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Great bands and great concerts waiting for you.

Do not miss three memorable days in the “Capital of the Blues in Portugal.”®

JULY 18

DELTA BLUES RIDERS

PORTUGAL
22:30h

From OPorto and with a truly appealing repertoire, these four musicians explore the sounds that originated the blues (Mississippi) to this day.

They combine constant dialogues between guitar, piano and harmonica, to a strong interaction with the public!

 

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KYLA BROX QUARTET

UNITED KINGDOM
00:20h

Blues and soul intertwine with the award-winning singer-songwriter whose raw talent led her to be described as “the best female blues singer of her generation.”

Kyla had the honor of representing the United Kingdom in Memphis in the IBC 2019 and won the EBC in the Azores.

The UK Blues Foundation honored her by naming Kyla’s official British Blues ambassador in 2016.

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DJ CORBZ

PORTUGAL
02:15h

Luís Coutinho (22) a.k.a CORBZ is a music producer and DJ from São Miguel Island, Azores. He studied Sound Engineering and Music Production in the UK, where he began create his productions and grow his musical taste, which consists of a wide variety of genres within electronic music.

Nowadays in Portuguese lands, he seeks to print his stamp on the local and national scene, with aspirations to higher levels.

JULY 19

JOE LOUIS WALKER

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
22:30h

With his Blues Hall of Fame name, nominated for Grammy in 2017 for best album of the year, he won 4 times the Blues Music Award, celebrating a career that has spanned half a century.

Virtuous guitar player, single singer and prolific composer, he has made several tours throughout his career, performing at the most famous festivals in the world and conquering a legion of dedicated fans.

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SHAGGY DOGS

FRANCE
00:20h

Always dressed in strict order, the dogs stand guard.

Without exhibitionism, sadness or preconceived ideas, enter their’s space-time and rediscover the big bang of Rock ‘& Roll.

Join this All Inclusive Cruise with Shaggy Dogs – Satisfaction Guaranteed!

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DJ NEX

PORTUGAL
02:15h

Marco Moreira is Dj NEX. Born in Ponta Delgada, and with a stopover in Barcelona, ​​since the beginning of the millennium he has been touring with the turntables. Throughout his career, he has gone through several bars and clubs and participated in some of the most charismatic festivals in the Region, including the Santa Maria Blues in 2016.

From digital to analog, from Funk to House, NEX has the suitcase always ready for all occasions.

BLUES AMBIENT WARM UP - DJ WISE GUY

Nuno Melo aka DJ Wise Guy, promises to warm the late afternoon and early evening of the Santa Maria Blues.

From 7:15 p.m. to 10:15 p.m.

JULY 20

GWYN ASHTON

AUSTRALIA
22:30h

One of the most original contemporary artists of the music scene.

With no support tracks or preconceived setlist, Ashton spontaneously builds her set, based mostly on her eight studio albums.

He mixes his frenetic electric slide, heavy bass lines, hardcore drum beats and lo-fi microphone.

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ANNIKA CHAMBERS

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
23:45h

The monstrous dynamic vocalist from Houston, Texas, along with a number of talented musicians continue to shock and amaze many blues lovers with a variety of touching, moving and unstoppable melodies.

 

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KENNY “BLUES BOSS” WAYNE

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
01:30h

Boss Of The Blues, gentleman of The Boogie Woogie

Inspiration and sweating, it’s all it takes to be a genius, and a blues boss.

He is the living proof of that.

A 74-year-old piano master with countless tours and a list of acclaimed award winning albums.

Rediscovering his own blues roots, his career has entered the “overdrive” phase.

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DJ SÉRGIO FIGUEIREDO

PORTUGAL
03:15h

His passion for music turned him into a Dj for festivals and theme parties.

A confessing lover of the Blues / Rock, he brings back the great classics of the past, which can hardly be found today in the Azorean night, taking on the fascination with the remix of electronic music.

He carries all this positive energy to the BIG public.

BLUES AMBIENT WARM UP - DJ WISE GUY

Nuno Melo aka DJ Wise Guy, promises to warm the late afternoon and early evening of the Santa Maria Blues.

From 7:15 p.m. to 10:15 p.m.

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