Abertillery Blues Festival 2010 is set to be the biggest yet with a host of international talent and a growing fringe festival in the town.
Local pubs and venues are getting on board once again with a series of more intimate gigs in the run-up to the festival which takes place on Friday, 16 July and Saturday, 17 July 2010.
Two days of blues and rock music will be headed up by one of the biggest names and the most explosive quartet on the world stage Ten Years After.
The array of British and international talent includes Mojojim and the Muddy Wulfs, Kyla Bronx Band, King King (Featuring Alan Nimo), Greg Wright, Chantel Mcgregor, Ten Years After, Mike Markey and Nick Jones, Paul Lamb and the Kingsnakes, Big Mamma’s Door, Mud Morganfield (Muddy Waters Jr) and the Dirty Aces.
The festival has been awarded ………of funding from The Valleys – Heart and Soul campaign…
You can get tickets by calling the box office on 01495 355800.
Vicki Spencer, Campaign and Communications Manager for the Heart and Soul Campaign said “The opportunity for the heart and soul campaign to be involved with such an excellent valleys event is huge. The campaigns aims are to raise awareness and perceptions of The Valleys and encourage more visitors to come and see what the area has to offer. What better way of doing this than putting on a brilliant music event in the heart of the valleys.”
Prices for this year’s festival are:
Friday, 16 July 2010:
Standard – £20
Blues Club Members – £15
Saturday, 17 July 2010:
Standard – £30
Blues Club Members – £24
Standard – £40
Blues Club Members – £30