The music of Aretha Franklin featuring Acantha Lang and Lily Dior

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Last Show: Saturday 14 th July 2018

PizzaExpress Live (Holborn)

Janette Mason, one of this country’s finest arrangers and keyboard players has put together an exciting show taking classic songs from Aretha’s extensive catalogue, featuring New Orleans born blues singer Acantha Lang and Australian Soul Diva, Lily Dior plus an all-star band. Expect to hear tunes from Aretha’s early days - 'Natural Woman' right up to the classic disco cuts of the 80s 'Freeway' and 'What A Fool Believes'.

Acantha Lang

Acantha Lang has been making quite a name for herself since relocating to London. Born in New Orleans her Blues-influenced, sensuous, soulful voice alongside her tremendous and fine-tuned stage presence has taken her on a journey from a residency at the Harlem Grill to performing all over the world.


Lily Dior

Recognised as one of Australia’s finest singers, Lily Dior has shared the stage with a remarkable list of musicians from around the world performing at The Sydney Opera and Sydney Town Hall.

She has spent the last year in London building her reputation. She is an in-demand performer appearing at all the iconic jazz venues including Ronnie’s Scotts’s and The 606 Club.