Patti Russo made her name as Meat Loaf’s female lead vocalist with his Neverland Express band between 1993 and 2013 and tonight she sets out on a set of April and May UK dates.
Patti fronted Queen in Amsterdam in 2002 at the Queen’s Day Festival and at their induction into the Hollywood Walk Of Fame, she’s played the lead role of Esmeralda in the London production of Notre Dame de Paris, played the character of Killer Queen in the Las Vegas version of the musical We Will Rock You and guest-starred in the New York City musicals The 12 and The Rock Tenor and the Night Of Broadway benefit shows.
She’s got numerous TV credits and her discography includes appearances with Bryan Ferry, Trans Siberian Orchestra and Betty Harris. She’s also sang with Cher and Jeff Beck.
The remaining dates for Patti’s UK tour are:
15 April 2015: London @ The Pheasantry
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7 May 2015: Southampton @ The Brook
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16 May 2015: Leeds @ City Varieties Music Hall
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MetalTalk’s Mark Taylor caught up with Patti in October last year and discussed future plans and past glories. Here’s the full interview.