See new and updated info here: www.bluesheaven.dk
First line-up announcement for 2018 - with 3 top performing artists. BLUES HEAVEN festival in Denmark have stepped up the game this year so set your sights high! With a line-up of 11 world class bands, most of them coming from the USA, the birthplace 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 Cray 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 and 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 has also spent most of the year on the Billboard Blues Chart.
Popa Chubby, a powerhouse of a musician who can get all of the guitar-loving blues and rock fans up off their seats with his intense and fearless guitar game. 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 organizer Peter Astrup from blues.dk comments: “As we have committed to for the past 12 years, once again in the 1st weekend in November 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 experiences 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 can 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 see some of the greatest living legends perform with us. Both the artists and guests say that they have a ton of fun here” continues an excited Peter Astrup, who daily books international artists and events through his agency Blues.dk
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
Dkr. 960,- (€129,-) + box office
VIP Weekend ticket
VIP Friday ticket
VIP Saturday ticket
Dkr. 2.065,- (€277,-) + box office
Dkr. 1.165,- (€157,-) + box office
Dkr. 1.065,- (€143,-) + box office