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Friday, March 23rd, 2018
YolanDa Brown – “Love Politics War” Australia Tour Double MOBO Award winning YolanDa Brown is the premier female saxophonist in the UK, known for seamlessly blending jazz, soul, and reggae. After a hugely successful week at Bird’s Basement in Melbourne in 2017, she makes her eagerly anticipated Australian National debut on her “Love Politics War” Tour, celebrating 10 years in music. YolanDa has toured with Diana Krall, The Temptations, Billy Ocean, and collaborated with artists such as Snarky Puppy’s Bill Laurance, Reggae Legend Bob Marley’s son Julian, and the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra. She is a broadcaster – working on TV and radio, a foodie, and can complete a Rubik’s cube in under 5 minutes… on a good day! Brown was recently awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Arts by the University of East London and also invited to meet the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh at Buckingham Palace. She has played to Presidents and Heads of States and she is a celebrity ambassador for the Prince’s Trust, Children and the Arts, as well as Chair of Youth Music. A real renaissance woman, set to reach new heights… Join YolanDa Brown for a fantastic evening of sunshine music on her Australian Tour and eagerly anticipated return to Bird’s Basement.