Ealing Blues Festival – Day 1
Saturday 20th July @ 12:30 PM
Continuing its decades-long legacy as one of the UK’s most iconic local festivals, Ealing Blues Festival 2019 takes place on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July in Ealing’s beautiful Walpole Park.
The 2019 event is headlined by new-wave icon Nick Lowe, New Orleans bluesmen The Cosimo Matassa Project, and Europe’s premier The Who tribute act, Who’s Next.
The Eel Pie All-Stars includes some of Britain’s most experienced R&B performers: Don Craine and Keith Grant of The Downliners Sect, Robin Bibi (ex Pretty Things), Alan Glen (Yardbirds, Nine Below Zero), Andrew Heart (ex Billy Idol, Bob Geldof Band), Chris Hunt (Lonnie Donegan Band, The Bruvvers) and Dave Lennox formerly with Blodwyn Pig.
Also notable in the line-up are two former Ealing Art School alumni and contemporaries of Freddie Mercury: Tim Staffell and Johnny G.
Artists appearing, in alphabetical order include:
Andy Twyman, Bad Influence, Big Mama’s Door, Crossfire Blues Band, Cosimo Matassa Project, Eel Pie All-Stars, Geoff Garbow Band, Great West Groove, Guy William Band featuring Gemma Dorsett, Johnny G, Kyla Brox, Lewis Cohen, Mack featuring Tommy Hare, Marky Dawson, Near Death Experience, Neil Stout’s Old, Nick Lowe, Nicole Skeltys & The Disenchanted, Paul Cook Blues Band featuring Emma Wilson, Robert Hokum Revue, Son Of Dave, Stiff Joints Duo, The Frisco’s, Tim Stafell & Paul Stewart Band, Tommy Allen’s Trafficker, Who’s Next, Winnie & The Rockettes.
Gates open at midday; there’s music from 12.30 to 10.30pm.
Advance tickets: £5 + 50p booking fee for each day; £10 + £1 booking fee for the weekend.
Tickets on the day: £7 before 3pm; £10 thereafter; £10 for the weekend.