Country music fans should head to the Fleur De Lys club

2009-08-17 00:00

THE Fleur De Lys club is playing host to a scrumptious selection of music from some of the country’s most talented performers during The Witness Hilton Arts Festival.

At 8 pm on Friday, September 18, and 4 pm on Saturday, September 19, you can enjoy the talents of Evan Roberts, Liesl Coppin, Shelley McLean and Melanie Roberts in The Bald And The Beautiful, a wry look at life and friendships with music from The Pussycat Dolls, Bob Dylan, Take That, Justin Timberlake, Queen, The Bee Gees and more.

If you’re a fan of country music, then make sure you don’t miss Kicking It Country, in which Darren King, Marion Loudon and Janna Ramos-Violante pay tribute to some of the legends of country music including Kenny Rogers, Dolly Parton, Glen Campbell, Willie Nelson, Patsy Cline and Tammy Wynette. See it on Saturday, September 19 at 12 pm and Sunday, September 20 at 3 pm.

Evan Roberts is back on stage on Saturday, September 19, at 2 pm and Sunday, September 20, at 11 am, in Let’s Misbehave. He’s joined by Anthony Stonier and Carol Trench for this slick, witty, stylish revue.

Shelley MacLean, Marion Loudon and Janna Ramos-Violante return to the stage on Saturday, September 19, at 6 pm — this time with Elizabeth Perkins — in Girls Behaving Badly, a cheeky tribute to legendary bad girls of the music industry including Diana Ross, Amy Winehouse and Madonna.

Syd Kitchen takes the stage on Saturday, September 19 at 8 pm with his show Africa Is Not For Sissies! This up close and personal solo show features his own music and anecdotes from his many decades on the road.

The weekend’s musical extravaganza ends on a high note on Sunday, September 20 at 6.30 pm with Gumboots and Glitter — Ian and Rory at their Best, in which Ian von Memerty and Rory Rootenberg perform highlights from their favourite musicals and shows, including P hantom of The Opera, A Handful of Keys and Big Band Blast.

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