Posts tagged ‘festival

The second Church Stretton Blues ‘n’ Roots Festival will be held in the Shropshire town on Saturday, 30th May, 2015. The festival, which will be supporting MacMillan Cancer Support, aims to showcase some of the best bands and singer-song writers on the blues and roots scene. The line-up features both national and international artists, as […]

Review: 8th Carlisle Blues & Rock Festival 2014

Posted on: Friday, Nov 14, 2014

The Boom Band THE 8th CARLISLE BLUES & ROCK FESTIVAL 2014 In the word’s of MC. Mark Singleton, “six weeks ago this year’s Carlisle Blues and Rock Festival was dead in the water”. Less than two months before the event was due to take place, the Swallow Hilltop Hotel announced that it was closing down and would […]

Timetable of Events Thursday 13th Nov. Gary Boyle Band – Number 39. Start: 9:00pm Friday 14th Nov Shakatak – Library Theatre. Doors: 7:00pm Start: 7:30pm *This is a ticketed event and is priced at £18.00 advance or £20.00 on the door Gary Hall – The Belgrave. Start 9:00pm Junkhouse Dog Blues Band – The Crown. […]

With less than three weeks to go, there is still time to guarantee places and get tickets for this festival! Chantel McGregor, hailed one of the most exciting artists in the UK, will be headlining and with five other top bands in the line-up and tickets only £24, this is one festival not to miss! […]

Steve Cropper to headline the First Southport Blues, Rhythm & Rock Festival The full line-up for the first Southport Blues, Rhythm & Rock Festival to be held at The Atkinson has been announced with the legendary Steve Cropper headlining. The festival in partnership with Solid Entertainments takes place on Sunday 19 October from 2pm to […]

New Blues ’n’ Roots Festival for Shropshire Church Stretton, in Shropshire is getting a new addition to the festival calendar. The first ever Blues ‘n’ Roots Festival will be held in the town on Saturday, 31st May, 2014. The festival, which will be supporting MacMillan Cancer Support, aims to showcase some of the best singer-song […]

Windermere Rocks the Blues: 18 – 19 April 2014

Posted on: Sunday, Mar 30, 2014

News just in on a two day festival Easter weekend at Bowness-on-Windermere. Headliners Connie Lush and Aynsley Lister. See the poster for details.  I don’t have a URL.  

Tickets Friday May 9th £20 Saturday May 10th – £25, after 6pm for last 3 acts – £20 Weekender £35 All advance tickets – £5 reduction to be purchased by May 3th Camping available with WCs £5 per person per night (5 mins walk ) Caravan site available at Bank Farm, Bangor on Dee. Call […]

This August Pendle Leisure Trust is celebrating 24 years of bringing international rhythm and blues to Colne, Lancashire. With more than 600 artistes performing at nine official venues over four days, Colne’s annual Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival is now as the key UK rhythm & blues festival on the UK calendar , held […]

Gigs: Lymm Fest – 22.06.13

Posted on: Wednesday, Jun 5, 2013

From 7:30pm At various locations across Lymm Village Centre, including: The Boot Room, The Cross, WA13 0HR The Boat Stage, Bridgewater Street, WA13 0LT The Venue, Rectory Lane, WA13 0AQ The Bridgewater Club, Whitbarrow Road, WA13 9AP £10 or £8 concessions – Entry to all venues by wristband only The Lymm Festival committee is pleased […]

An early shout-out for this years Colne festival, the 24th Great British R&B Festival, to be held over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Still quite a lot of slots to be confirmed – here’s the official website:

**REMINDER** Word just in from Pete Evans is that tickets still remain for this cracking looking festival. NB: Marcus Bonfanti & Paddy Milner have now been replaced by The Spikedrivers. Check the link for all details. Official flyer for the forthcoming Bangor-on-Dee Blues & Real Ale Festival – full details here:

LANCASHIRE BLUES ARCHIVE GOES TO SHREWSBURY The Theatre of Blues Festival, Shrewsbury – April  2013 – A personal Diary As a strong supporter of all genres of  ‘the blues’  and host to the Lancashire Blues Archive which is part of the British Blues Archive, I like to get out and about to as many blues […]

Maryport Blues Festival: Main stage line-up

Posted on: Thursday, Feb 14, 2013

The main stage line-up has been confirmed for this years Maryport Blues Festival in Cumbria, from Friday, 26th July to Sunday, 28th July: Friday 26th July: Solway Deltas Lewis Hamilton and The Boogie Brothers Blues ‘N’ Trouble Aynsley Lister Saturday 27th July: Lucy Zirins Bare Bones Boogie Band Jo Harman and Company Babajack King King […]

Festival: Theatre Of Blues – Shrewsbury

Posted on: Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013

Friday, 5th April – The Lion Hotel Saturday, 6th April – Theatre Severn Here’s the flyer for this years Theatre Of Blues Festival in Shrewsbury – taking place over two days this year, 5th and 6th April. A full detailed preview to hopefully come soon . . . .

Bowness Bay Blues Weekend 22 to 24 Mar 2013

Posted on: Saturday, Jan 12, 2013

A new act has been confirmed for the bill of the upcoming Bowness Bay Blues Weekend. Latest addition to the line-up: The Magic Dragons, a new harmonica-driven, rockin’ blues band fronted by three-times British Blues Award-winning harp player Giles King. The line up was already good.  Now it is even better.