Love Me or Leave Me - A Tribute to Nina Simone

  • Tribute Band in Melbourne, VIC

  • Travels Nationwide
  • From $1,550 to $8,000
  • Available on Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

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A musical exploration with interwoven heartfelt stories of the life, loves and passions of the legendary NINA SIMONE. Artistic Director, Narrator and Vocalist, Christine Manetta tells Nina Simone's story through anecdote and monologue accompanied by a stellar collection of Melbourne’s most seasoned musicians, led by Musical Director Adam Rudegeair, they pay homage to Nina.
Experience a musical journey from Tribal Gospel Beginnings and Cabaret Jazz to Activist Anthems and 60’s Flower Power Hippie Songs. Songs: I Put a Spell on You, Feelin Good, Sinnerman, See-Line Woman and My Baby Just Cares for Me.
"A fabulous show and I highly recommend you check it out “- Barry Maxwell–99.3 3NRG FM


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Musicians - Main Vocalist with Piano, Bass and Drums
Christine Manetta – Vocals/Narration. A Melbourne based Vocalist/Songwriter who has worked in a multitude of genres including Urban Theatre, Jazz, Blues, Pop and Soul with notable appearances at the Thornbury Theatre, Albury Entertainment Centre and Festivals at Docklands, Castlemaine, Merimbula and Port Fairy. As well as being a Curated Guest Presenter on ABC Radio (Nina Simone Tribute Programs). Christine Manetta has also emerged recently as a dynamic Songwriter. Songs from her Album ‘One Woman One Day’ being recognised in the 2021 Australian Songwriters Association Contest and winning Three Bronze Medals in the Global Music Awards 2023. With two of Nina Simone’s works featured on the Album.

The Band will provide Drum Kit, Bass Amp, Keyboard Amp and Microphones
An onsite PA and sound system (Including 2 x Front of House Speakers and 2 x Monitors) will reduce your costs, but this can also be provided.

Songs such as
I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl
I Put A Spell On You
Love Me Or Leave Me
Feelin Good
Ain’t Got No - I Got Life
Be My Husband
Do I Move You
See-Line Woman
My Baby Just Cares Me

The show will travel Nationwide and packages can be negotiated with regard to Airfares and Accommodation

Fully Insured