Grammy winning Joss Stone billed for fundraising concert

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The Theatre Guild will come alive with music when Grammy award singing British sensation, Joss Stone, will take to the stage alongside local acts to delight fans in Guyana.

The event, billed for January 28, 2019, will take place in the Eucalyptus Garden Amphi-Theatre of The Theatre Guild of Guyana, in Georgetown.

Stone, who won a Grammy in 2007 for best R&B singer, is on the last leg of her Total World Tour this month in the Caribbean. She is currently in Cuba and will perform in Haiti next week before heading to Guyana the following week and then to Suriname.  Stone’s performance kicks off the growing Guyana “Season of Jazz and R&B” which will culminate in the much anticipated G-Jazz Festival in April, 2019.

Among the local artists lined up to perform alongside Stone are Lerone Souvenir and AtajahMikey Smith, Maszka Jazz with Indus Voices, and Gavin Mendonza.

Stone will perform in Guyana for the benefit of two charities “Help and Shelter” and “The University of Guyana’s Artist in Residence Programme”.

The event is a partnership among the Joss Stone Foundation, The Theatre Guild, The University of Guyana, Guyana’s Ministry of the Presidency, Ministry of Culture – Department of Music, and the Ministry of Business – Tourism Department. The British High Commission in Guyana is also a collaborator. 

The concert is on Monday January 28 from 7pm to 9.30pm. Tickets are $6000 for ringside chairs and 3000 for grass. The event is also a child friendly one. 

Tickets are available at The University of Guyana’s Office of Philanthropy and at the Theatre Guild on weekdays from 10 am to 5 pm and on Saturdays from 10am to 2pm. For reservations persons are encouraged to call (592) 614-2244, 662-5036 and 669-8989.

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