Now in its sixth year the Dereham Blues Festival returns from 12-15 July 2018, the printed programme for which shall start appearing soon.
This year’s 2018 opening concert will be held on Thursday July 12th, again at the Dereham Memorial Hall, and will see the internationally renowned Georgie Fame perform and this perfromance has already sold out. As well as national names local acts performing include local artists: Yve Mary B and Mark Howes, The Polymer 5, Blues Situation, Don’t Lose Heart, Albert Cooper, Adenland, Mojo Preachers, Against the Grain, and many, many more across twelve venues. See the full line-up here.
Now in its sixth year the Dereham Blues Festival continues to be a growing success story in the region thanks to its two lead organisers, Norfolk Blues Society founders Doreen and Stewart Aitken.
The festival is run by an entirely volunteer group of eight local Norfolk blues enthusiasts and is supported by the Norfolk Blues Society – http://www.norfolkbluessociety.org.uk
The festival is this year sponsored by Busseys, Greene King, Stephenson Smart, and Orchard Caravans.