The Swingcats present their new show, “Sisters of Swing” – a tribute to The Andrews Sisters and the great female vocalists from the jazz and swing era, including Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee and Nina Simone.
They deliver these timeless classics with their unique three part harmony arrangements and will be accompanied by the Karen MacIver trio.
The Swingcats have fast become one of the nation’s finest vocal groups and fronted some of the UK’s top big bands including The Glenn Miller Orchestra, The BBC Big Band and The RAF Squadronaires.
This is a Creative Peebles Festival event, supported by Creative Scotland.
“World Class Vocalists” – Smooth Radio
“For glitter, for glamour, for goodness sake don’t miss them, they’re fabulous” – The Jazz House, BBC Radio Scotland
Jess Gillam & Johnathan FisherDate: 07/12/2017Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmPrice: £14 The award-winning saxophonist Jess Gillam moves effortlessly across different musical styles. She is accompanied by pianist Johnathan Fisher.
Santiago Quartet & Julian RowlandsDate: 14/01/2018Time: 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmPrice: £14, £7, Free The Santiago Quartet is joined by Julian Rowlands on the bandoneon. Expect tango tunes and the flavour of Argentina.
The Hermes ExperimentDate: 11/02/2018Time: 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmPrice: £14, £7, Free This exciting, innovative quartet incorporates new commissions, arrangements of existing works from Bach to Joni Mitchell and live improvisation.
Philip Higham & Susan TomesDate: 06/03/2018Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmPrice: £14, £7, Free One of Scotland's finest cellists and one of Scotland's finest pianists join forces.to play Beethoven, Janacek, Debussy, John Maxwell Geddes and Simon Smith.
Clare HammondDate: 24/04/2018Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmPrice: £14, £7, Free Award-winning pianist Clare Hammond plays a brilliantly imaginative concert programme bringing together music from across 4 centuries.
The Fureys 40th Anniversary TourDate: 22/05/2018Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmPrice: £20, £10 for schoolchildren The Fureys return for another great night of music, songs and stories in this, their 40th Anniversary year.
Peebles Concert BandDate: 25/11/2017Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmPrice: £10, £8, £6 for schoolchildren Join the thirty musicians of Peebles Concert Band as they celebrate ten years of music making. - everything from musicals to movie themes, classical pieces to marches.