Archive for June 23rd, 2009

Well the nights are sultry, the stage is set beneath the ‘flame of the forest’ trees at the foot of the iconic tower of the Church of La Concepción and JC Murphy’s have stocked up on the Guinness. That all means it must be time for the Santa Blues Festival.

This year, instead of spreading the music out over three consecutive Fridays, Santa Blues is going to be held over the coming weekend with three nights of cool, Blue sounds carrying on the mid summer night air.

Santa Blues 2008

Santa Blues 2008

Here’s the full line up;
Thursday 25th June 2009, Galway’s answer to Rory Gallagher; ‘The Deans
And the beautiful sultry Santana sound of ‘The Vargas Blues Band

Friday 26th June 2009, the Canaries own Laskina and the emotive Blues/Gospel voice of New Yorker Michele McCain.

Saturday 27th June 2009, local heroes The Santa Blues Band and the ‘Sacred Steel Guitars’ of  The Campbell Brothers.

Be there or be sorry.

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