Past Dates

Postponed  

Date City Venue
10/11/13 Rochester The Ship Inn
Time: 12:30pm. Address: 347 High Street.
07/07/13 Rochester The Ship Inn
Time: 12:30pm. Address: 347 High Street.

Verona Chard  

Date City Venue
29/09/17 London Concert Artistes Association
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: £15. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 20 Bedford Street. Venue phone: 020 7836 2884. Verona is also instrumental (forgive the pun) in organising a new jazz series at the Club for Acts and Actors with compere Chris Hare (originator of the Lewisham Jazz Festival) and his wife Denise. Please check out the future gigs / events below. Out next one 29 September 2017 features Digby Fairweather – trumpet / Dominic Ashworth – piano / Alec Dankworth – bass and Bobby Worth – drums. JAMMERS WELCOME. BOOKING ESSENTIAL As it has previously sold out so we don’t have tickets at the door. Related post. More information
24/09/17 London New Wimbledon Theatre
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: £13.90. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: The Broadway, Wimbledon. Venue phone: 0844 871 7646. Live music and Vamp Jazz JAM with the VC Band and Special Guests TBA International award winning acro-vocalist Verona Chard heads up this evening of sultry swing, funky beats, foot tapping originals and dance divining global tunes. Relax in our Studio Theatre / Bar where the mood is ‘smoky’ and the tunes will mesmerise and delight your soul. Bring your horns, vocal chops, drum sticks etc. and ‘Play It Again Sam…’ Related post. More information
20/05/17 Nottingham Royal Theatre & Concert Halls
Time: 11:00am. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Theatre Square.
Beanbag Music Club – award winners Family Arts

11am + 1.15pm + 3pm Level 2 Foyer Area

Please click here for further details.
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28/04/17 London Concert Artistes Association
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: £15. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 020 7836 3172. Address: 20 Bedford Street. Venue phone: 020 7836 2884.
Social CAA presents

Swing Into Spring II – A Great Evening Of Jazz Standards, Swing, Latin and Originals

LED BY INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED TRIO

John Horler – piano
Alec Dankworth – bass
Winston Clifford – drums
With Verona Chard and Simon Bashford – vocals

Plus SMOOTH JAZZ JAM and DANCING IF YOUR FEET TAP TOO MUCH

FRIDAY 28 April 7 for 7.30pm

Tickets £15 to include light refreshments

Members & their Guests book through C.A.A Office 020 7836 3172
or contact Verona 07985 440902

Concert Artistes Association – 20 Bedford St, London WC2E 9HP
03/04/17 London Centre Court Shopping Centre
Time: 11:00am. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 07985 440902. Address: 4 Queens Road, Wimbledon. Venue phone: 020 8944 8323.
Free Morning session with the Musical Balloon Band – please contact me for more details on 07985 440902.

www.musicalballoonband.com
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10/10/16 Bexley, Kent The King’s Head
Time: 8:30pm. Admission: £12. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 65 High Street. Venue phone: 01322 553137.

GREAT JAZZ & JAZZ GREATS – presented by Chris Hare

Ticket Price: £12 – ADVANCE BOOKING REQUIRED – email janetmudele@aol.com to reserve your place then pay at the door.

This evening will be very special – presented by CHRIS HARE who instigated and directed the Lewisham Jazz Festival throughout the 80s – sponsored by Citibank – with an 800 seater theatre staging such as Buddy Rich, George Shearing, Peggy Lee, Wynton Marsalis, Sarah Vaughan, Roberta Flack etc. The Festival won 4 major Awards and was broadcast around the world.

This evening Chris will present vocalist VERONA CHARD – together with his unique memories and anecdotes gathered throughout his 40 years in jazz and entertainment.

VERONA met Humphrey Lyttleton in 2005 through jazz pianist Ted Beament – when Humph asked Verona to feature on the “Jail Break” track for his “Sad Sweet Songs & Crazy Rhythms” album.

Accompanying Verona this evening will be an all-star trio :

JOHN HORLER – Keyboards
ALEC DANKWORTH – Double Bass
WINSTON CLIFFORD – Drums
25/09/16 Uxbridge, Hillingdon BIGFest
Time: 12:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Uxbridge Town Centre. Verona will be performing at BIGFest in Uxbridge Town Centre – details and times to follow.
28/08/16 Folkestone, Kent Sandgate Sea Festival
Time: 12:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Granville Parade. Verona is performing with Roan Kearsey-Lawson on vibes & tuned percussion, James Hayes on piano and Duncan Lamont Jr. on sax & flute – stay tuned for times which will be posted as soon as they are available!
24/07/16 London Ealing Jazz Festival
Time: 1:15pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Walpole Park. Verona is performing with the Ealing Community Improvisation Orchestra at the much loved Ealing Jazz Festival. More information
13/07/16 Brighton Starboard Festival
Time: 10:30am. Age restrictions: All Ages. Verona is appearing with the Musical Balloon Band and multi-instrumentalist Charlotte Glasson and also featuring Roan Kearsey-Lawson on vibes and tuned percussion. More information
09/07/16 Hayes, Middlesex Barra Hall Park
Time: 12:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Freemans Lane. Verona is appearing with the Musical Ballon Band at the Hayes Carnival. More information
01/06/16 Shoreham-by-Sea Ropetackle Arts
Time: 11:00am. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01273 464440. Venue phone: 01273 464440.
16/02/16 Gravesend, Kent The Woodville
Time: 12:30pm. Admission: £10. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 08442 439 480. Venue phone: 08442 439 480.
15/02/16 Halifax, West Yorkshire The Square Chapel
Time: 2:30pm. Admission: £8. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01422 349422. Address: 10 Square Road. Venue phone: 01422 349422. More information
28/11/15 Coventry The Herbert Gallery & Museum
Time: 12:00pm. Admission: £TBA. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Jordan Well. Venue phone: 024 7623 7521. Show times (TBC) – 12pm, 2pm & 4pm Related post.
28/03/15 London Lauderdale House
Time: 11:30am. Admission: £4.50. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 020 8348 8716. Address: Waterlow Park. Venue phone: 020 8348 8716.

The Musical Balloon Band is an interactive story-telling music show with balloons! The band features outstanding musicians who encourage the audience to sing, move around, express themselves and listen to music in their own way.

Join Cecil the friendly Donkey as he sets out from his retirement pasture at the City Farm on a Starlight Safari adventure. Come and meet his new friends, Lesula the Monkey and Betty the Busy Bee.

28/03/15 London Lauderdale House
Time: 10:00am. Admission: £4.50. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 020 8348 8716. Address: Waterlow Park. Venue phone: 020 8348 8716.

The Musical Balloon Band is an interactive story-telling music show with balloons! The band features outstanding musicians who encourage the audience to sing, move around, express themselves and listen to music in their own way.

Join Cecil the friendly Donkey as he sets out from his retirement pasture at the City Farm on a Starlight Safari adventure. Come and meet his new friends, Lesula the Monkey and Betty the Busy Bee.

06/03/15 London The Landmark Hotel
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: £105. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: +44 20 7631 8000. Address: 222 Marylebone Road. Venue phone: +44 20 7631 8000.

Sit back, relax and be mesmerised as esteemed West End and Broadway stars perform especially for you at our much sought after musical theatre evening this spring.

Arrive at 7pm for a relaxed aperitif to fire up your taste buds before sitting down to indulge your senses with a special five course gourmet dinner whilst our much loved performers serenade and mingle with you to create the perfect ambiance for you to enjoy your meal under the backdrop of our starry eight storey glass atrium of the Winter Garden restaurant.

The dinner will be interspersed with three musical interludes of 20 minutes showcasing arias and ensembles from celebrated shows such as Les Miserable, Phantom of the Opera, South Pacific, The Sound of Music, A Little Night Music and Carousel.

25/01/15 London Grape & Grain
Time: 2:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 020 8788 9688. Address: 2 Anerley Hill. Venue phone: 020 8778 9688. Grape & Grain have postponed all lunchtime gigs until further notice. Cancelled
20/11/14 Gravesend, Kent The Woodville
Time: 1:00pm. Admission: £5.00. Age restrictions: All Ages. Venue phone: 08442 439 480. Classical Music Concert More information
13/11/14 London Monty’s Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: £FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1a The Mall, Ealing Broadway. Monty’s Live Jam – FREE ENTRY! All welcome at the upstairs bar.
02/11/14 Nottingham Royal Theatre & Concert Halls
Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Theatre Square. Family Music Day – Arts Festival – details TBC
01/11/14 North Walsham, Norfolk Davenport’s Magical Kingdom
Age restrictions: All Ages. The Verona Chard Band – details TBC
30/10/14 London The Art’s Theatre
Time: 2:00pm. Admission: £9. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 020 7836 8463. Address: Great Newport Street. Venue phone: 020 7836 8463. Cecil’s Starlight Safari with the Musical Balloon Band
27/10/14 Gravesend, Kent The Woodville
Time: 1:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Venue phone: 08442 439 480. Musical Balloon Band – details TBC More information
09/10/14 London Monty’s Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: £FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1a The Mall, Ealing Broadway. *** CANCELLED FOR THE SUMMER ***
24/09/14 London Ealing Town Hall
Age restrictions: All Ages. Private afternoon party for the Mayor of Ealing with Chris Neill – Piano.
11/09/14 London Monty’s Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: £FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1a The Mall, Ealing Broadway. Monty’s Live Jam – FREE ENTRY! All welcome at the downstairs restaurant.
24/08/14 London Grape & Grain
Time: 2:00pm. Admission: £FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2 Anerley Hill. Venue phone: 020 8778 9688. Verona with Chris Neill on keyboards. Free entry. From 2pm – 4pm
23/07/14 London Ealing Jazz Festival
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Walpole Park. Verona Chard hosts the south stage jam with Chris Neill on keyboards. More information
10/07/14 London Monty’s Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1a The Mall, Ealing Broadway. *** CANCELLED FOR THE SUMMER ***
27/06/14 London The Landmark Hotel
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: £95. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 222 Marylebone Road. Venue phone: 020 7631 8000. A Night at the Musicals with special guest Marilyn Smith. More information
12/06/14 London Monty’s Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1a The Mall, Ealing Broadway. Monty’s Live Jam – FREE ENTRY! All welcome at the downstairs restaurant. Verona appearing with Chris Neill on keyboards.
10/06/14 London British Music Hall Society
Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 20 Bedford Street. Verona performing with Keith Hopkins More information
02/06/14 London Concert Artistes Association
Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 20 Bedford Street. Venue phone: 020 7836 2884. Verona Chard is the featured soloist at the Concert Artistes Assocation Members evening with Simon Bashford More information
19/02/14 Kingston The Rose Theatre
Time: 1:15pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 24-26 High Street. with John Horler – piano and Alec Dankworth – bass – FREE ENTRY
31/12/13 London The Landmark Hotel
Time: 1:15pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 222 Marylebone Road. Venue phone: 020 7631 8000. New Years Eve – Belle Epoch More information
11/12/13 London The White Lion
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 232 Streatham High Road. Venue phone: 020 8677 3341. Verona Chand and members of the British and International Vocal Jazz Academy perform at The White Lion Streatham in aid of Music4Children. More information
07/12/13 London The Landmark Hotel
Time: 1:15pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 222 Marylebone Road. Venue phone: 020 7631 8000. Jungle Law Pantomime. Verona has produced this sell out show previously for Ealing Council and it will feature her orginal songs. More information
05/12/13 London Monty’s Potala Palace Lounge
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1 The Mall. Monty’s Live and Khukuri Collective FREE from 7pm – £5.00 charge after 8pm
07/11/13 London Monty’s Potala Palace Lounge
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1 The Mall. Details TBC – FREE ENTRY
18/10/13 London The Landmark Hotel
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 222 Marylebone Road. Venue phone: 020 7631 8000. A Night At The Opera – Landmark Hotel Gala music night with Dinner from 7pm – with Anthony Cable; Ian Bloomfield; Verona Chard and featuring Silvia Baltodano with David Wyatt – piano. More information
16/10/13 Peterborough Cresset Theatre
Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Bretton Centre. Venue phone: 01733 265705. Songbook – West End Singers
10/10/13 London Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 369 Fulham Road. FREE ENTRY
03/10/13 London Monty’s Potala Palace Lounge
Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1 The Mall. Details TBC – FREE ENTRY
26/09/13 Shoreham-by-Sea Ropetackle Arts
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Venue phone: 01273 464440. Digby Fairweather – tpt; Mark Nightingale – trombone; Charlotte Glasson – sax / flute; John Horler – piano; Alec Dankworth – bass and Felix Weldon – drums Dinner also available. More information
19/09/13 London Monty’s Potala Palace Lounge
Admission: £5.00. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1 The Mall. Khukuri Collective – Keith Waithe (Flute) Duo
12/09/13 Croydon Fairfield Halls
Time: 2:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Park Lane. Venue phone: 020 8688 9291. West End Songbook and The Silver Screen – West End Singers More information
05/09/13 London Monty’s Potala Palace Lounge
Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1 The Mall. With Chris Neill – Piano – FREE ENTRY
18/08/13 London, Barnes London Wetlands Centre
Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Queen Elizabeth’s Walk. Venue phone: 020 8409 4400. More information
14/08/13 London The White Lion
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 232 Streatham High Road. Venue phone: 020 8677 3341. Music4Children fundraising gig at the White Lion, Streatham with Chris Neill – piano and Dominic Antony – drums – FREE ENTRY More information
05/08/13 London Concert Artistes Association
Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 20 Bedford Street. Venue phone: 020 7836 2884.
04/08/13 Maidstone, Kent Larkfield Priory Hotel
Address: 802 London Road. Venue phone: 01732 846 858. Lunch with Roan Kearsley – vibes and John Horler – piano plus rhythm More information
29/07/13 London The Hemingford Arms
Time: 7:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 158 Hemingford Road. Venue phone: 020 7607 3303. More information
28/07/13 London Monty’s Potala Palace Lounge
Time: 9:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1 The Mall. Monty’s – Ealing Jazz Festival After Show Party with the Khukuri Collective
28/07/13 London Ealing Jazz Festival
Time: 5:15pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Walpole Park. Verona Chard with Gareth Williams – Piano, Bass Nick Weldon (TA) and Felix Weldon – Drums with students from the British and International Vocal Jazz Academy
18/07/13 London Monty’s Potala Palace Lounge
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1 The Mall. Khukuri Collective performing in Potala Palace Lounge
04/07/13 London Monty’s Potala Palace Lounge
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 1 The Mall. Monty’s with students from the British and International Vocal Jazz Academy with Chris Neill on piano.
11/06/13 London British Music Hall Society
Address: 20 Bedford Street.
06/06/13 London Monty’s Potala Palace Lounge
Address: 1 The Mall. Details TBC
06/06/13 London Monty’s Potala Palace Lounge
Address: 1 The Mall. Details TBC
04/06/13 London Monty’s Potala Palace Lounge
Address: 1 The Mall. BIVJA Showcase
17/05/13 London The Regent
Address: 331 Regents Park Road. Private Party
15/05/13 Croydon Fairfield Halls
Address: Park Lane. Venue phone: 020 8688 9291. Irvin Berlin Songbook at the Ashcroft Theatre with David Carter – Piano, Simon Bashford & Keith Hopkins – vocals, Barrie Stacy – narrator More information
02/05/13 London Monty’s Potala Palace Lounge
Address: 1 The Mall. Details TBC
17/04/13 London Ealing Town Hall
Mayor of Ealing’s Older Persons Luncheon – private party
04/04/13 London Monty’s Potala Palace Lounge
Address: 1 The Mall. With Ric Bolton – guitar
31/03/13 Southend Southend Pier
Time: 11:00am. Charity Walk entrance with Infusion Trio FREE To participate in charity walk click on the link More information
19/03/13 Ilford, Essex Kenneth More Theatre
Time: 2:00pm. Address: Oakfield Road. Venue phone: 020 8553 4466. West End Songbook with Dave Carter – piano Includes cream tea More information
10/03/13 London, Barnes London Wetlands Centre
Time: 12:00pm. Address: Queen Elizabeth’s Walk. Venue phone: 020 8409 4400. *** BOOKING ESSENTIAL *** From 12 noon – 3pm (includes lunch) More information
07/03/13 London Monty’s Potala Palace Lounge
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: £20. Box office: 020 8825 8630. Address: 1 The Mall.

For full details, click here to download the PDF flyer.

*** SOLD OUT *** with special guests: Bill Travers – vocals and Pete Watson – accordion
Sold Out
24/02/13 London The Pheasantry
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 152 Kings Road.

Babette’s Feast with The Divine Miss Em – Girls,Girls,Girls – full details TBC

Doors open at 6:30pm
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17/02/13 Croydon Fairfield Halls
Address: Park Lane. Venue phone: 020 8688 9291.

Rodgers and Hammerstein show with the West End Singers – details TBC

07/02/13 London Monty’s Potala Palace Lounge
Admission: FREE. Address: 1 The Mall.

With Babette’s Feast (Emma Ruth, Tamsyn Salter, Sophie Burnham and Verona Chard with Chris Neill – keyboards)

26/01/13 London 606 Jazz Club
Address: 90 Lots Road. Venue phone: 5953.

Singer’s Jazz Workshop with Claire Martin OBE and Gareth Williams – piano

Contact vox@veronachard.com for full details.

16/01/13 Kingston The Rose Theatre
Admission: FREE. Address: 24-26 High Street.

With John Horler – piano and Alec Dankworth – bass

10/01/13 London The White Lion
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: FREE. Address: 232 Streatham High Road. Venue phone: 020 8677 3341.

Verona’s Birthday Gig at The White Lion has Verona appearing with Chris Neill on piano.

Also playing are Exile Quartet and JD Smith.

03/01/13 London Monty’s Potala Palace Lounge
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE. Address: 1 The Mall.

With Errol Hui – keyboards

06/12/12 London Monty’s Potala Palace Lounge
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 1 The Mall.

With Chris Neill – keyboard

05/12/12 London Ealing Chamber of Commerce
Time: 6:00pm. Box office: 020 7556 2394. Venue phone: 020 7556 2395.

Verona Chard – vocals with Chris Neill – keyboard and Richard Bolton – guitar

Christmas Charity Dinner

Launch your Christmas festivities with the Ealing Chamber of Commerce and join a host of businesses from across the borough for night of celebration and enjoyment at our annual Christmas Charity Dinner.

Time: 6.30pm – 9.30pm Cost: 30.00 to Premier Plus and Local members / £48.00 to Non-members / £225.00 for a table of eight

Venue: London Ealing Hotel, Ealing Common, London W5 3HN

29/11/12 Windsor, Berkshire Windsor Theatre Royal
Time: 2:30pm. Admission: £15. Address: Thames Street. Venue phone: 01753 853 888.
19/11/12 London Pizza Express Jazz Club
Address: 10 Dean Street. Venue phone: 0845 6027 017.

It’s for the launch of Fever…in love with Shakespeare (revised name) and features John Horler – piano (Cleo Laine’s MD), Tim Wells – bass (replacing Alec Dankworth who will be on tour in Japan), Winston Clifford – drums (superb player) and special guest Kevin Robinson – trumpet (Simply Red, Jazz Warriors, Jazz Jamaica All Stars and a host of ‘big names’) and the most fabulous Charlotte Glasson on saxes (check out her website for all her projects and original material).

In addition to tracks from the album we’ll be playing new songs and original material.

For more details click here.

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Private Tuition : Vocal Masterclass

Verona has been vocal technique adviser to a number of successful singers including : Claire Martin, Tatiana Okupnik, Gill Manley, Barb Jungr, Victoria Hart

She is a visiting consultant at the Central School of Speech and Drama.

Students from CSSD have currently gained parts in - Les Miserables (tour), Dad's Army (tour), The Globe etc.

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July 21st 2012 - 606 Club, London - Masterclass with Claire Martin OBE, Verona Chard and Gareth Williams

E-mail: vox@veronachard.com to request details

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If you are interested in one to one classes or details of jazz vocal workshops that Verona is running then email her on: verona@veronachard.com

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