Kerri Layton presents a show unlike any other. Taking on the character of Lady Layton, this rising blues and jazz artist presents a solo show worthy of the world’s biggest stages. The perfect entertainment for wedding receptions, themed club nights, music festivals, and corporate events, this solo artist is an absolute must. Layton combines her talents as an actress, performance artist and vocalist by combining these skills into a show that celebrates the nostalgic era of music and performance. Lady Layton has been performing since 2014 and has amassed an impressive CV in a short period. Layton has taken on four European tours as well as recording her own work with some of the UK’s biggest names in jazz.
Lady Layton has added two Glastonbury festival scalps to her name as well as having played at the esteemed Hackney Empire, Stage 3 Bar, and the Alexandra Palace. On top of this, her extensive tours have seen her wow crowds in France, Switzerland and that familiar party haunt, Ibiza. Lady Layton is also ideal for corporate events with her show being the perfect combination of timeless style and irresistible entertainment. Such is the success of her corporate work that she has even performed for the famed Bollinger Champagne. Lady Layton’s work has also made the leap from live music performances to professional recordings.
After launching her own record label, Dixiebird Records, the talented solo vocalist recorded her debut EP, Jazz and Swing Party. Her second EP, Songs for A Rainy Day complimented the upbeat nature of her initial release focusing on stripped-back sounds, acoustic instruments and vocal prowess. Lady Layton spared no expense in recording these two albums and even used vintage recording methods to recreate the magic of yesteryear. Lady Layton’s commitment to the styles of soul and blues has seen her develop other live music shows such as ‘Shoop Shack’- a live jazz dining experience that harkens back to the days of smoky American restaurants, cocktail dresses and unforgettable music.
This successful soul singer has also expanded her portfolio into television work and has been featured on BBC Lancashire. As a solo vocalist or supported by her new live band ensemble, Lady Layton has the perfect set up to fill any venue and impress any number of guests. A truly incredible artist, Lady Layton's soul and blues singing is a treat to behold. Powerful and emotive her act is not to be missed. Any event, be it corporate, private, or public would benefit from Lady Layton's one-of-a-kind entertainment.