Diverse range of talent celebrated in cabaret night

Hastings has of the most vibrant music scenes on the south coast and with no shortage of first class entertainment, there's a mind boggling array of musical talent on offer.

Tuesday, 26th April 2016, 8:15 am
Updated Thursday, 7th June 2018, 10:14 pm
Dusty Limits at Fusion Cabaret in the Observer Building
Dusty Limits at Fusion Cabaret in the Observer Building

It’s with this in mind that Fusion Cabaret will present a “fabulous feast” of musical genres, fused together in one place, for one special evening. Fusion Cabaret brings together Hastings jazz legend and multi-award-winning singer Liane Carroll, and darling of the London cabaret scene and award winning singerand songwriter Dusty Limits.

The event will be held on Friday May 6 at the Observer Building in Cambridge Road from 7-11pm, with doors open at 6pm for happy hour. Tickets cost £15 from B&T Music, Musicn’s Not Dead or Hastings Tourist Information.

Dusty Limits, also known as Dorian Black, is a singer, comic, actor, writer and director and one of the most celebrated figures on the ‘new cabaret’ scene. He performs everything from Cole Porter to Portishead, Tom Lehrer to Tom Waits, along with his own compelling original songs, Based in London, he has performed at cabarets and clubs around the world, in New York, Berlin and Dublin, all over the UK and Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

Joining Liane and Dusty are the hugely popular and ever-entertaining father and son folk duo Blakely and Son. Bring into the mix drummer and event director Russell Field, who regularly tours with Barbara Dixon and Midge Ure, and bass maestro Roger Carey, and you have all the ingredients you need for a superb experience. In addition, a pop-up performance by the exceptional talent of Barefoot Opera promises to make this evening a joyous celebration of all things musical.

Liane Carroll has made a recent announcement confirming her appearance in the Proms this year performing with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra of Scotland and Fusion Cabaret is “thrilled” that she will be part of this exciting event.