Back to Black returns to headline the Wellington Jazz Festival on Sunday night with Celebrating Amy Winehouse following sold-out shows in 2018 and 2019.
Commemorating her 40th birthday, this captivating performance will showcase the much-loved musical styling of five-time GRAMMY award-winning Winehouse – from her rich and expressive vocals and forthright lyrics to her eclectic mixing of genres. Audiences will be taken on a journey through Winehouse’s iconic albums Frank and Back to Black.
Rediscover the depth and beauty of Winehouse’s musical legacy with some of Aotearoa’s finest musicians. Back to Black is comprised of Festival regulars Vanessa Stacey, Lisa Tomlins, Johnny Lawrence, Darren Mathiassen, Thabani Gapara, Daniel Hayles, Eugene Fuimaono, Chris Buckland and Christian.
Secure your seat now and let her timeless music touch your soul.
Back to Black comprises of some of Aotearoa’s finest musicians including Vanessa Stacey (Chocolate Box Deluxe, Aretha with The APO), Lisa Tomlins (L.A.B., Rhombus, Lord Echo), Johnny Lawrence (EWH, Hollie Smith, Louis Baker), Darren Mathiassen (Shapeshifter, Kora), Daniel Hayles (Richter City Rebels, Hollie Smith, Clear Path Ensemble), Eugene Fuimaono (Whirimako Black Band) and the ‘Sweet Baby Jesus’ horn section, all of whom have been touched by Amy’s extraordinary career.