Blues and Roots Prod Shot

Blues and Roots

Live at
New Wimbledon Theatre
Mon 14 Nov 2022
  Tickets available from £15.50
with no transaction fees

New Wimbledon Theatre

Mon 14 Nov 2022
93 The Broadway, Wimbledon, London SW19 1QG, UK
Mon at 19:00
For group bookings of 10 or more:

The concert will feature a first half performance from Merton Music Foundation’s Merton Youth Concert Band,  presenting an uplifting programme of well-known film and popular music favourites. The second half showcases MMF’s young jazz musicians  (the Jazz Jumpers, Jazz Works and Merton Youth Jazz Orchestra), playing an independent set, then performing the music of Charles Mingus alongside the Blues And Roots Ensemble.

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Led by double bassist Ed Babar, Blues and Roots Ensemble (BARE) specialises in sharing the music by the great bandleader/composer, Charles Mingus, through concerts and education projects. A diverse nonet of top international musicians from South Africa to Sicily, India to Cuba, BARE has quickly grown a reputation for its captivating and raucous performances, as well as new initiatives in creative teaching and outreach work. 

The band has performed sell out shows at prestigious venues including The Jazz Cafe, Cambridge Jazz Festival, The Vortex, Pizza Express, Soho, The Ashtead Jazz Club, Spice of Life Soho and The Elgar Room at The Royal Albert Hall.

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New Wimbledon Theatre

93 The Broadway, Wimbledon, London SW19 1QG, UK
Wimbledon Station and South Wimbledon Station
The box office will open 90 minutes prior to performances.
There is a cloakroom available at this venue at no cost.

Standing proudly since 1910, New Wimbledon Theatre has garnered a glittering reputation as a premier theatrical venue in South West London. The Grade II listed building has a beautiful Edwardian auditorium and, with a capacity of over 1,500 (one of the largest in London), the venue hosts touring productions as well as an annual pantomime each Christmas.

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New Wimbledon Theatre

Mon 14 Nov 2022
93 The Broadway, Wimbledon, London SW19 1QG, UK
Mon at 19:00
For group bookings of 10 or more: