By ThePlayhouse at 18:00 on 06/02/13
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One of the most successful and popular singers the UK has ever produced, Elkie Brooks, returns to the Playhouse Theatre in Weston-super-Mare for what will definitely be a very special evening.
Quite simply one of the most successful and popular singers the UK has ever produced, Elkie Brooks is still proving to be one of the most powerful and versatile talents of our generation.
Performing some of her classic hits, blues, jazz and songs from her new album Powerless, this electric evening with Elkie is guaranteed to leave you begging for more.
Elkie Brooks is a genuine national treasure blessed with one of the richest and most distinctive voices in show business.
Her professional debut at age 15 began a career that has spanned most musical genres and collaborations with some of the finest musicians of their generation, making her a household name.
Along the way she has recorded some of the most iconic songs in rock history, including Lilac Wine, Sunshine After the Rain, Fool (If You Think It's Over) and her signature tune Pearl's A Singer.
She has been entertaining people around the world for the last five decades performing to frequently to sold out crowds.
But the road to stardom was never an easy journey and along the way she has experienced hardships that would have daunted most, and dealt with them with the same spirit, grit and determination that colours the extraordinary emotional power of her singing.
Elkie tells her remarkable story in her new book Finding My Voice, laying bare the nuts and bolts of stardom and her commitment to the great passion of her life music.
She has had sixteen UK hit albums in 25-years and continues to record, as well as touring regularly to packed houses and glowing reviews.
"Still One Of The Great British Voices" ....The Guardian.
"Elkie Brooks" will be at the Playhouse, Weston-super-Mare, on Saturday 16 February. Tickets priced £21, concessions £20 are available on 01934 645 544 or online at http://tinyurl.com/ckzqxvr
Date: Saturday, February 16, 2013
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