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Sun 13 Nov 16 – Festival Finale – Fernandes Brewery Tap – Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Who
Festival Finale
When
Sunday, November 13, 2016
4:00pm - 18+
Where
5 Avison Yard
Wakefield, West Yorkshire, UK WF1 1UA
Other Info
Bessies's Blues: Mick Taylor, Jerry Cooper & vocalist Sheila McMahon honour female Blues Artistes with their own take on classic blues numbers. Bessie Blues is a slice of nostalgia on the last day of the festival.

Big City Blues Band: Sheffield trio Jazz/Blues trio - firm favourites at any blues festival. Have played Colne, Upton & Carlisle Blues fests and are in demand for their mix of jazz orientated blues tinged with rock. Get a pint and relax with their soulful vibe.

Hooby & The Yabbit: Experienced rock & roll troubadours playing raw rockin blues. New band with members from Jon Strong Band, The Deal and Off the Wall. A great way to finish the Blues Fest........takes the prize for best band name!

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Sun 13 Nov 16 – Guitar Demo with Mick Shaw – Trad Music – Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Who
Guitar Demo with Mick Shaw
When
Sunday, November 13, 2016
2:00pm - All Ages
Where
156 Kirkgate
Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF1 1TU
Other Info
Experienced guitarist and harmonica player Mick brings years of skill and playing experience to this year's guitar demonstration. Played solo and in bands for a zillion years featuring Blues, Country, Rock & Pop. Not to be missed if you want to learn a riff or two!

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Sat 12 Nov 16 – Rollin Chain – Wakefield Beer Exchange – Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Who
Rollin Chain
When
Saturday, November 12, 2016
3:00pm - All Ages
Where
Wakefield Beer Exchange (map)
14 Bull Ring
Wakefield, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom WF1 1HA
Other Info
A new project for this 'mystery' solo performer. Been gigging for many years in bands , purveyor of raw blues with a edgy twist. Debut gig @ the Blues festival for Rollin Chain & Wakefield Beer Exchange. Welcome to you both.

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Sat 12 Nov 16 – Chris King Robinson – Fernandes Brewery Tap – Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Who
Chris King Robinson
When
Saturday, November 12, 2016
9:00pm - 18+
Where
5 Avison Yard
Wakefield, West Yorkshire, UK WF1 1UA
Other Info
Chris started playing @ 9 years old and soon was being hailed as the next ace guitarist - 'someone to watch' . In 2013 his popularity soared with a No 1 hit on iTunes and Amazon Blues Charts. Toured the USA in 2014 & was invited to play (with full band) at Carnegie Hall.
A young and exciting Blues guitarist who is making his first appearance at Wakefield Blues Festival.......give him your support and enjoy!

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