August Blues Festival (Festival Augustibluus)

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Country and Region EstoniaLaanemaa
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Haapsalu, Laanemaa, Estonia
Festival Contact Information

Indrek Ditmann, Director
Raul Ukareda, Programming
Gülnar Murumägi, Culture Director
Kaarel Kose, Coordinator

Festival Description

Since 1993 the Augustibluus festival has presented blues acts from Estonian and close to 30 other countries. Augustibluus is considered one of Europe’s finest blues festivals that draws attendees from a range of countries to experience the unique atmosphere created by the charm of the medieval town that has been enhanced by the music, the people, what the region has to offer. The main stage is located in the Haapsalu episcopal castle, with daytime workshops, exhibitions and acoustic performances public venues that include cafes and in the streets. Late night jam sessions at the Jim Beam Night Club keep the party going.

Festival Dates August 2 - 3, 2013
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Festival Events:

Lineup 2013:
  • Ash Grunwald
  • Ian Siegal Band
  • Bottleneck John
  • Clas Yngstrom & Sky High
  • Compromise Blues 25
  • Howard Fishman & The Biting Fish Brass Band
  • James Dalton
  • Raphael Wressnig
  • Tanel Padar Blues Band
  • The Blues Overdrive
  • Luxury Filters
  • The Cathouse Radio


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