Tag: Live at blues Alley

Eva Cassidy’s 59th birthday

Eva Cassidy At Blues Alley

“I was made in Germany,” Eva Cassidy used to tell her friends. She was born on February 2, 1963 at 10 PM in the Washington Hospital Centre in Washington, DC. Her first name was taken from her great grandmother Eva McGrew who sang and played guitar in church. The family’s …

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“The beauty of her tone makes Eva Cassidy’s singing so honest.”

One Night That Changed Everything

The documentary One Night That Changed Everything begins powerful with the words of manager Al Dale: “Give a Blues Alley welcome to Eva Cassidy!” The former band members of the American singer, who died in 1996, enter the famous jazz club in Georgetown DC two by two. The 50-minute documentary …

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Eva Cassidy Live At Blues Alley: 25 years ago

Eva Cassidy in Georgetown

Twenty-five years ago, on 2 and 3 January 1996, the Eva Cassidy band performed two nights at Blues Alley, a jazz club in Georgetown DC. The album Nightbird (2015) contains the complete concert that the Eva Cassidy Band gave on the second evening. The musicians had played there before with …

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