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Belfast City Blues Festival

Belfast City Blues Festival makes waves for 10th anniversary

Belfast City Blues Festival

29th June – 1st July 2018

Mona, Lagan Boat Company

Tickets on sale now – buy yours here

THE annual Belfast City Blues Festival will once again see the music take to the waves for the Blues On The Boat aboard the Lagan Boat Company’s Mona.

Local blues legend Ronnie Greer will headline the final cruise of the 2018 festival on July 1.

Music, food and drinks will be served on board a total of four cruises with top performers playing including Rab McCullough, the Rev Doc, the Lee Hedley Band and the Red Hot Roosters taking to the stage.

The cruises are now a regular feature of the Belfast City Blues Festival, which is celebrating its tenth year with over 60 gigs across 22 venues from June 29 – July 1.

One of the biggest blues festivals on the island, with headline sponsors American Holidays and Brand USA, it has a now loyal following flocking to the city for this celebration of blues music roots and present day incarnations.

Opening the cruise schedule on Friday June 29 is the rock ‘n’ roll fun of The Red Hot Roosters – guaranteeing a fun evening to kick things off. Saturday afternoon sees Rab McCullough and the Rev Doc – two great players, top tunes and afternoon not be forgotten. That same evening sees the return of Lee Hedley & Co, bringing tasty licks to accompany the tasty food aboard the Mona. Concluding with Ronnie Greer the Blues On The Boat cruises have always proved popular, with the music, drink, food and craic making it essential to book early.

Each cruise lasts two hours and complimentary food and drinks are included in the £35 ticket price.

American Holidays returns once again as key sponsor, in partnership with Brand USA, as well as United Airlines and Belfast City Council.

Tickets on sale now – buy yours here