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Poulton Gala presents The Fylde Blues Festival at Thornton Little Theatre.

Poulton Gala presents The Fylde Blues Festival at Thornton Little Theatre.
Poulton Gala presents The Fylde Blues Festival at Thornton Little Theatre.
Published Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Don’t miss out on a wonderful night at Thornton Little Theatre on Friday 27 April as the Fylde Blues Festival arrives, raising funds for Poulton Gala.

The event is an annual fund raiser for the long running Poulton Gala and features The Connie Lush Band, European blues act of the year, plus full support line-up: John Carroll, Geoff Pearson, Joey Shields and The Shakers Blues Band.

The opening act Jeff Pearson is a local solo blues man who plays down home blues in a simple fashion. Joey Shields from Liverpool plays electric guitar blues both as a solo and with his band Joey Shields and the Wheels. John Carroll is a well-known local bluesman who plays and sings lively blues songs, he and his band The Shakers are well known in the area. The show will close with John playing with his band.

The second set will be devoted to the world famous Connie Lush Band, Connie and the band have played all over the world for many years and have won many awards, indeed Connie is an Ambassador for the UK Blues Federation and is in the Gallery of Great British Blues Artists. Take a look at the Connie Lush website for more. http://www.connielush.com/

Steve Nicholls show producer comments: “I am keen to change the style of music each year at our fundraisers event and this is possibly the most exciting blues line up for years and only possible due to my long standing friendship with the band.”

Doors open from 7:30pm and the show starts at 8pm. Tickets are £20 and can be booked by calling the event organiser Steve Nicholls on 07947 817596 or by emailing soulrockman@yahoo.com.

For more information about this event please visit www.wyretheatres.co.uk

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