Blues in the City Festival 6

The good folk at Blues in the City will once again be donating their funds from this year’s festival to Remus. Read on to find out more about the Blues in the City Festival 6 taking place from 30 September to 2 October 2016 and support them to help us…

This is our 6th year and wow do we have a great line up for you to enjoy with many British Blues Award nominated and winners playing and as always all the profits are going to charity and it is the Remus Horse Sanctuary we are happily supporting again for the second year.

We start on Friday 30th September at the Chelmsford Social club where for the one night it is just £15 or for the two nights £25. The doors open at 6.30pm and the music starts at 7.15pm with Jamie Williams & the Roots Collective then at 8.15pm a real special treat with Blues Folk we have the master of the Fender Telecaster Jerry Donahue (USA) will be joining Blue Swamp next is the great Jerimiah Marques & The Blues Aces.

Saturday starts in the pubs which are free to enter we kick off in Moulsham Street at the Black Horse at 12.30pm with Catfish then to the Star & Garter at 1.45pm with Elles Bailey then its the Ale House at 3pm with the Dove & Boweevil duo then to the Two Brewers at 4.30pm for the Saiichi Sugiyama Band. We now are at the Chelmsford Social Club for night two and what a night we kick off at 7pm with Northsyde and then at 8.30pm it is our good friend Nicky Moore playing his last ever electric show with the Blues Corporation and then we have a supergroup at 10pm for you made up from Bad Influence and the Monday Band we have Val Hayes and Richard Hayes with Steve Simpson, Pete Stroud and Sam Kelly, this is going to be awesome.

Our last day and what a day we have again, and all free to enter venues, starting at the Black Horse in Moulsham St at 1pm with the Blues Consortium then the Star & Garter at 2.15pm with the Delta Ladies then we cross town to the White Horse at 3.30pm for Andy Twyman then to Ale House at 4.45pm with Jimi Whitewolf then our two acts this year will play at the Bassment first at 6.45pm is Salvation Jayne then to close the festival is Red Butler at 8.45pm til 10.15pm.

You can buy tickets from any Blues in the City event or from the Bassment, The Hop Beer Shop in Moulsham Street or Intense Records in Viaduct Road. Tickets are for the two nights at the Social Club and are £15 per night or £25 for the two nights you can also buy them online from

We must thank our sponsors ADBLY Construction, Sign Masters, Chelmer Web Design, It’s Your Media, Round Tower Brewery and Printwize.

To find out more, read the latest news here, view the poster below or contact Blues in the City via their website, on Facebook or via Twitter.

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