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Essence of Eva - Eva Cassidy Tribute

  • Date

    Sun 18 Jun


    The Assembly Room


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Starring Eva's brother Dan Cassidy and James Hickman

Laura Claire destined to become a professional singer is blessed with great talent, charisma and a unique voice. Laura is a very gifted vocalist and a natural performer, with her warm personality and a style that draws her audience within, using her voice and her storytelling performances. From her love and passion of her favourite musician, an Eva Cassidy Tribute arises. Laura Claire welcomes you to her exclusive tribute show from someone who truly loves Eva’s music and has been moved by her tragic story.

Laura’s voice will take you on a soul-stirring journey through the life of Eva, making the tribute credible of Eva Cassidy as though she was alive once more. Essence of Eva adds a touch of class with visual imagery and a light show to create the mood and like Eva Cassidy, Laura Claire has the rare ability to move listeners with her soulful performance and stunning vocals, portraying Eva’s voice, heart felt lyrics and her style of music classics.

Laura Claire presents this flawless memorability of the industries finest and never forgotten female singer, Eva Cassidy. Essence of Eva reveals Eva’s heartbreaking story and fascinating facts and insights into the Eva we all love and miss. This captivating tribute closely recreates the magic of Eva who had 10 million record sales worldwide includes the greatest hits, Songbird, Fields of Gold, Autumn Leaves and of course Over the Rainbow, as well as a selection of songs by some of the legends that inspired her. (Etta James, Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald and more.)

Laura Claire has now had her dreams come true as Dan Cassidy, Eva’s brother and his musical duo James Hickman is performing at the launch of Essence of Eva, Eva Cassidy Tribute show. This show is the very first Eva Cassidy tribute Dan Cassidy has appeared to within the UK and is a once in a lifetime show not to be missed, so join Laura Claire and support her passion to continue the music and life of Eva Cassidy. The show will be a night to remember, so have tissues at the ready in this heart warming and tearful spectacular.

James Hickman and Dan Cassidy

A transatlantic duo inspired by the traditions of America and Britain.

Hickman’s emotive, soaring vocals and driving guitar is complemented by Cassidy’s ingenious and virtuosic fiddling. Their sound flows from the connection between British and American folk and is bursting with all the humour, heartbreak and excitement of these genres. The lively English wit of Hickman is set against Cassidy’s bone-dry irony and American drawl as they take audiences on a dynamic and unforgettable transatlantic journey.

Essence Of Eva is to raise awareness of Eva' tragic story and funds for cancer charity Melanoma UK. As Eva Cassidy was taken by this horrid disease, the aim of this event is to help and support others in memory of Eva.

Dan Cassidy and Laura have come together to raise awareness of Eva’s heart-breaking story, her music and to support others suffering and taken by Melanoma cancer.


Tickets £15

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