Gifts From the King

Concert or Performance

16 Nov 2018 to 17 Nov 2018

Adelaide singer and cabaret artist Mel McCaig will premiere her first solo show ‘Gifts from the King’ as part of the 2018 Feast Festival.

Renowned for her co-creations Flat on your Bacharach, Women with Standards and Joni Mitchell homage The Fiddle and the Drum, Mel McCaig has spent the last 5 years singing with internationally acclaimed Elvis Presley Tribute Artists from the UK, Australia and the USA—an experience that she says compelled her to create this new work.

Performing with 5 leading Adelaide musicians and with musical direction by Carol Young (State Theatre Co. SA, State Opera SA, Belvoir St Theatre, Brink) Mel says Gifts from the King will deliver fresh and unexpected interpretations of Elvis’ most loved songs including tender ballads, big vocal harmonies, raw energy and honest storytelling.

“As a jazz educated singer I had reservations about entering the Elvis world!” Mel says.

“There can be a lot of judgement about Elvis Presley’s music and the image that has been created of him over many years. But I found myself completely falling in love with his songs. Each night on stage I would discover…

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Facilities

Disabled access available

Event Times

16 Nov 2018 to 17 Nov 2018

Once Only Event

Venue

Holden Street Theatres

34 Holden Street, Hindmarsh, 5007

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