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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

New Brunswick Battle of the Blues

The line-up for the 4 regional heats of New Brunswick Battle of the Blues has been announced and 24 unsigned and original acts will be battling it out for a place in the London final and ultimately, the chance to play on an international stage at the Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival, New Brunswick, Canada.
The heat dates and venues are: 13th January, True Blues Club, Newton Le Willows, Merseyside, 18th January, The Thunderbolt, Bristol, 19th January, New Crawdaddy Blues Club, Billericay, Essex, 27th January, St Peter’s Social Club, Byker, Newcastle. The final will be held at The Garage, Highbury, North London, 27 March.  For more information about the heats, the competition and the province of New Brunswick, visit www.tourismnewbrunswick.co.uk
The acts competing in the regional heats are:
At the North West heat in Newton-le-Willows 13/1: Tom Attah from Shipley, Alex McKown Band from Glossop, Chris James Blues from Scotby, Carlisle, Rythmn Zoo from Shrewsbury, Cliff Brown Band from Yelvertoft, James O’Hara from Gomersal
At the South West heat in Bristol 18/1: Matt Woosey from Bristol, Victoria Klewin and the True Tones from Bristol, Thomas Ford from Plymouth,
Paint It Blue from Burton, near Bournemouth, Dan Sowerby Band from Salisbury, Park Royal Blues from NW2 in London
 At the South East heat in Billericay 19/1: Smokin Hogs from Shotley Gate, Ipswich, Liam Tarpey Band from SE5, London, Little Devils from SE14, London, Lexie Green and Danny Moore from Whittlesey nr Peterborough,
Dove and Boweevil from Oulton Broad near Lowestoft and
Cylvian and Blues Affair from Haywards Heath
 At the North East heat in Newcastle 27/1: Half Deaf Clatch from Hull, Greg Wilson and the Big Caffeine Fix from Blencow, Carlisle, Sheik Your Mojo from Washington, Sunderland, Groove-A-matics from Gateshead, Lee Bates and Billy Newton from Gateshead, How Askew from Newcastle.
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1 comment :

Graham said...

We are looking forward to a fantastic evening!

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