The Brink – Broadway Market’s only live music venue.
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Ali Affleck at The Brink
16 December 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm£8.00
“Ali Affleck is not a household name yet- but I think she soon will be” […] “Ali sings with the same kind of élan and swing that is very evident in the recordings of a certain Billie Holiday. Now this is high praise indeed but I can assure you that it is entirely accurate.”- BBC Jazzhouse.
“Scotland’s Bonafide Queen of Vintage Jazz and Blues – she means every word she sings! With such raw emotion in a performance you immediately feel engaged in the most intimate conversation … Ali carries you to deep majestic places brimming with optimism before turning the tide; the air is engulfed with shattered moods of absolute despair” – OCWeekly
“OUTSTANDING – A real masterclass in grassroots Jazz. Her voice was deep and smooth and I wanted to just wrap myself up in it. It was a real privilege to witness a singer that channels Billie Holiday with so much charm and poise.” – Edinburgh 49
” Where she particularly excelled was as a musical storyteller. St James Infirmary and The Black-Eyed Blues were stand-outs because Affleck didn’t just churn out the lyrics; she used them to bring the characters mentioned in these songs to life, and to create atmosphere”- The Scotsman