Maryport Blues Festival
Maryport Blues Festival 2011 dates – TBC
MARYPORT BLUES FESTIVAL 2011 – LINE UP
The History of the Maryport Blues Festival
Set in the Georgian harbour town of Maryport with a wide-ranging programme including not only a selection of the best of contemporary British and US blues acts but some of the legendary names of early British blues.
The Main Stage is a marquee set by an impressive marina located in part of the old harbour and in the evening the venue has a backdrop of glorious sunsets and sweeping views.
The trail venues are local pubs and clubs in the town which is set on a hillside overlooking the harbour.
Maryport Blues Festival 2008 – Line Up
Chuck Berry (US) , Jimmie Vaughan (US), Jools Holland and the Rhythm & Blues Orchestra featuring Marc Almond, Ruby Turner & Louise Marshall (UK), Alvin Youngblood Hart (US), Beth Rowley (UK), Earl Thomas (US), Sherman Robertson (US), Jon Cleary (US), Ian Siegal (UK), Chris Farlowe and the Norman Beaker Band (UK),, Derrin Nauendorf & Jeff Lang(Australia), Ian Parker (UK), Lisa Mills Ian Jennings (US/UK), Little Jenny and the Blue Beans (Scandinavia), The Evidence (UK).
Maryport Blues Festival 2009 – Line Up
John Mayall (UK), Jethro Tull (UK), Eric Burdon (UK), Ruby Turner (UK), The Blues Band (UK), Rab McCullough (UK), King King (UK,) Ryan Shaw (US),Deborah Bonham (UK), Sean Webster Band & Friends (UK), Dani Wilde (UK), The W.T.Feaster Band (US), Laura & the Tears (UK), Nine Lives (UK)
Maryport Blues Festival 2010 – Line Up
Feed Me (UK), Gregg Wright Band, The Hoax, Paul Carrack, Steve Rodgers Band, Marcus Bonfanti Band, Paddy Milner and the Big Sounds, Bex Marshall, Mica Paris, Booker T (US), Rory Ellis Duo, Hokie Joint, Holmes Brothers, Canned Heat (US), The Robert Cray Band (US)