many fund raising events for the GOLR. To celebrate the first event they have partnered with the finest performers from the world of 'Old Time Music Hall'. Its a true celebration of the colourful theatrical past of The Hippodrome. Some of the special guests include: Denise Nolan, Roy Hudd, Jan Hunt, Bella Emberg, Sue Douglas, Bryan Burdon, Andrew Van Buren and Allyson, Joane Hall, Victoria Yellop, Steve Rawlings, Paul Rhodes, Linda Watts, Kaplan Kaye, Ken Joy, Melody Kaye, Babs Bruce, Helen Jeckels, Taryn Kaye and Debbie Flitcroft.

The Late Jazz Jam - Thursday 1st May (11pm / tickets from £8)

Canadian-born trumpeter Jay Phelps brings his signature style to the Hippodrome for an evening of top notch jazz from a selection of London's finest musicians. "Jay always brings that soulful vibe" Wynton Marsalis

Mari Wilson 'Am I The Same Girl - Mari sings Dusty' - Friday 2nd May (8pm / tickets from £20)

Mari Wilson (The Neasden Queen of Soul) first arrived on the scene in the early eighties with her skyscraper beehive hairdo, unique sense of fashion and fully choreographed twelve piece band The Wilsations. Mari's live shows were spoken about as an event - pure entertainment.

In 2000 Mari was the obvious choice to play the legend Dusty Springfield on the hugely successful nationwide tour of Dusty the Musical. Tonight Mari returns to The Hippodrome to pay homage to Dusty with her unique interpretations of the classic hits, along with some lesser-known gems.

Boom And Bang Circus - Friday 2nd May (11pm / tickets from £10)

London's stunning and exotic night time extravaganza featuring some of the UK's best young performance talent. If you are in town this is a must-see show.

The Definitive Rat Pack - Saturday 3rd May (8pm / tickets from £20)

The Rat Pack epitomised 'cool' in the 1960s. Their impromptu sell out shows caused a stir and attracted the rich and famous. It was a must have ticket to see the three artists joke and sing some of the finest songs ever written. The Definitive Rat Pack comprises three of the world's finest interpreters of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr and they present an authentic Rat Pack experience that to date has been seen live by more than 1 million people worldwide.

Soho Burlesque Club Late - Saturday 3rd May (11pm / tickets from £10)

Miss Polly Rae brings the Soho Burlesque Club's 'naughty little sister' to The Hippodrome on a Saturday evening for an outrageous late-night burlesque and cabaret soiree.

Sidney Bechet: My Father - Sunday 4th May (6pm / tickets from £10)

The launch of the book, "Sidney Bechet, My Father", authored by his son, Daniel-Sidney Bechet. Featuring a gig by Bechet and his band of UK musicians.

Madara Vilson - Monday 5th May (7.30pm / tickets from £10)

Award-winning Estonian-born singer Madara Vilson makes her headline concert debut in support of the British Lung Foundation. Featuring a seven-piece band including violin, accordion and four dancers.

Swing Revival - Tuesday 6th May (8pm / tickets from £6)

A warm Tuesday speakeasy band featuring the foot-tapping vintage sounds of Europe's hottest Swing and Gypsy Jazz artists. This week featuring music from Pinstripe Suit and Swing Dance Class by Pedro Coimbra.

Brother Strut supported by the Getup + special guests TBA - Thursday 8th May (8pm / tickets from £17.50)

Brother Strut are a new funk-soul band whose line-up has collectively performed on records that have sold over half-a-billion copies. A band of top session men that have worked with the likes of Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock, Amy Winehouse, The Temptations, Al Green, Elton John and Alicia Keys. "Good is not how I would describe this stuff at all. No. It's actually bloody brilliant. One of the best funk-soul albums I have heard for a long time. Certainly one of the hottest debuts of recent times on an independent label. 10/10? Blues & Soul magazine.

Swing Revival - Tuesday 13th May (8pm / tickets from £6)

A warm Tuesday speakeasy band featuring the foot-tapping vintage sounds of Europe's hottest Swing and Gypsy Jazz artists. This week featuring music from Benoit Viellefon and his Orchestra and Swing Dance Class by Pedro Coimbra.

Scott Alan & special guests - Tuesday 13th - Friday 16th May (11pm / tickets from £18)

After last year's concert at the IndigO2, songwriter Scott Alan is back for four intimate concerts at the Hippodrome Casino. Alan will be joined by a rotating cast of special guests, to be announced closer to concert dates. Alan is currently in the studio recording his fifth album 'I'm Coming Home to You'; he is also working on the original musical 'Home', which is scheduled to make its world premiere in the autumn of 2014.

The Soho Burlesque Club starring Miss Polly Rae - Wednesday 14th May (8.30pm / tickets from £10)

Burlesque star Miss Polly Rae (The Hurly Burly Show) turns up the temperature at the Soho Burlesque Club. This intimate rendezvous invites you seductively into Miss Rae's 'Boudoir', to celebrate all things sensual, sexy and saucy. An up close and personal, hilarious burlesque cabaret that is provocative and cheeky and features some of the best performers in the business.

The Late Jazz Jam - Thursday 15th May (11pm / tickets from £8)

Canadian-born trumpeter Jay Phelps brings his signature style to the Hippodrome for an evening of top notch jazz from a selection of London's finest musicians. "Jay always brings that soulful vibe" Wynton Marsalis

Boom And Bang Circus - Friday 16th May (11pm / tickets from £10)

London's stunning and exotic night time extravaganza featuring some of the UK's best young performance talent. If you are in town this is a must-see show.

Reuben Richards featuring Joe Boyd - Saturday 17th May (8pm / tickets from £15)

After a stream of requests to make a return appearance at the Hippodrome, Reuben Richards and his fantastic Soul Train headline on Saturday 17th May. Reuben will be performing original songs from his album, which is released this year. Special guest on the night will be guitar protégé, singer-songwriter Joe Boyd. Feted as "the cream of the independent music crop", Joe has recently released his new album 'Gutter Moon', recorded at Abbey Road Studios with Frank Arkwright (The Smiths, Oasis & Blur).

Soho Burlesque Club Late - Saturday 17th May (11pm / tickets from £10)

Miss Polly Rae brings the Soho Burlesque Club's 'naughty little sister' to The Hippodrome on a Saturday evening for an outrageous late-night burlesque and cabaret soiree.

Leo The Lion - Sunday 18th May (8pm / tickets from £10)

Singer-Songwriter Leo Ihenacho aka Leo The Lion is regarded as one of the best singers in UK. Former member of the multi-platinum selling act The Streets who boasts a number 1 album and single in the UK charts.

Swing Revival - Tuesday 20th May (8pm / tickets from £6)

A warm Tuesday speakeasy band featuring the foot-tapping vintage sounds of Europe's hottest Swing and Gypsy Jazz artists. This week featuring music from the Basin St Brawlers and Swing Dance Class by Pedro Coimbra.

The Soho Burlesque Club starring Miss Polly Rae - Wednesday 21st May (8.30pm / tickets from £10)

Burlesque star Miss Polly Rae (The Hurly Burly Show) turns up the temperature at the Soho Burlesque Club. This intimate rendezvous invites you seductively into Miss Rae's 'Boudoir', to celebrate all things sensual, sexy and saucy. An up close and personal, hilarious burlesque cabaret that is provocative and cheeky and features some of the best performers in the business.

The Late Jazz Jam - Thursday 22nd May (11pm / tickets from £8)

Canadian-born trumpeter Jay Phelps brings his signature style to the Hippodrome for an evening of top notch jazz from a selection of London's finest musicians. "Jay always brings that soulful vibe" Wynton Marsalis

Swing Revival - Tuesday 27th May (8pm / tickets from £6)

Expect wailing clarinet, scorching trumpets, glorious accordion playing, thumping double bass, Harlem-style stride piano, an old-school drum kit and a host of gypsy jazz guitars from Benoit Viellefon and his Orchestra.

The Soho Burlesque Club starring Miss Polly Rae - Wednesday 28th May (8.30pm / tickets from £10)

Burlesque star Miss Polly Rae (The Hurly Burly Show) turns up the temperature at the Soho Burlesque Club. This intimate rendezvous invites you seductively into Miss Rae's 'Boudoir', to celebrate all things sensual, sexy and saucy. An up close and personal, hilarious burlesque cabaret that is provocative and cheeky and features some of the best performers in the business.

Lenny Lawrence presents Blues Juice - Thursday 29th May (8pm / tickets from £12)

Lenny is a widely regarded, classically trained composer and outstanding guitarist with the rare ability to compose in a variety of styles. His focus and vehicle for performing and songwriting is blues music. Lenny's original Jazz compositions have been recorded and performed by established artists, including international Ray Gelato and Tammy Weis, at some of the world's best venues, including the Blue Note, Ronnie Scott's, The 100 Club, Auditorium Parco della Musica of Rome and more.

The Velma Celli show - Friday 30th May (8pm / tickets from £10)

Cabaret star Velma Celli will be joined by some of the greatest stars from the West End, Burlesque and Circus world. Velma Celli is the alter-ego of West End performer and live events producer Ian Stroughair. Ian has already carved out a successful stage career in London Theatre having performed in smash hit West End productions including Cats, Fame, Chicago and most recently the principle role of Angel in the 20th anniversary concert tour of RENT.

Boom And Bang Circus - Friday 30th May (11pm / tickets from £10)

London's stunning and exotic night time extravaganza featuring some of the UK's best young performance talent. If you are in town this is a must-see show.

Amy Winehouse Foundation - Saturday 31st May (8pm / tickets from £20)

Mitch Winehouse and friends host a monthly fund raising gig in aid of The Amy Winehouse Foundation. Mitch and his band will be performing live each month with friends dropping in to support this great cause.

JUNE 2014:

The Great British Musicals featuring Nicholas Parsons - Sunday 1st June (7pm / tickets from £25)

Following the critically-acclaimed sell-out show, Ivor Novello - The Great British Musical, award-winning Musical Director and pianist Ross Leadbeater (formerly of Only Men Aloud) returns to present a new cabaret-concert celebrating the best of The Great British Musicals. Hosted by Nicholas Parsons CBE.

The Soho Burlesque Club starring Miss Frisky - Wednesday 4th June (8.30pm / tickets from £10)

Burlesque star Miss Polly Rae (The Hurly Burly Show) turns up the temperature at the Soho Burlesque Club. This intimate rendezvous invites you seductively into Miss Rae's 'Boudoir', to celebrate all things sensual, sexy and saucy. An up close and personal, hilarious burlesque cabaret that is provocative and cheeky and features some of the best performers in the business.

The Late Jazz Jam - Thursday 5th June (11pm / tickets from £8)

Canadian-born trumpeter Jay Phelps brings his signature style to the Hippodrome for an evening of top notch jazz from a selection of London's finest musicians. "Jay always brings that soulful vibe" Wynton Marsalis

Keith Jack - Up Close And Personal - Friday 6th June (8pm / tickets from £20)

The star of BBC TV's Any Dream Will Do performs an intimate concert at the Hippodrome's cabaret theatre. Keith has released two albums, achieved sell out tours and starred in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat as both the narrator and in the lead role of Joseph. He has performed for her Majesty the Queen and the Spanish Royal Family. Don't miss this wonderful evening of songs from musical theatre and some of Keith's personal favourites.

The Definitive Rat Pack - Saturday 7th June (8pm / tickets from £20)

The Rat Pack epitomised 'cool' in the 1960s. Their impromptu sell out shows caused a stir and attracted the rich and famous. It was a must have ticket to see the three artists joke and sing some of the finest songs ever written. The Definitive Rat Pack comprises three of the world's finest interpreters of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr and they present an authentic Rat Pack experience that to date has been seen live by more than 1 million people worldwide.

Soho Burlesque Club Late - Saturday 7th June (11pm / tickets from £10)

Miss Polly Rae brings the Soho Burlesque Club's 'naughty little sister' to The Hippodrome on a Saturday evening for an outrageous late-night burlesque and cabaret soiree.

Fernando Montaño's Latin Extravaganza - Sunday 8th June (7pm / tickets from £35)

After last year's sell-out success, Children of the Andes Patron Fernando Montaño will be organising another gala evening, this time with a distinctly Latin twist. Fernando will be collaborating with Anglo-Colombian Phil Manzanera (Roxy Music lead guitarist) as well as Cuban-Colombian vocalist Alexis Mercedes, Spanish flamenco star Alberto Escobar and many others to showcase some of the very best in Latin American talent. Guests will be invited to join the artists for a champagne reception before the show. Fernando has been described as Colombia's Billy Elliot - he is a Royal Ballet dancer and muse to Vivienne Westwood.

The Soho Burlesque Club starring Miss Frisky - Wednesday 11th June (8.30pm / tickets from £10)

Burlesque star Miss Polly Rae (The Hurly Burly Show) turns up the temperature at the Soho Burlesque Club. This intimate rendezvous invites you seductively into Miss Rae's 'Boudoir', to celebrate all things sensual, sexy and saucy. An up close and personal, hilarious burlesque cabaret that is provocative and cheeky and features some of the best performers in the business.

The Late Jazz Jam - Thursday 12th June (11pm / tickets from £8)

Canadian-born trumpeter Jay Phelps brings his signature style to the Hippodrome for an evening of top notch jazz from a selection of London's finest musicians. "Jay always brings that soulful vibe" Wynton Marsalis

Sarah Jane Morris 'Bloody Rain' Album Pledgers Gig - Saturday 14th June (8pm / tickets from £35)

Pledgers are invited to an exclusive concert at The Hippodrome. The concert will preview songs from new album Bloody Rain and Richard Strange will interview Sarah Jane on stage before the concert starts. The line-up for the concert will be Tony Remy, Tim Cansfield, Henry Thomas, Martyn Barker, John Eacott, Adriano Adewale, Suntou Susso, Janine Johnson, Roberto Angrisani and Gian Luca de Martini, Lilybud Dearsley and Otis Coulter with very special guests. Special deal for this concert is £35 for the whole evening, to include exclusively designed T shirt, CD months before the release and a signed album poster.

Soho Burlesque Club Late - Saturday 14th June (11pm / tickets from £10)

Miss Polly Rae brings the Soho Burlesque Club's 'naughty little sister' to The Hippodrome on a Saturday evening for an outrageous late-night burlesque and cabaret soiree.

The Soho Burlesque Club starring Miss Polly Rae - Wednesday 18th June (8.30pm / tickets from £10)

Burlesque star Miss Polly Rae (The Hurly Burly Show) turns up the temperature at the Soho Burlesque Club. This intimate rendezvous invites you seductively into Miss Rae's 'Boudoir', to celebrate all things sensual, sexy and saucy. An up close and personal, hilarious burlesque cabaret that is provocative and cheeky and features some of the best performers in the business.

The Late Jazz Jam - Thursday 19th June (11pm / tickets from £8)

Canadian-born trumpeter Jay Phelps brings his signature style to the Hippodrome for an evening of top notch jazz from a selection of London's finest musicians. "Jay always brings that soulful vibe" Wynton Marsalis

Soho Burlesque Club Late - Saturday 21st June (11pm / tickets from £10)

Miss Polly Rae brings the Soho Burlesque Club's 'naughty little sister' to The Hippodrome on a Saturday evening for an outrageous late-night burlesque and cabaret soiree.

The Soho Burlesque Club starring Miss Polly Rae - Wednesday 25th June (8.30pm / tickets from £10)

Burlesque star Miss Polly Rae (The Hurly Burly Show) turns up the temperature at the Soho Burlesque Club. This intimate rendezvous invites you seductively into Miss Rae's 'Boudoir', to celebrate all things sensual, sexy and saucy. An up close and personal, hilarious burlesque cabaret that is provocative and cheeky and features some of the best performers in the business.

Sensual Dreams - Thursday 26th June (8pm / tickets from £15)

Vaudeville is back, kinkier and naughtier. West End singers Rosalind James and Kelly-Anne Gower join Miss Mince Meat and the cast of Sensual Dreams, fusing dance, theatre, cirque and magic creating a dynamic experience for the audience.

The Late Jazz Jam - Thursday 19th June (11pm / tickets from £8)

Canadian-born trumpeter Jay Phelps brings his signature style to the Hippodrome for an evening of top notch jazz from a selection of London's finest musicians. "Jay always brings that soulful vibe" Wynton Marsalis

The Velma Celli show - Friday 27th June (8pm / tickets from £10)

Cabaret star Velma Celli will be joined by some of the greatest stars from the West End, Burlesque and Circus world. Velma Celli is the alter-ego of West End performer and live events producer Ian Stroughair. Ian has already carved out a successful stage career in London Theatre having performed in smash hit West End productions including Cats, Fame, Chicago and most recently the principle role of Angel in the 20th anniversary concert tour of RENT.

Amy Winehouse Foundation - Saturday 28th June (8pm / tickets from £20)

Mitch Winehouse and friends host a monthly fund raising gig in aid of The Amy Winehouse Foundation. Mitch and his band will be performing live each month with friends dropping in to support this great cause.

Soho Burlesque Club Late - Saturday 28th June (11pm / tickets from £10)

Miss Polly Rae brings the Soho Burlesque Club's 'naughty little sister' to The Hippodrome on a Saturday evening for an outrageous late-night burlesque and cabaret soiree.

UK Regional Articles More...


Comment & Share


About Author

Subscribe to Author Alerts
 

Message Board

Stellar West End 1 Posts

BWW BLOGS