Combining the traditions of flamenco and coplas with jazz and soul, Spanish artist Concha Buika hits the stag at Savoy Theatre on Monday 29 April.

Drawing comparisons to Nina Simone, Buika has brought together numerous musical styles over the years, after starting out as a Tina Turner impersonator at a Las Vegas hotel.

Such auspicious beginnings barely foreshadowed her successful career, going on to be nominated for the 2008 Latin Grammy Award for Album of the Year with Niña de Fuego.

Concha Buika
29 April 19.00
Tickets €40/42

Savoy Theatre
Kasarmikatu 46-48

Channelling her feeling with her hoarse, soulful voice, the charismatic singer has also collaborated with the likes of Nelly Furtardo and her music appeared in Pedro Almodovar’s The Skin I Live In soundtrack. With a new album released in 2013, audiences are in for a treat at Savoy.

James O’Sullivan