Performers from legendary London music club Ronnie Scott’s will come to Chester for the first time.
The exclusive evening will take place on Wednesday, July 26 at the city’s Opera Grill on Pepper Street and will be a preview of an eight-week residency at the restaurant starting in September.
Playing on the night will be The Emma Smith quartet, The James Pearson Quartet and Cuban band Eli & La Evolución.
Emma Smith has shared a stage with Kurt Elling, Michael Buble, Georgie Fame and Goldie, among others while James Pearson, Artistic Director at Ronnie Scott’s, has worked with a host of famous names including Dame Cleo Laine, Petula Clark, Joss Stone, Dave Stewart, Ray Davies and Paul McCartney.
Eli & La Evolución, who play a selection of Cuban salsa covers of world-famous pop, soul and R&B hits, as well as a selection of original material and Cuban classics, have performed all over the UK in festivals, venues and private events including a five-year monthly residency upstairs at Ronnie Scott’s.
There will also be a special jazz dining menu on the night.