Orkney Blues Festival

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Country and Region United KingdomScotland
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Orkney, Orkney Island, Scotland UK
Festival Contact Information

Orkney Blues Festival
c/o The Royal Hotel
Stromness
Orkney KW16 3BS
United Kingdom
Venue phone: +44 01856 850342
Email: info@orkneyblues.co.uk

Festival Description

The Orkney Blues Festival brings together local and national artists across multiple venues for a blistering weekend of blues music, year after year. Well worth coming along! This year’s artists include Chantelle McGregor, Lucy Zirins, Rhythm Zoo and also features the many talented local artists from the Orkney Islands.

The port town of Stromness plays the heart of the festival with four venues within a few minutes walk. More gigs are available at the Standing Stones Hotel in Stenness and at the Gable End Theatre on the island of Hoy. All events are free of charge, with the exception of the Grand Finale on Sunday 25th September at The Stromness Hotel. This event will host all of the Headlining Acts from the festival.

For more information on dates, times, accommodation, travel and artists - please visit our website http://www.orkneyblues.co.uk.

Festival Dates September 20 - 22, 2013
Festival Links

http://www.orkneyblues.co.uk

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Practical Info:

Venues:
  • Various locations include
    • Royal Hotel (Stromness)
    • Stromness Hotel (Stromness)
    • The Ferry Inn (Stromness)
    • The Standing Stones Hotel (Stenness)
    • The Royal British Legion (Stromness)
    • The Gable End Theatre (Hoy)
Tickets 2011:
  • All venues and events are free, except the Finale Night, priced at £12
  • Booking details
    • Please book online at http://www.orkneyblues.co.uk/, or by contacting Orkney Blues Festival at info@orkneyblues.co.uk

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