Jools Holland’s Bath show rescheduled for 2021Posted on: 30 Jul 2020
Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra will now perform in Bath on in December 2021.
Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra, plus some specials guests, were due to perform at The Forum on Friday 6 November 2020.
But due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, the show has been postponed. On the bright side, a brand-new date for the show has been revealed.
Jools, the Orchestra and some special guests will now perform at The Forum on Thursday 9 December 2021. Get ready for a night of ska boogie-woogie and blues.
Ticket holders will be contacted by their point of purchase to move their tickets to the rescheduled dates, and customers unable to attend the new dates can apply for a refund until 30 October 2020.
Haven't got a ticket? No problem. Get yours here.
A television presenter, multi-talented musician and composer: Jools Holland has many strings to his bow.
Originally a founding member of the band Squeeze, Jools later formed his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra; a 19-piece selection of vocalists, guitarists, wind instruments and more.
Jools leads the Orchestra, as a boogie-woogie pianist.
Since the Orchestra’s formation, they have played to audiences of more than 300,000 each year, in countries across the world.
When the new Bath date was announced, Jools commented:
“Since the age of seventeen, I have spent my entire life performing on tour. Therefore, it is with sadness and disappointment that myself, my orchestra and our special guests have been forced to postpone our Autumn & Winter shows."
"Due to the world pandemic the tour will take place in 2021, with special guest performers to be announced shortly."
He continued: "I apologise to everyone who was looking forward to seeing us, and I speak for my whole orchestra and crew, when I say we are all longing to return to the boogie playing field next year. I hope that all of you are alright."
"More likely to order a pizza than go dancing..." - @Guy_Garvey reminisces the early days with @Elbow in this week's show.— Later...with Jools Holland on BBC Two (@BBCLater) June 20, 2020
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Now, we mentioned the tour would include some special guests.
Over the years, Jools has hosted many guests during his UK tours, including Eddi Reader, Lulu, Joss Stone, Melanie C and Marc Almond.
The special guests for Jools' 2021 show in Bath have not yet been announced, so keep an eye on The Forum's social media pages for updates.
At the moment, Jools is recording his next album which will focus on his piano stylings, plus some collaborations with other top instrumentalists. Fans can look forward to hearing the material live in 2021.
Join Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra at The Forum in Bath on Thursday 9 December 2021. Get your tickets now via Seetickets.
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