SHE WILL play University Hospital Galway and a lunchtime show at Electric. She is vocalist Karen Egan, and both upcoming shows are part of the Galway Jazz Festival which runs from October 5 to 8.
Egan - who starred in Dublin By Lamplight at this year's Galway International Arts Festival - will be joined by pianist Cian Boylan and bassist Damian Evans. The trio will perform an afternoon of jazz standards from 3.30pm in the UHG main foyer on Sunday October 8. The show is a collaboration between the festival and the Galway University Hospital Arts Trust.
The trio follow that with a jazz brunch show in Electric, Abbeygate Street, on Sunday October 8 at 12 noon. Expect melody and mischief, including the hits of Marlene Dietrich, Jacques Brel, Eartha Kitt ,and Julie London, along with Egan's own ballads.
For more information and tickets see www.galwayjazz.ie