🇬🇧 The complete lineup for Blues Heaven in English, see below

Det er nu 14. gang Danmarks stĂžrste og prisvindende blues og soul festival leverer et musikprogram af enestĂ„ende hĂžj kvalitet. Fundamentet er nu igen lagt for den fantastiske og hjertevarme oplevelse, der altid opstĂ„r nĂ„r det musikelskende publikum og de primĂŠrt amerikanske Blues Music Awards (BMA) vindende stjerner mĂždes. Sidste Ă„r tiltrak Blues Heaven publikum fra 17 forskellige lande og samtlige af byens hoteller, var udsolgt flere mĂ„neder fĂžr festivalen.

Ni internationale bands er allerede blevet annonceret og nu er disse seks navne tilfĂžjet for at fuldfĂžre programmet:

The Fabulous Thunderbirds med The King of Blues Harmonica: Kim Wilson (f. 1951) i front er et af verdens stĂžrste og mest respekterede blues bands. Efter 10 Ă„rs fravĂŠr kommer de endelig tilbage til Danmark. Dette populĂŠre Texasband har udgivet over 25 albums og vĂŠret med til at prĂŠge blues og rock verdenen, siden deres banebrydende albumdebut i 1979.

Mike Sanchez (1964) pianist og sanger er indbegrebet pĂ„ “British Dynamite”. I 1984 var han den karismatiske skaber af Big Town Playboys, der var utroligt populĂŠre overalt i Europa. Mike har bl.a  indspillet med guitar fĂŠnomenet  Jeff Beck og ex Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman’s band   The Rhythm Kings, hvor han igennem mange Ă„r var den bĂŠrende kraft.

Ian Siegal (1971) Har optrÄdt i 35 lande, og har optaget et live-album i Royal Albert Hall. Ian er eneste ikke-amerikanske, der to gange har fÄet prisen MOJO Blues Album of the Year, samt 11 britiske og europÊiske priser.

Blues Beatles er Brasiliens populÊre bluesrock band. EfterhÄnden er hovedparten af koncerterne booked i USA. Blues-fans vil blive overraskede over hvor meget blÄt, der er i Beatles. Det her er ikke kopier, men fortolkninger.

Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne. (1944) Ingen boogie-woogie klaverbokser rammer tangenterne med samme fĂžlelse og han hedder ikke "Blues Boss" uden grund. Han startede som barnestjerne i sin fars kirke i New Orleans.

The Bender Brass opstod pÄ Blues Bender festivalen i Las Vegas. Hornsektion tilbydes alle bands, der kommer til festivalen. TBB spiller nu mere end 20 shows pÄ de stÞrste festivaler i USA og leverer de krymmel pÄ lagkagen.

FĂžlgende bands blev annonceret tidligere:

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band (1977) I snart 25 Ă„r har albumaktuelle KWS defineret blues-rock’n’roll. Han er en anerkendt albumartist, som samtidig har opnĂ„et enorm respekt for sine live optrĂŠdener. Han er en af de mest talentfulde og karismatiske blues-rock guitarister i sin generation.

Shemekia Copeland (1979) foran 90.000 begejstrede publikummer blev Shemekia i 2011 kronet som arvtager til den officielle Koko Taylor “QUEEN OF THE BLUES” titel pĂ„ Chicago Blues festival. Dette vokale kraftvĂŠrk er i Ă„r nomineret i fire (BMA) katagorier og gennem Ă„rene er Shemekia blevet nomineret 31 gange.

Joe Louis Walker (1949) med 30 udgivelser og utallige prestigefyldte festivaloptrĂŠdener er Joe Louis er en af de absolutte legender i branchen. Hele 55 gange har denne virtuos vĂŠret BMA nomineret til disse fornemme priser.

Curtis Salgado (1954) har vundet BMA 9 gange. Han var forsanger for Robert Cray, Roomful Of Blues, Steve Miller og Santana. Curtis inspirerede John Belushi til «Blues Brothers» filmene som John Landis udĂždeligjorde.

Nick Moss Band (1969) fra Chicago er i Ă„r nomineret til 4 BMA. Best Band of the Year, Best Album, Best Traditional Blues Album og Best Harmonica Player (Dennis Gruenling). Ialt har de vĂŠret nomineret til 22 priser!

Thornetta Davis (1963) Blues og soul sangerinde der i 2004 og 2006 vandt BMA priserne som Outstanding Blues Artist. I 2018 modtog Thornetta den prestigefyldte franske La Academie du Jazz Award for "Best Blues Album.

Chris Cain (1955) Verdens bedste B.B. King fortolker, som har udgivet 12 albums. I Ă„r er han nomineret i 2 BMA kategorier. Joe Bonamassa siger "One of my favorite, and criminally underrated blues players of all time”.

Tad Robinson (1956) har opnĂ„et 8 BMA-nomineringer og udgivet 6 roste albums. En gudsbenĂ„det sanger, skolet af Al Green og Sam Cooke. Med er heavyweight Alex Schultz som bl.a. var leadguitarist 7 Ă„r for Rod Piazza.

Ian Siegal (1971) Har optrÄdt i 35 lande, og har optaget et live-album i Royal Albert Hall. Ian er eneste ikke-amerikanske, der to gange har fÄet prisen MOJO Blues Album of the Year, samt 11 britiske og europÊiske priser.

Toby Lee (2005) Denne unge engelske sensation har over 350 millioner visninger pĂ„ de sociale medier. Toby har de sidste 2 Ă„r beriget Blues Heaven med gĂŠsteoptrĂŠdener med de stĂžrste stjerner. I Ă„r kommer han med sit nye Toby Lee Blues Band.

Blues Heaven er den prisvindende festival, der i 2018 blev kĂ„ret som ”International Festival of the Year” af det franske online-magasin Zicazic. ArrangĂžr Peter Astrup vandt den nyoprettede Danish Music Award pris "Årets Hoochie Coochie Man”. I januar 2019 blev Blues Heaven udnĂŠvnt som ”2nd Best Festival in the World” af det polske tidsskrift TwĂłj Blues’. I marts modtog tilmed Peter Astrup TonevĂŠrk prisen, med fulgte kr. 20.000.

 Fredag 1. November 18:00 - 01:00 (DĂžrene Ă„bnes 16:00)
LĂžrdag 2. November 17:00 - 01:00 (DĂžrene Ă„bnes 16:00)

LĂžrdags-billet DKK 590,-
Fredags-billet DKK 690,-  
Weekend-billet DKK 990,-  
   
VIP lĂžrdags-billet DKK 1.195,-  
VIP fredags-billet DKK 1.295,-
VIP weekend-billet DKK 2.095,-

(VIP billetter er inkl. 3 retters menu med Ăžl/vin ad libitum)

http://bluesheaven.dk/tickets

🇬🇧 Complete lineup for Blues Heaven 1st & 2nd November in Arena Nord, Frederikshavn, Denmark

(This press release can be downloaded here...)

For the 14th year, Denmark’s largest and multi-award-winning blues/rock/soul/gospel-festival, Blues Heaven, will deliver a high caliber music program with a range of styles from several Blues Music Award-winning artists. 

The foundation for amazing and warm-hearted experience that always arises when the stars and the international music-loving audience meet. Last years festival attracted audiences from 17 different countries which saw all local hotels sold out several months in advance of the event. 

Already nine international bands has been announced, to complete the lineup is now six more are added:

The Fabulous Thunderbirds with the King of Blues Harmonica: Kim Wilson (b. 1951) in front of one of the world's greatest and most respected blues bands. After 10 years of absence, they finally return to Denmark. This popular Texas band has been instrumental in characterizing the blues world since their groundbreaking album debut in 1979.

Mike Sanchez (1964) pianist/singer was the charismatic creator of Big Town Playboys, a popular band across Europe. He has recorded with guitar icon Jeff Beck and was the major force in ex Stones bassist Bill Wyman Rhythm Kings for many years.

Ian Siegal (1971) has performed in 35 countries and made a live album in the Royal Albert Hall. Ian is the only non-American who has twice received the MOJO Blues Album of the Year award, as well as stunning 11 British and European awards.

Blues Beatles is Brazil's absolute most popular blues rock band. A aajor part of the concerts are now all over the US. Blues fans will be surprised at how much blues there is in the Beatles song catalog. These are not copies, but interpretations.

Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne (1944) No boogie-woogie piano player hit the keys with the same feeling, and he is not called "Blues Boss" for no reason. He was a child progeny in his father's church in New Orleans and have received dusins of Awards.

The Bender Brass appeared at the Blues Bender Festival in Las Vegas. The amazing horn section is offered to all bands that come to the festival. TBB now plays more than 20 shows at the biggest festivals in the US and delivers crumbles on the cake.

Previously was following bands been announced:

Kenny Wayne Shepherd (1977) has sold millions of albums, received 5 GRAMMYÂź nominations, 2 Billboard Music Awards, as well as a pair of Orville H. Gibson awards, the Blues Foundation's Keeping The Blues Alive Award and 2 Blues Music Awards. He's had 7 #1 blues albums and a string of #1 mainstream bluesrock singles..

Shemekia Copeland (1979) in 2011, she was crowned as the successor to the official Koko Taylor title of ‘Queen of the Blues’ at the Chicago Blues Festival in front of an enthusiastic 90,000 blues-loving audience members. She has been nominated this year in four BMA categories and over the years Shemekia has been nominated 31 times in various categories.

Joe Louis Walker (1949) with 30 records, Joe holds an international reputation as one of the blues’ most prolific and talented stars. 55 times, this virtuoso has been nominated for these prestigious awards and he is inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame. 

Curtis Salgado (1954) has won BMA 9 times. He was the lead singer of Robert Cray, Roomful Of Blues, Steve Miller and Santana, before he went solo. Curtis inspired John Belushi to "The Blues Brothers" movie John Landis immortalized.

Nick Moss Band (1969) nominated for 4 BMA this year. Best band, Best album, Best traditional album and Best Harmonica Player (Dennis Gruenling). Overall, they have been nominated for 22 prizes! The band is the 2019 crown of Chicago Blues.

Thornetta Davis – is a powerful and soulful blues and gospel singer who in 2015 was crowned ‘Detroit’s Queen of The Blues’ and has won over 30 DMA, in 2018 she received the prestigious French La Academie du Jazz Award for "Best Blues Album.

Chris Cain (1955) The World's Best B.B. and Albert King interprets who has released 12 albums. This year he is nominated in 2 BMA categories. Joe Bonamassa says "One of my favorite and criminally underrated blues players at all times".

Tad Robinson (1956) has 8 BMA nominations and released 6 recognized albums. A divine singer, schooled by Al Green and Sam Cooke. Tad brings his old bandmate and heavyweight Alex Schultz, who was leadguitarist 7 years for Rod Piazza.

Toby Lee (2005) has amassed a staggering 350 million views on social media. For the past 2 years Toby has enriched Blues Heaven with guest performances with the greatest names, this year he returns again with his all-new Toby Lee Blues Band.

In 2018, Blues Heaven won the award for ‘International Festival of The Year’ from the distinguished French online blues magazine Zicazic. Blues Heaven Festival organizer Peter Astrup won the coveted new Danish Blues Music Award, ‘Hoochie Coochie Man of the Year’. In January 2019, Blues Heaven came 2nd in the ‘Best Festival in the World’ awards with Polish blues magazine Twój Blues. In March, Peter Astrupalso won the Tonevérk Award and was awarded a prize of DKK 20,000.

High resolution photos can be downloaded here...

Friday  1st  Nov.  18:00 - 01:00 (Doors open 16:00)
Saturday 2nd Nov. 17:00 - 01:00 (Doors open 16:00)

Friday ticket DKK 690 / €93
Saturday ticket DKK 590 / €79
Weekend ticket DKK 990 / €133
   
VIP Friday ticket DKK 1.295 / €174
VIP Saturday ticket DKK 1.195 / €160
VIP weekend ticket DKK 2.095 / €281