This year the Festival will last for 3 days. We will start on Thursday, July 16th with one of the best known Blues bands in Poland – Nocna Zmiana Bluesa, together with Suwalki Chamber Orchestra. This is a new fantastic blues experience where we connect blues music with orchestral arrangement and instruments. In the evening we invite you to a concert with blues bands from Suwalki; A Native Blues Stage. You will have performances with: Night Come, Shiver Blues Band, Fret Blues Band and others.
In the afternoons we invite you for open-air concerts on the stages in Gradne-Synthe Passage and at the ROKiS building (Chłodna St). Famous Blues artists like: Blues Doctors, Devil Blues, Los Agentos, Siódma w nocy, Outsider Blues and others will perform there.
This years’ headliners are: On Friday the legendary blues & rock band Ten Years After (UK), and on Saturday Joe Bonamassa (USA) – the most important blues and rock guitarist of the young generation. Also the legendary Polish group TSA, and foreign guests: Wanda Johnson & The Shrimp City Blues Band (USA), Jarle Bernhoft & Knut Reiersrud Band (NO), Road Band (LT), Steve Lury (UK) i Bullfrog Brown (EST) will perform there.
Summer Garden ”Rozmarino” and „Na Starówce” restaurants.
Chamber concert – (tickets)
Suwalki State Vocational School hall, 10 Noniewicza Street.
IN SUWALKI BLUES FESTIVAL 2009 YOU WILL EXPERIENCE:
JOE BONAMASSA & HIS BAND (USA)
TEN YEARS AFTER (UK)
JARLE BERNHOFT & KNUT REIERSRUD BAND (NO)
WANDA JOHNSON & THE SHRIMP CITY BLUES BAND (USA/PL)
STEVE LURY (UK) & BULLFROG BROWN (EST)
ROAD BAND (LT) and others
Club concerts (tickets) – 17th and 18th July 2009
SPOONFUL OF BLUES (NO)
STORE PSY (CZ)
VIRGIS JUTAS (LT) & VOODOO SOUP (PL)
ANDY EGERT BAND (CH/PL)
Concerts in the city centre
Small open-air stages (admission free) – 17th and 18th July 2009
SIÓDMA W NOCY
BLUES DOCTORS and others
Evenings’ acoustic concerts (admission free) – 17th and 18th July 2009
PRZYTUŁA & KRUK and others
Club concert with local bands (tickets) – 16th July 2009
SHIVER BLUES BAND
FRET BLUES BAND and others
The Chamber Concert– Suwalki State Vocational School (tickets), 10 Noniewicza St. – 16th July 2009
NOCNA ZMIANA BLUESA and SUWALKI Chamber ORCHESTRA
You are invited to join us in Suwalki this summer in all concerts and events on
Suwałki Blues Festival 2009.
Detailed program will be published soon.
Suwalki City Municipality and
Regional Art and Culture Centre in Suwałki