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5 bands for 6 hours of concerts in Pla del Turonet. The MAIN night of the festival. 

  • 19:00 – 19:45 Lone Rhino Club
  • 20:00 – 21:00 Christopher Paul Stelling
  • 21:15 – 22:15 Earl Thomas
  • 22:30 – 23:30 Lawrence Jones
  • 23:45 – 00:45 Travellin’ Brothers Little Band

 

19:00h

Formed in 1997 by Julio Lobos in Cerdanyola del Valles, he plays with a huge passion his own songs and rythm&lues classics such as Muddy Waters, Ray Charles, Howling Wolf, Elmore James, Willie Dixon, B.B King, Chuck Berry, Tom Waits, etc.This is one of the oldest bands still active, with one of the more spectacular live shows that you can see in the country. 

20:00h

Christopher Paul Stelling (1982)  is a songwriter and a guitarrist based in Brooklyn, New York. Stelling was born in Daytona Beach, Florida, and has lived in Colorado, Washington, Massachusetts, and North Carlonia. He has published three oficial albums: in 2012 Songs of Praise and Scorn, in 2013 False Cities and in 2015' Labor Against Waste. He has been travelling rround The United States and also Europe. 

 

21:15h

Apart from having an extraordinary voice, Earl Thomas is a great human being with a lots of sense of humor. He is considerated a 21st century bluesman, using his own words: " the firsts bluesman and blueswomen were slaves and farmers, afterwards they were the urban workers from the factories, but in our century a bluesman have university studies, is sophisticated, has been traveling the world and wears Brook Brothers!"

 

22:30h

Close your eyes, listen and you are going to feel the call of the wild from the biggest figures of blues and rock. Open your eyes and you are going to see Laurence Jones, a 23 years old young man, who was born in the Mersey River, and today is already one of the bigges european blues musicians. 

"His new album Ruf Records Temptation, is intended not to stop collecting prizes and put the great Laurence Jones on the world blues map"

Classic Rock ave mentioned Laurence as: the most promising talent from the blues-rock world music scene". His songs are included in "the Blues Fury CD" with musicians like Joe Bonamassa, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Popa Chubby and many more. 

 

23:45h

This band was formed in 2003 in the Bizkaya's town of Leioa, near Bilbao. The industrial atmosphere of the Nervion River it's been their inspiration since then. 

 The Travellin’ Brothers today they have a wide music experience. It's already been eight years of non-stop activity,  always ascending and with a self-improvement commitment. 

-They been awarded with the European Blues Challenge 2015 in Brusels, as the best european band, and they were finalists in the Blues Challenge 2015 in Memphis, with eight other bands. 


Event Info

7 Oct 2017
19:00h
Parc del Turonet
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