Festival: Theatre Of Blues – Shrewsbury, 5th & 6th April, 2013

Posted on: Friday, Mar 29, 2013

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The Lion Hotel – Friday, 5th April

Theatre Severn – Saturday, 6th April

After the much heralded success of the first Theatre of Blues Festival, organisers are delighted to announce that this year, the festival will include an extra evening’s entertainment on Friday, 5th April with the addition of The Lion Hotel as a venue as well as The Walker Theatre at Theatre Severn, which will host the bands on Saturday, 6th April, 2013.

The full line-up for Friday night at The Lion Hotel on The Lion stage features, Jenna Hooson (nominated Best Female Vocalist in the 2012 British Blues Awards), Cliff Stocker’s Legendary Slack Alice and London-based 24 Pesos.

Saturday, at The Walker Theatre, Theatre Severn will open with The Drivetones, followed by Bex Marshall (just back from her USA tour), Tim Aves Wolfpack, Fuschi 4, Dani Wilde and headlining is the USA’s very own Buddy Whittington, who has played with names such as Gary Moore, Eric Clapton, John Mayall and BB King.

Said organiser Andi Jones, “The first festival drew lots of positive comments and especially regarding the quality and variety of the line-up and so the emphasis was to follow that, which was a tall order but we’re thrilled to have such an exciting line-up of quality musicians”.

For more information on the bands and ticket prices visit www.theatreofblues.com and to book tickets phone the Theatre Severn box office 01743 281281 or online from:


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