This festival has been cancelled. A statement on the official website reads simply:-
Maryport Blues Festival Now Cancelled Due To Safety Concerns And No Business Support.
Maryport Blues Festival will take place from Friday 27th to Sunday 29th July 2018 to Maryport Rugby Club.
The confirmed acts include headliners John Amor, Sari Schorr & The Engine Room, and Black Balled. Also announced are Brian Rawson Band, Danny Bryand Band, The Crew, 5 and Dangerous, The Plott Hound, Deep Blue Sea, Soul Junction, Used Blues, & more.
To see the full line-up including day splits and running order please view the line-up page.
Weekend tickets are priced at £35. Friday tickets are priced at £10, Saturday or Sunday tickets are priced at £20.
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.
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 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.
There will be more information here when available.
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