Mold Blues & Soul Festival: Friday, 1st August-Sunday, 3rd August

Posted on: Friday, Jul 25, 2014

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With anticipation and expectation now running high as we get closer to the launch of the first ever Blues and Soul Music Festival to be held in North Wales, the event organisers are ready to release the emerging line up of the event. The event kicks off at 5 pm on Friday, 1st August, 2014, and features fantastic performers from some of the best British blues and soul musicians around, with support from local bands specially selected to appeal.

Mold Town Council has high hopes for the festival and is planning on making it an annual event with the organisation being undertaken by a committee of willing volunteers from the town council and wider community. Mr David Hill (Mold Town Manager) said, “The town of Mold, has never experienced a music event of this magnitude before and we hope to make it one of the must see events to take place in north Wales, bringing lots of visitors to our wonderful market town and surrounding area”.

Mold Blues and Soul Festival is the brain child of Dave Hill and Charlie Broadhurst of Event Sound Ltd; a local Mold business providing technical support for live music events. Charlie said, “It’s great to use my contacts in the music business to assemble such a great line-up for the festival. The performers are some of the best blues and soul musicians in the UK.” Event Sound is providing the technical infrastructure for the event together with organising the artistes.

Prominent and active members of the town have weighed in and support the event, Mr Geoff Collett (Mold Town Councillor) commented “We expect this event to be of great benefit to the town and its surrounding areas.” Local business owner Phil Blanchard (Hafod Brewing Company) stated “This is fantastic, it’s great to see a wonderful event like this happen in my town.”

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Acts already confirmed include:

The John Verity Band, Babajack, The Cadillac Kings, The Brothers Groove, Stevie Nimmo Band, Tom Attah, Connie Lush, Rita Payne, The David Sinclair Trio, Forty4, The Screaming Beavers, Boys Allowed Out, The Reaney Brothers, A Shrewdness of Apes,

There are great ticket prices on offer, with advance Friday evening tickets at just £12.00 for adults and £7.00 for under 13’s. View the event website for full details.

Venue: Kendricks Field, Maes Bodlonfa, Mold, North Wales, CH7  1DR.

Times: Friday, 1st August – 5.00 pm to 9.30 pm

Saturday, 2nd August – 12.00 midday to 9.30 pm

Sunday, 3rd August – 12.00 midday to 9.30 pm

Weekend tickets are available for the festival and accommodation can be arranged via the Flintshire Tourism Association website: .

As a family friendly festival, there is a great opportunity for all to share the history, love and culture of blues and soul music as well as enjoying just what the great market town of Mold has to offer. The festival offers on-site food and drink, but with the venue in close proximity to the entire town’s facilities there are plenty of places to eat, drink and enjoy.

Sponsorship opportunities with some great benefits are still available for any business or individual wishing to become part of this up and coming event. Should you wish to become a sponsor please contact, via the festivals Media Partner, NWN Media:

Paul Gothorp /  Adeniyi Adebowale

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Telephone: 01352 707707 Telephone: 01352 707760

Funding for Mold Blues and Soul Festival has come from Mold Town Council, Flintshire County Council and the Rural Development Plan for Wales 2007-2013, which is funded by the Welsh Government and the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development.

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June 28th, 2014 at 14:02
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