Closing soon! Apply to play at The Great British Rhythm & Blues Festival

News: 7th February 2019 by Louise Dodgson under Live

Jessica Foxley Stages has teamed up with The Great British Rhythm & Blues Festival, Colne, Lancashire to offer young, under-the-radar acts the opportunity to play the main stages at the festival this summer.

Taking place in Colne, Lancashire, over the bank holiday weekend of 23rd-25th August, this year will be the events’ 30th anniversary. The festival takes place in various town centre venues ranging from 50 to 750 capacity.

Applications to play the Jessica Foxley Stages are now open. Four bands/artists will be chosen. The judges are seeking acts with a ‘Blues leaning’, with originality, creativity, technical ability, musical compatibility to the festival, and entertainment value being at the core of their choices.

The Jessica Foxley Stages' focus is on supporting musicians up to the age of 25. As a minimum, the lead musician in a band must be age 25 or under on 31st August 2019.

In addition to this, one of the four chosen festival acts will be nominated to be part of the UK Blues Challenge 2019. Further information on the 2019 Blues Challenge will be available soon. See the link below to apply to play. Applications close on Wednesday 20th March.

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Bands can apply to play The Great British Rhythm & Blues Festival


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