Success Express Presents:

Daisy Chute + Aurora Rays + Milena

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Last Show: Friday 26 th January 2024

Piano Lounge (Covent Garden)

The Piano Lounge, PizzaExpress Live’s newest venue, is based in the heart of the West End, close to Covent Garden, Soho and ‘Theatreland’. Every Thursday and Friday night, you can expect to be entertained by world class pianists and singers, with special guest performers from the worlds of jazz, soul and musical theatre. This very special evening of three exceptional singer-songwriters will be presented by Success Express.

Daisy Chute

Scottish/American singer-songwriter Daisy Chute has found a loyal following through her award-winning songwriting and jaw-dropping vocals. Receiving the FATEA EP of 2022 award for 'Songs of Solace', Daisy followed up with her latest EP 'Maiden, Mother, Crone' launched in April 2023. Regularly selling out shows across the UK, Europe and US, Daisy can be spotted with a guitar or banjo at top arts venues such as Kings Place London, Voodoo Rooms Edinburgh and Stables Milton Keynes and festivals including Black Deer, Bristol Folk, Cambridge Folk, Beardy Folk, Wickham and Glastonbury.  Possessed with a "gorgeous voice" (Guy Garvey, Elbow) and recognised as a ‘committed, professional and creative songwriter’ (Sir Ray Davies, The Kinks), Daisy and her original music features regularly on BBC Radio including London, Scotland, Ulster, Surrey and Sussex (Record of the Week), and television including BBC 1/2/3, ITV, C4 and Sky. Her music is also playlisted across thousands of Tesco and Caffe Nero stores around the world.

AURORA RAYS

Aurora Rays is a singer - songwriter, pianist inspired by music in all its forms. She's Head of Music and owner of U-niverse.  She is based in Birmingham (UK) and she holds a jazz master degree with Distinction.  In 2022 she obtained the Global Talent Visa (UK) and she has been nominated as for “Top 50 Artists-Worldwide” at "Show4Me Music Awards 2022”.  Her debut album, released with Iola music UK and Tank of Music in 2021, has been reviewed by Rockit magazine as "An amazing debut album which needs to be listened to”.  Recent performances highlights include: Opera House - Doha (Qatar), Italy’s got talent, Scenes-Usa, Pizza Express - London, Piano Smithfiled - London, TAM - Mercato Metropolitano, Albert's Schloss - Birmingham, Sidmouth Fringe Sessions, Symphony Hall, Gaiajazz Festival, Teatro Arrigoni, Dolomiti Blues & Soul Festival and many others.

MILENA

Montenegro born, London based singer-songwriter and all-round multi-talented musician Milena skilfully fuses a classical elements with pop, soul and funk.  Her many and varied songs showcase her freshness and positivity as an artist and a performer and we are excited to welcome her back to PizzaExpress Live.