THE WORLD'S Biggest Blues Names Come To Arena Nord Frederikshavn on 2nd & 3rd of Nov.
First line-up announcement for 2018 - with 3 top performing artists.

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BLUES HEAVEN festival in Denmark has stepped up the game this year - so set your sights high for a line-up of 11 world class bands, most of them coming from the USA, the birth place of the blues. A carefully selected roster of award-winning musicians and singers creating a joyful and exciting experience of top quality blues, soul and rock. Robert

 Five Time Grammy® Award Winner - BLUES HALL OF FAME GUITARIST - A loved icon with a smooth velvet voice and guitar skills that speak to the heart. The 65-year-old legendary blues/soul guitarist and singer, Robert Cray has so far released 20 hit albums, 16 of them have been featured on the Billboards bestsellers’ list. He has sold over 14 million albums, performed at countless sold out concerts and is living proof that musicians get better with age. His latest album Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm has been nominated for both a Blues Music Award and a Grammy Award.

Walter Trout is unconditionally the blues rocker who has entertained Denmark the most over the last 30 years with his powerhouse guitar cords and energy driven concerts. In 1981, Walter Trout was a member of the legendary blues/rock band Canned Heat and later joined John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers. 2014 saw Walter come through a successful liver transplant. He is now back playing with full power and a successful new album “We’re All In This Together”, which features many of his friends, including Joe Bonamassa and John Mayall. This album is currently on the Billboard Blues Chart.

Popa Chubby a powerhouse of a musician who can get all of the guitar loving blues and rock fans off their seats with his intense and fearless guitar playing. For the last 25 years, he has been one of the hardest working musicians and has released 27 albums since his vinyl debut in 1992. Poppa’s latest album ‘Two Dogs’ is highly acclaimed.

Festival organiser Peter Astrup from comments: “As we have committed to for the past 12 years, once again we present artists matching legends such as Johnny Winter, Gary Moore, Peter Green and Dr. John and many more, who have given the audience so many fine and memorable moments in previous years. It’s gonna be an amazing party of top swinging blues, soul and rock music and even the most discerning music lovers must surrender”.

What is special about BLUES HEAVEN is the joyful atmosphere that is generated when an engaging audience and award-winning musicians and singers meet. The Festival welcomes music lovers from Denmark and dozens of other countries and promise to continue the evolution of what has, now in its 13th year, become one of the most respected and prestigious blues and soul festivals in Europe. “If you’re interested in quality blues and soul music then Blues Heaven is the place to be”, says Peter Astrup (Festival Director, Blues Heaven). “We have secured the bookings that we dreamt of and believe that there are many amazing reasons why you should take the opportunity to come and witness some of the greatest living legends perform with us. Both the artists and guests verify that they have tons of fun”, continues an excited Peter Astrup, who daily books international artists and events through his agency

Early bird tickets will be on sale until 1st of May
• More artist announcements on incl. info on tickets, VIP, hotels and transport
• 2 stages, Arena Nord has a capacity of 3,000 guests
• All tickets are unnumbered seated/standing
• Venue info: Arena Nord • Harald Nielsens Plads 9 • 9900 Frederikshavn • Denmark

EARLY BIRD WEEKEND TICKETS Dkr. 860 (€115) + box office
WEEKEND TICKETS after May 1st  Dkr. 960 (€129) + box office 
Day tickets on sale after May 1st Dkr. 490 (€ 65) & Dkr. 630,- (€85) + box office
EARLY BIRD VIP WEEKEND TICKETS  Dkr. 1.865 (€250) + box office
After May 1st Dkr. 2.065 (€280) + box office
VIP Day tickets on sale after May 1st Dkr. 1.095 (€145) & Dkr. 1.195 (€160) + box office
Friday 2nd November  6:00 pm – 1:00 am
Saturday 3rd November 5:00 pm – 1:00 am

• 2 stages, a capacity of 3,000 guests. All tickets are unnumbered seated/standing
• 11 bands in total, major part from USA
• Venue info: Arena Nord • Harald Nielsens Plads 9 • 9900 Frederikshavn • Denmark

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