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Nik West plus Wainwright/Kinzel Duo - TD Victoria International JazzFest

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Saturday, June 24th, 2017
7:30 PM

When you first see Nik West it’s hard not to stare at that eye-poppingly colourful Mohawk and be seduced by her sexy glamour. But when she grabs her electric bass and starts churning out delicious funk grooves, it’s obvious that it’s her outsized musical talent and endless energy that have made her one of the biggest up-and-comers on the R&B side of town.


Called “the female Lenny Kravitz” by Dave Stewart of Eurythmics fame, Nik combines serious bass chops and highly expressive singing with outrageous onstage panache – not surprising considering she spent time as Prince’s protégé and bassist! She has already released two CDs, shared stages with John Mayer, Macy Gray, and George Clinton/Parliament Funkadelic, and has even dropped an impressive cover of AC/DC’s “Back in Black” that made her a favourite of Steven Tyler.


If you’ve got a pulse you won’t want to miss this one! Hubie Wang (guitar), Clifton Williams (keyboards), Rjay Norwood (drums), Nichelle West (backing vocals), and Amber Sauer (backing vocals).


Tickets Available: Royal & McPherson Box Office 250-386-6121 Victoria Jazz Society office 202-345 Quebec St. Victoria, BC; 250-388-4423 Lyle's Place 770 Yates St. Victoria, BC


Online: http://www.rmts.bc.ca/events/nik-west-2017-centennial-square


 


 


 


 

Cost: General: $29
Category: Concerts | Music
    Blues | R&B
    Jazz
Festivals
Location: Centennial Square
Douglas & Pandora, Victoria
This event is for Everyone
More Info: Victoria Jazz Society
info@jazzvictoria.ca
250-388-4423
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