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Free Blues Festival, Sorède
14th Annual Festival de Blues
Nestled in the foothills of the Albères, this bustling little jewel of a town will be singing the blues on Friday 9th August.
Each summer, the biggest, blues festival in the Pyrénées-Méditerranée and, according to some, one of the biggest blues events of the summer, hosts an exceptional line up of local and international artists in the gardens of the Mairie.
Now into its 14th edition, Sorède invites you to join them from 7.30pm on Friday 9th August for an evening of fabulous, FREE blues music.
1st act: Sax Gordon BAND – American saxophonist, Sax Gordon, has played alongside Blues legends such as Jimmy Witherspoon, John Hammond and Ben E. King, to name but a few. Now leading his own groups and projects, he is a regular feature on line ups around the world.
2nd act: Electric Blues Duo & AWEK– A collaboration between two greats in the Blues business, Xavier PILLAC et Antoine ESCALIER. These talented musicians perform covers and originals inspired by Afro-American Blues street artists from the 60s and 70s. The duo will be accompanied by the highly decorated Blues group, AWEK, holders of prestigious music awards acorss Europe and the States.