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BARB JUNGR - HARD RAIN

HOVE: The Brunswick

SUN 14TH SEP, 2014 8pm

£10.00 + £1.00 Booking fee = £11.00

tickets are available
 

16 and over
 

Barb Jungr tours to celebrate the release of HARD RAIN, through Kristalyn Records/Absolute in the UK on March 24th, 2014, a Major UK Artist at the Peak of her Career sings the songs of Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen.

A new collection by the leading interpreter of song and worldwide acclaimed performer of Bob Dylan's work; Barb Jungr brings together her hardest hitting set to date of these two great music icons, featuring their political and philosophical songs in her contemporary arrangements.

"A four star show built around her enthralling collection of songs by Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen." The Times
"commanding and rhapsodic singing bring connection and insight….superlative arrangements…to give such standards precious new life is quite some achievement." 8/10 UNCUT
"This music is the North American Songbook's climax revealed by its greatest interpreter." ***** 5 stars The Independent
"1000 Kisses Deep is heart stopping. Jungr's attention to timbre and nuance brings new depth to every syllable." The Sunday Times

"Arguably the finest cabaret singer in recent times " (Rough Guide to Pop), Barb is "possibly our greatest interpreter of Dylan's songs", said Billy Bragg, who introduced her onto the BBC filmed Barbican performance of Dylan's songs. At the request of her fans and lovers of two of the most glorious and philosophically tough popular songwriters ever , Jungr is performing and recording her most demanding repertoire to date.

In 2013 Jungr has toured the USA with seasons in Indianapolis and New York, performed in Toronto, Canada, toured Australia headlining at the Adelaide Cabaret festival and appearing in the Melbourne Recital Hall's celebration of the American Songbook series, appeared in the O'Neill Gala performance and Cabaret Festival in Connecticut, alongside performances in England, Scotland and Wales.

She has in the last 12 months been a featured guest on BBC radio's Saturday Live, Start the Week, Midweek and A Good Read, and she appeared in the BBC4 TV's documentary 'The Lives and Pain of the Jazz Divas'. She was featured in the Telegraph, Time Out and the Independent.

Barb Jungr is "mesmerising" (The New York Times) and "Casually virtuosic" (The Guardian)

Songs include - A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall, A Thousand Kisses Deep, Chimes of Freedom, Its Alright Ma I'm Only Bleeding, First we Take Manhattan and more.

"One of the best interpreters of Jacques Brel and Bob Dylan anywhere on this angst ridden planet today." (The Village Voice)
"On stage she's a lioness" (The Sydney Morning Herald)
"Jungr leaves them all for dead in terms of how to work a room" (Aussie Theatre)
"One of the best night club singers in the world" (Time Out New York)
"This is a performer at the peak of her career who has been acknowledged worldwide" (Time Out)

Time Out New York awarded her CD 'The Men I Love' Best Cabaret CD of the year in 2010, and she has received the Backstage Award for Best International Artist and the Nightlife Award for best vocalist, both in New York.

"Every singer in New York could learn from her" said music journalist Will Friedwald, who wrote of Jungr's first recorded CD of Dylan's work "In 2002, the British singer Barb Jungr released 'Barb Jungr sings Bob Dylan: Every Grain of Sand', which is, as far as I'm concerned, the most significant vocal album of the 21st century thus far" (The Wall Street Journal).

All Barb's past CD's are available on Amazon UK and Amazon US, and through Linn Records and Naim.

www.barbjungr.com
www.youtube.com/user/barbjungrsings
www.facebook.com/OfficialBarbJungr
www.naimlabel.com/barb-jungr
www.linnrecords.com/barb-jungr

£12/£10adv

£10.00 + £1.00 Booking fee = £11.00

tickets are available
 

16 and over