Music

Eddi Reader

Eddi Reader is perhaps Scotland’s greatest living female voice and will celebrate her 40th year on stage with a 40 Years Live concert tour.

From her earliest years playing the folk clubs of western Scotland and learning how to street sing across Europe (like her hero Edith Piaf ) Eddi’s path soon led her to a professional career in music as a backing singer for Eurythmics and Gang of Four. Her band Fairground Attraction had huge international success and number one hits with Perfect and debut album First of a Million Kisses which stormed the charts in the late 1980s.

Throughout her successful solo career, Eddi has released consistently great works, including highly acclaimed albums such as The Songs of Robert Burns and last years Cavalier. She has won Brit Awards, been awarded four honorary degrees, an MBE, sung to millions on some of the world’s greatest concert and festival stages and collaborated with a host of stars across a myriad of genres including folk, jazz, pop, world, punk and even classical work with various orchestras.

In 2019 Eddi was invited to be a special guest with Jools Holland’s Rhythm & Blues Orchestra for an extensive tour, she released her Starlight EP, played sold out headline shows and recorded a programme for BBC Radio’s Classic Scottish Album series about her Robert Burns recordings and appeared on BBC Television’s Songs of Praise and as part of Billy Connolly’s Made In Scotland series.

The 40 Years Live concerts promise to be something special, as with any Eddi Reader concert, the magic is being made in the moment, no two concerts ever the same.

"Flawless, not just perfect, world class." R2 Magazine

"Timeless and universal."  The Scotsman

"A voice that floats like honey."
Acoustic

" Eddi has the rare ability to tell personal and often intimate stories, but to leave them open to everyone." Record Collector

"One of my favourite singers of all time." Jools Holland

This is the new rescheduled date from Tuesday 29 September 2020.

All tickets, including pre-booked venue parking, will remain valid for the new date. If you need to contact us to discuss your booking please email dmh-office@leicester.gov.uk

Please read our FAQs before visiting where we explain all our covid-secure measures.

The biggest change is you must have proof of your covid status to get into the hall. We are also staggering entry times to avoid congestion.

For this event, we would appreciate it if you could try to arrive between the following times:
6:30 to 7pm - if you are sitting in the Upper Circle, Rear Circle or Tiered Stalls rows P to X
7 to 7:30pm - if you are sitting in the Flat Stalls, Tiered Stalls rows A to O, or the Left, Right and Front Circles

For anyone who has booked a space in our customer car park, this will be open from 6.15pm to allow time to park in advance. If you have not booked a space, you can book it online, at £4 per space, subject to availability.

For full information about our covid-secure procedures, including where to go when you get here and what you can do, read the FAQs. Please take time to read them thoroughly before your visit and if you have any queries get in touch by email dmh-office@leicester.gov.uk or calling 0116 233 3111.

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When & Where

De Montfort Hall
Available
Wednesday, 29 September
19:30