Maryport Lineup – 24 to 26 July 2009
Posted on: Wednesday, Apr 15, 2009
MARYPORT BLUES FESTIVAL
Friday July 24th to Sunday July 26th 2008
Music Legends Mayall, Mahal & Tull to headline the 11th Maryport Blues Festival
The 11th Maryport Blues Festival will be co-headlined by three legendary artists: John Mayall, the godfather of British blues; Taj Mahal, one of the most prominent figures in late 20th century blues and Jethro Tull, one of the most successful & innovative British rock bands in the last 40 years.
Supporting artists include Ruby Turner and the Blues Band . The rest of the festival line-up will be announced soon.
Jethro Tull headlines on Friday July 24th, John Mayall on Saturday 25th and Taj Mahal on Sunday, July 26th .
Tickets will go on sale during April and we will announce this date with prices and outlet information on the website & via newsletter within the next couple of weeks.
Over its short history, Maryport Blues Festival has grown from a one day event in the local civic hall into the UK’s most prestigious blues festival entertaining thousands of visitors from all over the UK.
The festival has featured a who’s who of influential musicians including: Van Morrison, Gary Moore, Eric Bibb , David “Honeyboy” Edwards, Robert Lockwood Jr.,Homesick James Tony Joe White, Eric Sardinas, James Cotton, Hubert Sumlin, Pinetop Perkins, Bob Margolin , Buddy Guy, Dionne Warwick, Elkie Brooks, Peter Green, Jools Holland , Lonnie Donegan, Robbin Ford and many more.
We look forward to seeing you at the festival.
Maryport Blues Festival is organised by Maryport Festivals Ltd, a not-for-profit social enterprise business, run by volunteers.
Registered in England & Wales with company no: 4778508 Registered office: The Maritime Museum, 1, Shipping Brow, Maryport, Cumbria. CA15 6AB
Flickr photo from Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise