The Copper Cats

Birnam Arts Center, Birnam

The Copper Cats present their acclaimed show ‘One Night in New Orleans’ - This show is a riot! (Edinburgh jazz festival)

A heartfelt and humorous performance that resurrects the pioneering musicians of early blues and trad jazz, this acclaimed show has received rave reviews ever since it was first performed in 2014!

Award winning vocalist Ali Affleck is Accompanied by all star band Colin Steele on trumpet, Martin foster on reeds, Danielle price on tuba, Ross Milligan on guitar and Davide Rinaldi on drums and collectively they will take you on a journey in celebrating historically pivotal, outspoken (and often quite racy!) songs from the late 1800s to the end of the prohibition era in 1933.

“I can think of no other young singer of Scottish Jazz who can deliver this kind of material with such authenticity and so swingingly as Alison- hence her award.”- BBC Jazzhouse

"Ali is Scotland's bonafide Queen of Vintage Jazz and Blues - she means every word she sings’- ocweekly

"OUTSTANDING - A real masterclass in grassroots Jazz” - edinburgh49