A Festival favourite, Brown is a flamboyant wizard of song and tap who has been seen widely on BBC TV & ABC, was the featured artist at Oprah Winfrey’s birthday party for Maya Angelou and has earned critical acclaim from reviewers (‘Exceptional' The Scotsman ★★★★★, ‘Brown was born to perform’ Broadway Baby ★★★★★). Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, he has been at the heart of the black music scene since he started stealing hearts with his dancing aged five. He had a doo-wop group as a teenager, when Cincinnati was the hub of black music, and has appeared with the likes of James Brown, BB King, The Isley Brothers, Little Stevie Wonder and many more. Right now Brown’s own single Love Stormy Weather is in the UK soul charts and is available on a 45 vinyl. More at www.movinmelvin.com
Movin' Melvin Brown: A Man, A Magic, A Music - The Story continues!
About this event
Rhythm & Blues legend Movin' Melvin Brown will take you on a Musical journey (50s-90s) through his incredible life. Described as 'The last of the great Song & Dance Men', his award-winning entertainment career spans 5 decades of singing, Tap-dancing, storytelling & laughing with the best. Songs of Sam Cooke, Ray Charles, Otis Redding, Temptations, Platters and more! Characters like the Black Preacher, the Music Box Dancer, Bojangles...
"Exceptional, sheer brilliance" ★★★★★ Scotsman
"It's a rare treat" ★★★★★ The Age
"Brown was born to perform" ★★★★★ BroadwayBaby
Feature artist at Oprah Winfrey's party for Maya Angelou, Melvin's opened for Harry Connick Jr's Australian tour and many legends.
Catch also Brown's amazing show 'CHUCK BERRY LIVES!' - The King of Rock'n'Roll's Music celebration!
Movin' Melvin Brown