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Wendy Kirkland - ‘Latin Lockdowns Live’ -  ‘Virtual Tour’ begins May 22nd 2021, followed by live dates in October and November.

Monday, April 05, 2021

Pianist / vocalist Wendy Kirkland has secured Arts Council funding to help finance a 'Hybrid Tour' including ten different livestream performances featuring her popular 'Latin Lockdowns' series.

Wendy Kirkland writes;

Latin Lockdowns Live with Arts Council Funding!


We are thrilled to announce…
Latin Lockdowns Live tour begins on 22nd May 2021!


Things seem to be on the up - I’m delighted to announce that Arts Council England have funded our hybrid tour with the Latin Lockdowns Live sextet, featuring Roger Beaujolais.

For the ‘virtual’ part of the tour there will be 10 live streams starting on 22nd May at 7.30.
The streams are all one hour long, with completely different set lists, so you can be guaranteed of a unique and authentic latin experience each time!
Prior to the concert we will be rehearsing allt he fresh material, so you will be viewing the very first performance of its kind. The streams will all take place in our club room, with our much-loved grand piano, and will feature full latin percussion - that’s drum kit PLUS latin percussionist!

Wendy Kirkland - piano, vocals
Pat Sprakes - guitar
Roger Beaujolais - vibes
Steve Wyndham - drums
Jon Richmond - Latin percussion


Have a look here to book dates.

We are offering a preliminary discount - book all ten streams for £75 (plus booking fee) and receive a complimentary DVD of all the streams to boot.

To take advantage of this offer, book tickets through ticketsource (one per person please) and once booked, I will refund £2.50 per ticket on each date.

From October, the ‘real’ part of the tour begins, with dates in Tamworth, Harwich, Nottingham, Devon, Cornwall and of course Chesterfield Jazz Club in October.

14/10/21 - Chesterfield Jazz Club
21/10/21 - Harwich Electric Theatre
22/1021 - Peggy’s Skylight, Nottingham
06/11/21 - Chesterfield Library
plus dates in Devon and Cornwall to be confirmed

Roger, Pat, Steve, Jon and I are so excited to be able to bring this band to you, in a live and augmented format following the hugely positive response our Latin Lockdowns on Facebook and YouTube had in 2020.

We are all really looking forward to performing again for you soon.
All the very best,