Cleveland Watkiss

LONDON Southbank Centre / Queen Elizabeth Hall
Belvedere Road
London
SE1 8 XX

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Award-winning vocalist Cleveland Watkiss marks his 60th year with a vast retrospective of music from his extensive back catalogue along with his lauded take on the Great Jamaican Songbook, featuring the songs of Gregory Isaacs, Dennis Brown, Delroy Wilson, and more.

Cleveland will also be joined by an array of musical guests, drawing from his collaborators old and new – a who’s who list of the British-Caribbean musical legends including Orphy Robinson, Jason Yarde, Byron Wallen, Ayanna Witter-Johnson, and more to be announced.

  • ‘ He writes and performs beautiful songs, and sings them in a voice that recalls Ray Charles and Bobby McFerrin. ’
    (Guardian)
  • ‘ A genuine virtuoso. ’
    (Independent)