Julie Roberts UK Jazz, and Blues Singer
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Some of Julie's earlier appearances

long before she started singing with pianist Michael Hinton

2011


Friday 8 July -  A short excerpt from Airs and Disgraces - Findon Acoustic Club


Saturday 9th July - Julie is a guest singer with the Dave Fellingham Big Band in the Uckfield Festival.


Friday 25 March 2011 -  Honeywood Lane Acoustic Club, Oakwood Hill, Surrey. Julie Roberts, Leonie Mansell and Gary Holder (double bass) with the 2011 version of their Airs and Disgraces poetry and song show.  


Friday 25 February  -  At the Floating Fish Cabaret Club, Worthing

2010

Friday 12th November -Julie solo -   Celebration/Fund Raising Dinner- To Celebrate the 3rd Anniversary of the Ashenground Community Centre, Haywards Heath.

Saturday 30th October -  Haywards Heath, Sussex.  Julie Roberts and Classical Folk

Saturday 16th October - Julie with Gary Holder took part in an Evening of Folk - In aid of the work of Friends of St Mary's Church, Horsham.

Friday September 24th Julie and Gary Holder - a small set at the opening of the Honeywood Lane Music Club.

 6 March  - Julie at Coolham, Gary's Live Music Club.

A brilliant set played on piano and with Gary Holder on double bass. Julie's singing of How insensitive was “sublime”.

2 April 2010  - Julie sang with the Dave Fellingham Big Band with an audience of over 700 people. A great concert.

2009

Saturday 1 August - Airs and Disgraces, the full show with Julie, Leonie and Gary, for a private birthday party near Ditchling. This was a resounding success. "Fantastic. It exceeded our expectations. Brilliant. Brilliant. Everyone loved it." - L.W.

Thursday 23 July - SUNNY WORTHING ARTS FESTIVAL

Sunny Worthing Arts Group

Airs and Disgraces (mini version) - with performance poet, Leonie Mansell, Julie Roberts (vocals and guitar), and Gary Holder (double bass)

Saturday  11 July 2009 - The Dave Fellingham Big Band - Uckfield Festival  -   Principle singers Jenny Jarvis and John Yeo. Guest singer Julie Roberts

Saturday 13th June 2009 - Music Evening - Haywards Heath  -  Church of the Ascension. Julie did a superb, relaxed one hour solo set of soul, standards, blues, and folk songs. As always a polished professional performance with interesting introductions to the songs, impeccable guitar playing and great songs sung with feeling.  The audience was warmly appreciative  -  the fourth year that Julie has performed for this church.

This was a fund-raising concert for the church.

5 April - The full Airs and Disgraces show at Horsham Folk Club with Gary Holder and Leonie Mansell. Feisty poetry and song. Superb performances from all three. Comments from the audience included "Superb!" and "Absolutely brilliant. I'd like to book the whole show for my birthday party."

25 March  -  State Hall, Heathfield, Sussex. Julie had a guest spot singing with the Dave Fellingham Big Band.

2008

29 November - Concert Church of the Ascension, Haywards Heath, (Third successive year.) Julie solo.

5 November  -  Julie sang with David Fellingham, trumpet and keyboard. Private event.

Sunday 21 September  -   Windsor Fringe Festival -  Julie, and Leonie performed Airs and Disgraces with Gary Holder.  

Saturday 20 September -  United Nations International Day of Peace event, Burgess Hill.  Julie and Gary performed in the Market Place shopping centre.

Thursday 18 September -  Sanctuary Cafe, Brighton.  Julie, and Leonie performed Airs and Disgraces with Gary.  

Thursday 11 September -   BBC Southern Counties Radio, shortly after 4pm. Drivetime with Sarah Gorrell. Julie and Leonie interviewed.  They played the Tracy Chapman song from Julie and Gary's CD. It's called Baby Can I Hold You ? (although for years we have called it Sorry).

Wednesday  10 September, BBC Radio Kent (+BBC Southern Counties Radio, BBC Radio Solent,  BBCRadio Oxford, BBC Radio Berkshire) Roger Day Across the South,  8pm. Julie with Leonie Mansell and Gary Holder., interviewed + Julie sang Fifteen Summers by Gallagher and Lyle (Gary Holder on double bass) - probably the song she is most often asked to sing. Picture on intro page.

Friday 5 September. Julie was the singer with the David Fellingham  Big Band. Private event, Worthing.

Wednesday 27 August  -  Arundel Festival  -  Julie, Gary, and Leonie performed Airs and Disgraces  at the Norfolk Centre.

Friday 20 June  -  Julie did a set at the Washington Music Club.

16 May 2008  -  Brighton Fringe Festival. -  Julie sang with the David Fellingham Big Band at the Clarendon Centre, Brighton,

Friday 23rd May -  Brighton Festival Fringe. Julie Roberts, performance poet, Leonie Mansell  with Gary Holder  on double bass at Brighton Media Centre.

28 March  -  Floating Fish Cabaret,  Worthing. Excerpt from Airs and Disgraces

14 March  -  Julie at The Airport Club, Shoreham by Sea.

Sunday 24 February  -  Julie and Gary were at Horsham Folk Club.

Also played

Horsham Town Hall, White Hart Barn Theatre, Ardingly, supporting Emily Slade. Reigate CND benefit concert, with others. Caterham,  Benefit Concert for Medecin sans Frontieres. Redhill YMCA, "Fitness for Life" benefit concert, contribution, Horsham Arts Festival, Julie and Gary at the "Arts Cafe" Henfield Hall.  Open air concert, Horsham Town Centre, "Folk at the Forum".  Four gigs at Broadstairs Folk Festival, Kent. Town Centre, Haywards Heath and Burgess Hill:  United Nations'International Day of Peace Celebrations. Croydon Folk Club Julie and Gary. Streatham Festival. Julie guest singer with Ziz All Star Big Band, Brighton, Uckfield, Heathfield, Horsham.  Horsham Town Music Festivals,  Redhill YMCA,  Horsham Folk Club. La Communauté du Pain de Vie, Bayeux, France. La Tourmente Tapas Bar, Montgenevre, French Alps.






Julie playing keyboard at Redhill, February, 2013


1 February 2013 Julie took part in a fund-raising concert at the YMCA, Redhill, singing to guitar and keyboard accompaniniment.





In the BBC Radio Kent studio with Roger Day  before the interview and a performance  went out live on Radio Kent, Southern Counties Radio, Radio Solent, Radio Berkshire and Radio Oxford, 10 September 08.


Julie sang with

Jazz Group   

Sunday 2 September 2012

at The Black Jug, Horsham.

David Fellingham, keyboard and bandleader. Julie Roberts, vocals.  Ollie Green, percussion. Raul D’Oliveira, trumpet and flugelhorn.

Swingbandit at the Black Jug, Horsham
5 August 2012


15 October 2012  At the Capitol Theatre, Horsham, UK.  
Julie Roberts on stage with Gary Holder on double bass and
poet, Leonie Mansell.


Julie playing the keyboard and singing  -  Capitol Theatre, Horsham, 15 October 2012


Julie Roberts, Leonie Mansell and Gary Holder performing in the church of St Mary de Haura, Shoreham by Sea, in the Wordfest festival, 6 October 2012. The choir of Shoreham Singers-by-Sea can be seen in red and black.

Fantastic event !


The Dave Fellingham Big Band
Concert for Haiti


Good Friday, 2 April, 2010


Clarendon Centre, New England Street, Brighton

Julie was one of the soloists performing with the Big Band to an audience of over 700 people. The concert raised £13,007- 06 for projects in Haiti run by the Tear Fund charity. Congratulations to all who worked to make this concert an outstanding success both musically and as a fund-raising project. It was a truly brilliant evening. More about the Big Band on the “About” page.




















Julie Roberts performing at Horsham Forum, 2005.