Sat Jul 20

Just Call Me Billie featuring Karen Somerville

Sat, July 20
8PM / $20
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5753 Main St
Rock Hall, MD 21661

Karen Somerville

A tribute to the quintessential voice of jazz, Billie Holiday, aka Lady Day, as celebrated by the Shore’s own Lady K, Karen Somerville.  Tickets $20  in advance and $25 by phone reservation/at the door.

 Ms. Somerville originated the show Just Call Me Billie in 2008 and since then the evening has taken on a life of its own.  Somerville’s vocal kinship with Holiday’s timeless sound delights and pleases audiences everywhere garnering praise and rave reviews.  The show depicts Billie’s life story capturing her brilliance as well as the icon’s true blues.  It’s an evening of passion comprised of a blend of anecdotes, poetry and songs composed by Holiday and those made popular by her renditions during the 1930 -1950s.

 Join Somerville and her quartet in wearing black and white apparel to add a special sparkle as we delight to Billie’s life of song in what would be her 104th year.  Joe Holt on piano, Tom Anthony on bass, Seth Kibel on sax and Mike McShane on drums.

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Sat, July 20

8PM / $20
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