Sax in the City

Venue: South Street (Directions)

Sat 28 Oct, 18:15

Door time: 6pm

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Sax in the City - Chilled and fun early evening concert full of sizzling sax.
Sax in the City performs a range of classic relaxing jazz standards and pop songs converted into beautiful blissful sax renditions. Let yourself be carried away by Gerry Rafety’s  “Baker Street”, George Michaels “Careless Whisper” and “The Girl from Ipanema”… 
Sax in the City performs as a sax and bass duo and also accompanied by a full studio comprising of lush synths, Rhodes and electric piano and drums. Joined by K Darling on fretless & U-bass, Johnty Wilks plays alto / soprano saxophones and wind synthesiser. The band performs a range of sax based classic jazz and pop songs including riffs of such as Hazel O’Conner’s “Will You” and  Lionel Ritchies “Hello”. Other pop songs that Johnty converts into beautiful blissful sax renditions include “Arthurs Theme” made famous by Christopher Cross from the film “Arthur”, Cindy Dulfer's “Lilly was Here” and sax jazz classics such as “Georgia on my Mind” and “This Masquerade”.

Why not come to both concerts "Sax in the City" and "Johnty Wilks: Deep Deep Sax" for a full evening of saxophone bliss!
Please add 'Johnty Wilks: Deep Deep Sax' to your basket in the booking process.
Discounted tickets are available when you book both. 

There are plenty of restaurants and cafes within a 5-minute walk so why not venture out in the 1 hour break at 7.30pm and enjoy some food before coming back for the concert featuring Saxophonist Johnty Wilks starting at 8.30pm
Johnty Wilks Deep Deep Sax details here
"Great couple playing jazz on a summer evening” (J.A., UK)
"Live grooviness….” (A. de M., UK)
“... loved the chill tunes pouring peace over the town … very cool sound.” (S.H., UK)
Georgia on My Mind
Liquid Love  

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Ticket information

£14 advance, £17 on the door
Combo ticket (with Johnty Wilks: Deep Deep Sax): £27 advance, £32 on the door

Venue info

South Street

21 South Street, Reading, RG1 4QU

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Contact: Box Office: 0118 960 6060; Administration: 0118 937 3456

Box office is open at South Street Arts Centre on performance days one hour before the show (subject to availability)

Phone lines open Mon-Fri 10am-5pm