The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is delighted to announce Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Mary J. Blige as the final act in the Kew the Music series.
Kew the Music is a glorious week-long festival of summer picnic concerts set within the stunning grounds of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. This year has a fantastic line up with something for everyone, Kew the Music is well known for its magical setting, don’t forget the open-air bars and high quality street food stalls handpicked to ensure that you soak up the relaxed atmosphere and enjoy a sensational summer’s evening.
Mary J. Blige – Sunday 16 July
Iconic Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter Mary J. Blige is one of the defining voices of the contemporary music era. With eight multi-platinum albums, nine Grammy Awards and 32 nominations, a 2012 Golden Globe nomination and five American Music Awards, she is a global superstar. Influenced by the music of Aretha Franklin, Chaka Khan and Gladys Knight, Blige has her own gritty, urban-rooted style – fusing hip-hop, soul and honest lyrics. Loved for her string of passionate chart-topping hits including Be Without You, No More Drama, Just Fine, Love Is All We Need, Real Love and Family Affair, Mary J. Blige has reinvented R&B along the way.