Beth Rowley joins Jools Holland for Scarborough Spa date

Beth Rowley
Beth Rowley

Singer-songwriter Beth Rowley has been announced as a guest vocalist for Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra, when they perform at Scarborough Spa on Thursday May 26 at 7.30pm.

Hailing from Bristol, Beth Rowley is known for her rich soulful voice and love of blues and gospel. Following the success of her UK top 10 album Little Dreamer in 2008, for which she was nominated a Brit Award, she’s now back after working on her much anticipated second album.

The period since Little Dreamer has also seen Beth’s film debut with the release of Oscar nominated Brit flick An Education, starring Carey Mulligan and directed by Danish director Lone Scherfig.

Beth’s cameo role as the nightclub singer received rave reviews as did her theme song You Got Me Wrapped Around Your Little Finger written with collaborator Ben Castle.

Beth has appeared on stage with some giants of the music world including Burt Bacharach at the Electric Proms, David Arnold (James Bond), and as Angelo Badalamenti’s personal guest at Ghent film Festival.

Beth also performed at Willie Nelson’s July 4 Back Yard Festival in Austin alongside Ray Wylie Hubbard.

Jools’ Rhythm & Blues Orchestra will also feature Ska pioneers Pauline Black and Arthur Gaps Hendrickson, astounding vocals power of Ruby Turner, the soulful tones of Louise Marshall and the tireless drums of original Squeeze member Gilson Lavis.

Tickets for Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra’ are now on sale priced at £36 and are available from The Spa’s Box Office (01723) 821888 and via www.scarboroughspa.co.uk

Back by popular demand is Music Hall Tavern on Friday March 18 at 7.30pm.

It is a night of dazzling costumes, side splitting laughter and a cast of unique characters singing and dancing all night long.