Nicole Smit: Travelling Tent Show

Ma Rainey and Bessie Smith shot to fame and fortune through travelling tent shows, which were the real birth of the blues. These traveling circuses, minstrel and tent shows were the most popular form of entertainment before film. Now in the atmospheric surrounds of the Piccolo Tent, acclaimed singer Nicole Smit takes us back in time with a show celebrating the music of those 1920s tent shows with an all-star cast including Tenement Jazz Band and singer Kat Brooks. 


You can book using the link above or by phone on 0131 226 0019 and in person at 180 High Street EH1 1QS between 10am and 6pm Monday to Friday and every day of the festival. 

Tickets will be sent by email. Please print out or show staff on your phone on the day.  

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