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TOP MIDLANDS BAND, SLOWBURNER, COME TO MARYPORT, SATURDAY 18TH APRIL ‘Great band and Paul Bridgwater is a great singer who continues the tradition of great British blues soul singers’ – Robert Plant ‘Blow me down, the man can sing to wake the dead. I mean that special, smoky voice that only the best can bleed […]

Gig: Stark – The Navy Club, Maryport – 1st January

Posted on: Saturday, Dec 13, 2014

Stark at the 100 Club, Oxford Street: guitarist Jamie Francis (left), drummer Evan Carson (centre) and bassist Josh Franklin (right). Courtesy www.classicrockimages.co.uk Since they formed in Brighton in 2011, blues/roots/rock trio Stark have built a strong following and gained a reputation for their superlative musicianship. The band’s latest CD, ‘Stories From The Ground’, has seen […]

After their rapturous reception at Carlisle Blues Festival this month Sean Webster and the Dead Lines will be back in Cumbria in December. They are appearing at The Navy Club in Maryport on Sunday, 14th December to celebrate the club’s Christmas party. Support by local band Homegrown and it all kicks off at 3 pm […]

Matthew Fox TWO US ACOUSTIC BLUES MUSICIANS, MATTHEW FOX AND DAN PHELPS, WILL BE STOPPING OFF ON THEIR UK TOUR TO PLAY A SPECIAL GIG AT THE NAVY CLUB, MARYPORT, ON SUNDAY 2ND NOVEMBER, 4 PM, FREE ENTRY Matthew Fox is a guitarist and songwriter whose Texan roots run deep. He has steeped himself in […]

SUNDAY, 7TH SEPTEMBER, 4PM After hosting some of the hottest bands on this year’s Maryport Blues Festival Trail (including The Little Devils and Rosco Levee and the Southern Slide), the Navy Club on South Quay is becoming known as the home of the blues in Maryport. Now Tommy Allen and Johnny Hewitt, two of Britain’s […]

Gigs: Maryport Blues Festival – 25th-27th July

Posted on: Sunday, Jul 6, 2014

The ever-popular Maryport Blues Festival is fast approaching . . . being held from 25th-27th July on the Cumbrian coast. Headliners this year are Coco Montoya, Danny Bryant and Eric Sardinas, with a full main stage programme over the three days, and the ‘trail’ with gigs in a host of venues. For harmonica fans the […]

Well the promise of good weather always bodes well for a festival. Camping again this year and the pitches were looking good! As an avid supporter of ‘Keeping Live Music Alive’ I try, at Lancashire Blues Archive, to highlight live music venues and gigs in and around the North West. Maryport Blues Festival is a […]

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 […]

Maryport Flyer – The Trail Bands

Posted on: Thursday, Jul 19, 2012

Here’s the official flyer for The Maryport Blues Festival trail bands, 27th-29th July, 2012.

Friday, 3rd August, 2012 Support from The Deluxe The very popular Marcus Bonfanti appears at The Golden Lion Hotel, Maryport, Cumbria, on Friday, 3rd August – with support from The Deluxe. Doors are 7.30 pm, with an 8 pm start. Tickets: £7.50. http://www.thegoldenlionhotel.org.uk/index.php

Gigs: Maryport Blues Festival – 27th-29th July, 2012

Posted on: Saturday, Jul 14, 2012

Just a reminder that the Maryport Blues Festival is just a fortnight away. Here’s a link to the festival website for all details: www.maryportblues.co.uk Here’s Saturday night headliner Todd Sharpville – who will be appearing with his Blues Revue, featuring Debbie Davies and Nick Moss – captured recently at Hebden Bridge Blues Festival: http://youtu.be/AFFbeUS1yRc

Early bird tickets now available, priced at £58 for the whole weekend and including a trail wristband, a limited amount will be available up until 1st July and can only be purchased from our new venue for 2012, The Wave Centre (01900 811450). Friday night at The Wave includes top local blues band, The Solway […]

Maryport Blues Festival main stage line-up announced

Posted on: Thursday, Apr 5, 2012

The line-up has been announced for the main stage at this years Maryport Blues Festival, 27th-29th July: Friday Solway Delta Blues Band House of 3 Hands The Mentulls Krissy Matthews Saturday Albany Down Gerry Jablonski and The Electric Band The Juke Joints Todd Sharpville’s Blues Revue feat. Nick Moss and Debbie Davies Sunday Black River […]

4PM START – FREE ADMISSION – BAND LAUNCH GIG Although the band was only formed in late 2011, the four members all have long track records. Frontman Steve Whetton has been singing and playing piano/organ for over 25 years in bands such as The King’s Road and 24:seven. A keen songwriter, he has had songs […]

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Connie Lush and Blueshouter at the Golden Lion Hotel Maryport on Saturday Feb 4th, Starts 7.30pm Tickets £7.50 from The Golden Lion 01900819715 and the Fruit Bowl 01900817243

The Aynsley Lister On Tour Christmas party at Glasson Rangers Club Maryport,CA15 8BJ on Friday December 2nd Starts 7.30. tickets £12 from The Fruit Bowl Maryport 01900817243 and Glasson Club 07787334322