45 PACKIN' MAMA (Tracey Miller)

Sat | Bowls Club | 12pm

Tracey Miller sings songs of hard living tough times and liquor guzzling blues. Tracey is a well known singer/ songwriter who has been singing Gospel Jazz and Blues since she was 15 years old, and is no stranger to singing songs with grit and salt...

She has performed with RnB soul Diva Betty Harris, has supported The Blind Boys Of Alabama.She regularly can be seen Performing with her Band The Railway Gang every Thursday night and also performs with her family band The Dusty Millers. Tracey has recently been touring all over the country with Harry Angus, trumpet player/ singer from Cat Empire, adding her vocals to Harry’s songs from his Struggle With Glory Album. Tracey is also a regular guest with Jazz Party

45 Packin’ Mama is a show that pays tribute to the strength, resilience and toughness of the great singers from the 20’s to the 50’s performing songs by Bessie Smith,Memphis Minnie,Dinah Washington, Koko Taylor,Billie Holiday,Big Mama Thornton,and Gospel Legend Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

This is a show that celebrates woman singers who despite the odds against them became legends.

They came from poverty and hard times, endured violence and racism, yet still became unforgettable influential stars.