The 10th Swanage Blues & Roots festival will be held from Thursday 5th to Sunday 8th October 2017.
This festival features over 60 different gigs with 100+ performers at 15 indoor venues around the picturesque seaside town of Swanage, on the South West coast.
The acts confirmed so far are:- Andy Twyman, Anita Jardine, Back Porch, Backwater Roll Blues Band, Blue Touch, Blues Business, Buskers, Catfish, Dawg Q Bones, Fabulous Fezheads, Garry "The Slideguy" Smith, Great West Groove, Hugh Budden, Jam Sessions with Robin Bibi Band, John McClean & the Clan, LedFree, Lewis Cohen, Northsyde, Open Mic Sessions hosted by Anita Jardine, Pete Christie, Pete Harris and..., Ray Drury, Red River Hogs, Riverside Blues Band, Robert Hokum, Robin Bibi Band, Saiichi Sugiyama Band, Spirit of '62 (Great West Groove), Stan's Blues Jamboree, Steamer, Steve Darrington, Storm Warning, Teed Up, Terry Marshall, Geoff Garbow, The Blues Issue, The Jawbreakers, The Milk Men, The Mustangs, The RedCrow, Hugh Budden & The Blue Chords, Tommy Alllen and..., Voodoo Sheiks, Woodley Gentlemen’s Club, Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion,
Organisers have had to discontinue the bucket collections due to problems with red tape, health & safety and insurance issues... so they will be selling weekend wristbands instead as a pledge and a symbol of the attendees commitment these are priced at £10 for a weekend wristband.
Purchase of weekend wristbands is not compulsory although admission to each venue is at the discretion of the management and some venues may require wristbands to be worn.
Swanage offers plenty of places to stay and is on the Jurassic coast.
For more information, see the Swanage Blues & Roots festival website.
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