Maryport Blues Festival

The 17th Maryport Blues Festival will take place from Friday 24th to Sunday 26th July 2015 with a main marquee located on at the Maryport Harbour.
 
Line-up The first acts confirmed are Lulu, Sandi Thom, The Boom Band, The Brew, Rhythm Zoo, Vargas Blues Band, Matt Poss Band, Laura Holland Band, Lenny 'Fuzzy' Rankins, Brian Rawson Band, Kaz Hawkins & Her Band O' Men, Rosco Levee & the Southern Slide, and The Motives ft Matt Taylor. The line-up will feature over 40 bands and 150 individual musicians from all over the globe who will be performing on the main stage, in the pubs and clubs.
 
Tickets buy tickets now > Tickets will include all-weekend access to the marquee and a trail wristband. Early bird tickets are priced at £65 for full weekend and includes weekend trail wristband. Entertainment As well as two main stages there is usually a DJ room, a visual arts and workshop area, a festival club, film programme, children's festival, an expanded market festival bazaar, and a silent disco.
Workshops The programme of workshops has not yet been announced. Workshops take place on either Saturday or Sunday, start at 10.30am and last one hour. Tickets will be available, priced around £5 each, from The Wave and the Blues Festival Office (The Maritime Museum).
There are also numerous stalls selling musical instruments, crafts and so forth, Fair Trade goods, and information stalls on issues of global interest. Plus workshops include drumming and guitar.
 
Coaches Coaches will be running over the weekend transporting festival goers between Maryport and the local towns. Return journeys are available on the Friday, Saturday & Sunday between Maryport and the following towns: Carlisle, Wigton, Aspatria, Keswick, Cockermouth, Egremont, Cleator Moor, Whitehaven and Workington