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Thursday 27th May 2021
Brave Caitlin Smith’s Imaginary Band will be touring, Caitlin Smith (piano & vocals), Lance McNicoll (guitar) and Steve Cournane (percussion & cymbals) a dream team performing jazz and folk music.
Caitlin Smith’s latest album ‘You Have Reached Your Destination’ creates a multisensory universe unto itself – Braille and a tactile labyrinth within the cover art, poetry and footsteps recorded between 14 originals. A mesmerizing, prolific and passionate performer, originals are sandwiched between the tastiest covers, especially the repertoire of her spiritual parents Joni Mitchell and Leonard Cohen.
The Caitlin Smith Trio (and earlier incarnation The Fondue Set) have held down well-loved residencies in Auckland for over two decades. 2021 marks the release of a collaboration/CD with the Auckland Jazz Orchestra ‘East of the Sun’. Caitlin Smith’s tour in 2020 with ARO was Covid interrupted so Caitlin is delighted to be able to return.
Caitlin is a mesmerizing performer, song-poet and story singer. Legally blind since birth, she is a tireless advocate for accessibility issues and the healing and transformative power of creativity.
A vocal and song-writing coach to many of our best known artists, Caitlin combines poetry and music in unforgettable performances,
7pm door opens 7.30pm music
Nelson & suburbs
48 Van Diemen Street (Upper Trafalgar Street), Nelson
Bar operating eftpos available
$20 reservations encouaged, door sales
Tickets from www.fairfieldnelson.org.nz/contact/