Nicola Farnon

New to our Louth audience but popular with our friends from the Grimsby area we are delighted to welcome Nicola Farnon to the Riverhead Theatre for the first time.

Nicola’s performances, with her wide variety of music, versatility and attention to detail, keeps audiences spellbound with classic songs ranging from 1930’s to the 1970s. A truly talented singer, Nicola has a passionate, swinging style, outstanding personality with a charismatic stage presence to match – and an uncanny ability to adapt her performance to captivate and embrace any audience.

Widely recognised as one of the classiest Jazz and Swing musicians in the UK, Wiltshire born and now Sheffield resident, Nicola has a remarkable musical pedigree, both parents being professional classical musicians and her great uncle no less than the late Robert Farnon. She has played with and alongside such Jazz luminaries as Dave Newton, Digby Fairweather, Jim Mullen, Bruce Adams, Roy Williams, Alan Barnes,  Eliane Elias, Courtney Pine, Georgie Fame, Tony Kofi, Michael Garrick Jazz Britannia Orchestra, Sir John Dankworth and Dame Cleo Laine, Humphrey Lyttleton and Acker Bilke.

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