Kaz Hawkins

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02/09/2022 All day
Arlington Arts Booking Office
Phone: Please contact the venue or organiser for bookings, cancellations or further information on 01635 244 246
Arlington Arts
Phone:01635 244246
Address: Arlington Arts Mary Hare, Newbury RG14 3BQ

Kaz Hawkins

Award winning Belfast singer/songwriter Kaz Hawkins isn't just a classic blues interpretation.

She is from a generation and culture where blues emotion is gladly mixed with a soul voice, gospel flights, some rock guitars and cry ballads.

Discovered supporting Sir Van Morrison, she exploded onto the Irish blues scene winning numerous awards. She then began to win awards in the UK and was invited to represent the United Kingdom in Memphis and then again in Denmark where she became the first UK act to win at the European Blues Challenge in 2017. When she isn't touring, you will hear Kaz as a presenter on BBC Radio with her show Kaz Hawkins Got The Blues or giving lectures for charities on using music as a mental health tool. Kaz will return to the UK after a 4 year hiatus with her French/Belgian band for some exclusive shows.

After moving to France in 2019, the French public fell in love with her heartbreaking hit ballads, Lipstick & Cocaine & Because You Love Me. Kaz then signed a record deal one year later with the famous Paris blues label Dixiefrog Records and cemented her life in France. Never forgetting what her UK fans have given her, Kaz can't wait to return with new material, new stories and some good ole Belfast Craic.

PRESS QUOTES (UK)

'Belfast's finest blues export since Van Morrison' Belfast Telegraph

'If you can imagine a cross between Janis Joplin, Aretha Franklin and Etta James, you’d be getting somewhere close to describing Kaz Hawkins' Blues & Soul Magazine

‘A gospel blues rafter-raiser in the great tradition of Aretha Franklin and Mavis Staples’ Classic Rock Blues Magazine

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