Looking for something to do now that summer festival season is over? Well, look no further, because our annual autumn Rhythm and Blues Festival will soon be here! With 12 bands across 6 venues in 4 days, this is Yorkshire’s finest rhythm & blues multi-venue festival and with free entry for all events this year, you have no excuse not to be there!
The Wakefield City Rhythm And Blues Festival 2014 lineup is confirmed, and we are delighted to be able to list it here for you now:
Thursday 6th November: Angelo Palladino, Eye Wood, Wood Street, 8.30pm – FREE
Friday 7 November: SLACK ALICE featuring Cliff Stocker plus support from Welsh T Band & Bonnie Mac Band, Unity Works, Smyth Street, 7pm doors open – £7 adv ticket
Sat 8th Nov : David Hick, Charlie Padfield and The Now Nows , The Orangery, Back Lane, 3 – 6:30pm – FREE
Sat 8th Nov: Turrentine Jones, Fernandes Brewery Tap, Avieson Yard, 9.15 pm – FREE
Sun 9th Nov: Harmonica and Guitar demonstration featuring Mick Shaw, Trad Music, Lower Warrengate, 2-4pm – FREE
Sun 9th Nov: The Roosters, Fernandes Brewery Tap, Avieson Yard, 4 – 6.30 pm – FREE
Sun 9Th Nov: Poorboy, The Hop, Bank Street, 7pm – late – FREE
Tickets for Slack Alice can be bought from Fernandes Brewery Tap, Wakefield Tourist Information Centre, or Trad Music. They can also be bought online at: http://www.unityworks.co.uk/event/kts-wakefield-city-rhythm-blues-festival/
Looking forward to seeing you all there!
Thursday 7th November
7pm – Warehouse 23
AUCTION FOR THE PROMISE CLUB
Tickets £15 advance, £17 on the door.
Friday 8th November
7pm – Fernandes Brewery Tap, off Kirkgate.
SHAWN JONES – American Country Blues guitarist
Saturday 9th November
2pm to 7pm – The Orangery, Back Lane, Wakefield
THOMAS WILBY GANG
RYAN MITCHELL SMITH
RYAN & JIM
8pm – The Graziers, George Street, Wakefield
Sunday 10th November
2pm to 4pm – Trad Music, Lower Kirkgate
CHRIS HANKS (guitar demo)
4pm to 9.30pm – The Bull and Fairhouse, George Street
OLD CITY BLUES BAND
BOOM ROOM BLUES BAND
(raffle and food)
Starting this very eve, from 9pm at The Hop with Tim Graham & The Black Cats and Mike Shaw & Graham Hall. Its free entry, so you’ve got no excuse not to be there 🙂
Tonight is the first, of four consecutive nights of Bluesyness we will be bringing to Wakefield, with gigs at various venues around town, more details of which can found on our dedicated Blues Festival page.
Tickets are available for our only ticketed gig of the festival featuring The Hexmen, Tom Attah and The Tom Kilner band at Balne Lane Club, but you can also pay on the door if you like.
So there you go, get yourself along to one of our gigs this weekend for a big old dose of The Blues, all are welcome. Whether you’ve been into Blues for ages, or have never thought to listen to it before, we’ve got all kinds of bands on this weekend, all great, with something for everyone. See you There 🙂