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THE PIANO MEN

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Piano Men

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Starts in 9 Hours, 32 Minutes

August 21, 2018 3:05 pm - 3:55 pm Europe/London

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  • August 21, 2018
  • August 23, 2018
  • August 24, 2018
  • August 25, 2018

theSpace @ Jurys Inn (Venue 260)

43 Jeffrey Street EH1 1DH

A one-woman show…

The Piano Men is a show that takes a look at the inequalities between men and women in the music industry through some of my, Emma Knights’, favourite piano men songs. I will be sharing stories from my experiences incorporated with stories dating right back to Bach’s day. Sing us a song, you’re the piano man… I am sure they are here somewhere – the piano women.

It all begins with my dad who is my amazing and inspiring piano teacher. He has been since I was little. Is this the connection that led me to seek out other male pianists as I grew up? Or were there other factors at play? I was in my late twenties before I discovered my first inspiring female pianist and it was by accident! Come and hear my story of the men I have aspired to be like and the women I had to search to find. You will leave pondering the reasons for inequality and hopefully with some ideas to make changes for a better future.

I am debuting this one-woman show, my first ever solo show with me on vocals and keys, at the Edinburgh Fringe in August 2018.  The Piano Men includes songs from my favourite piano men; Ben Folds, Tim Minchin, Billy Joel and Elton John. It will also be the debut performance of my original song “Pianist Envy” which is bound to be a hit! You can get your hands on a ticket below – please note this button will take you to the Edinburgh Fringe website!

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To read a little more about Emma Knights the performer read here!

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