Shirley Bassey Tribute - Surely Bassey
Recognised by true Bassey fans as the only alternative to the real thing. If you plan to see one Shirley Bassey Tribute act, make it this one!
'Surely Bassey' - The Show With The Midas Touch!
International tribute artist/vocal impersonator Joanne has been performing globally as Dame Shirley Bassey since 2002. During the last 2 decades, she has maintained her recognised status, as the most respected and sought after Dame Shirley Bassey impersonator in the business. She has performed her authentic portrayal of Dame Shirley Bassey worldwide in over 25 countries so far.
Audiences all over the UK constantly remarked on the power and unbelievable range of Joanne’s voice. After gaining years of top cabaret experience and being constantly compared to Shirley Bassey, it was a natural progression to pay tribute to one of the best performers in the world. This sensational tribute show captures all the power, passion and glamour of Shirley in her prime.
It really is a truly unforgettable experience and Joanne’s performance is filled with all the emotion and theatre that can only be compared to Bassey herself. Surely Bassey has been thrilling corporate and private clients alike over a number of years. She has performed her Bassey tribute show for audiences all over The United Kingdom, Europe, United Arab Emirates and in 2006 she flew to America to perform her show with a fantastic 13-piece big band! See the dresses, the drama and pure sophistication of this authentic Bassey tribute.
We can offer a fantastic show, which is running in theatres & large cabaret venues called ‘The Girl from Tiger Bay – The Dame Shirley Bassey Story’. It’s a fabulous show featuring live sax, narration & screen footage, plus stunning dancers. The show can be scaled down in terms of production, duration and song content, to suit large corporate/007 events. A complete James Bond set, dedicated purely to 007 songs is also available.
The Girl from Tiger Bay tells the unique story of Dame Shirley Bassey’s incredible rise to stardom and her magical career spanning 65 years. The ultimate ‘rags to riches’ tale, you will be dazzled by this epic musical show, chronicling this remarkable artiste’s journey from the back streets of Cardiff’s Tiger Bay, to the glitz and glamour of Monte Carlo Bay. The Girl from Tiger Bay, features stunning dancers, spectacular replica costumes and a sensational saxophonist. Using powerful live performance, narrative and footage, this is a truly unmissable show.
“Surely Bassey” is suitable for many different occasions and venues including, theatres, hotels, football clubs, civic halls, piers, racecourses, casinos, corporate events, holiday resorts, golf & country clubs, theme parties and launches. The list is endless! No venue is too large or too small as PA equipment can be adapted accordingly.
Complete with top quality backing tracks or using her live band, Joanne can provide an outstanding, top class performance!
Joanne is also the celebrated author of the hilarious best seller 'Bling, Boas and Balls!'
“Surely Bassey is the best tribute to the Welsh singer!” - The SUN.
“Blew them away!” - Daily Mail.
“Fabulous!” - BBC.
"Thank you for what can only be described as a belter of a performance. I thought it was Shirley Bassey herself! We certainly made the right choice putting you in the Chairman's restaurant. I hope we will see you back at Chelsea soon." - Madeleine Coops (Group Events Manager, Chelsea Village Group) London 2003.
"What a wonderful singer. What a great voice. What a girl!" - Mr Ken Bates (Ex Chairman of Chelsea F.C. Canaletto's Restaurant, Chelsea Village) London 2003.
"She has got the gestures down to a tee!" - Peter Hepple (The Stage Newspaper 2003).
"Best at being Bassey." - Peter Hepple (The Stage) London 2004.
"Absolutely stormed it!! Give yourself a big hug for transforming the lobby of the Carlton into a magical cabaret. Gartner were absolutely delighted and I am sure we will be working together again soon." - Nikki Lowton (Event Producer, Gartner Symposium Gala) Cannes Carlton 2005.
"An ambiance of pure talent that took over the whole venue. Joanne gripped everyone's attention and filled the room with a spectacular range of perfect tones in a true Shirley Bassey style!" - Sergeant Mick Hoskins (29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery, The Royal Citadel) Plymouth 2004.
"Dressed to kill and sporting not only the near perfect identity of Shirley herself, but also accurately recreating her moves and mannerisms. The Surely Bassey Show breathed real quality from start to finish!" - Sergeant Mick Hoskins (29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery, The Royal Citadel) Plymouth 2004.
"Excellent show and such a powerful voice! Very impressive." - H.E. Robin Lamb (British Ambassador) Bahrain 2005.
"Everyone who attended agreed Joanne has a fantastic voice as she belted out number after number of Bassey classics and a few encores!" - Mr Garfield Jones (Chairman of The Welsh Society) Bahrain 2005.
“After looking at a lot of Bassey impersonators, this girl in England is the best thing going. We love her!” - Jimmy Maxwell (Big Band Leader) New Orleans U.S.A.
"Thanks so much for coming, everyone fully enjoyed your performance. It really helped the night go with a swing!" - Liz West (MGM & Sony Pictures) Los Angeles April 2006.