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Wellington Jazz Festival - Tami Neilson Sings Song Of Sinners

Wellington Jazz Festival - Tami Neilson Sings Song Of Sinners

Thu Jun 8th, 2017

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Doors open: 7:00pm
Gig starts: 7.30pm
Entry: R18

Cover charge: $39 early b

A vocal powerhouse and multiple award-winner, Tami Nielsen performs the music of Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Howlin' Wolf, Mavis Staples, Blind Willie Johnson, Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Tom Waits and many more. With her Hot Rockin’ Band of Rhythm she will take you on the journey of how gospel, blues and country became Rock and Roll.

“When Tami covered the old Otis Rush song Reap What You Sow the room was awash in one of those moments you only get to experience a few times in your entire musical life.” Saving Country Music, USA

All those in attendance last night shared those chills you get when you know you’re in the presence of a star. The rest of the world may not know it yet, but Tami Neilson is a star, the real deal.” FYI Music News, Canada

“There are singers, and then there is Tami Neilson, for whom the word singer just isn’t big enough.” HMV Canada

Winner of the Apra Silver Scroll 2014
Winner of the New Zealand Music Awards Best Country Album 2009, 2010, 2012, 2015
Winner of the New Zealand Country Music Awards Best Female Artist 2010, 2011, 2014


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