Blues, Rhythm and Rock Festival - Let the Music Speak!

Before we know it September will be upon us and so will the Blues, Rhythm & Rock Festival!

Solid Entertainments is delighted to announce that Bury St Edmunds Blues, Rhythm & Rock Festival will take place at The Apex on Sunday 1st September!

The Apex is an award-winning venue, known for its acoustic excellence and home to a diverse programme of live music and events.  A perfect choice for Solid Entertainment's first music festival in Bury St Edmunds, matched by a line-up that is sure to attract attention of live music fans from across and beyond the county.  So, with Nine Below Zero topping the bill and six other very different, but striking bands in the line-up, this will undoubtedly be a great festival and one live music event not to miss in Suffolk! 

Nine Below Zero have earned themselves the reputation of being one of the best Blues bands around today.  Back in the late 70s and early 80s, when the mod revival was at its height, the band offered an R&B antidote to the punk-pop of the mainstream.  In the 80’s they became a familiar sight on seminal TV shows like The Old Grey Whistle Test, The South Band Show and memorably performed ‘’11+11’’ on the very first episode of anarchic comedy hit The Young Ones.  A new 8-Piece Big Band made its live debut on the Acoustic Stage at Glastonbury Festival 2016 and were met with open arms by the fans.    

Their 40th anniversary tour hits the road this year and is set to be a celebration of all things Nine Bleow Zero from the adrenaline rush of 'Doghouse' through to the soulful stomp of 'Don't Play That Song' and new live favourites like 'Ter Wit Ter Woo'.......audiences can expect a fearsome, supercharged set from start to finish!  

Have a walk down memory lane and have a listen to “Riding the L&N” (Homage to The Old Grey Whistle Test)... 

Blues, Rhythm & Rock Festival Line Up

Nine Below Zero – what else is there to say!

Zal Cleminson’s sin’dogs – Zal is widely respected for his work with The Sensational Alex Harvey Band and has gone on record to say that he is only now playing the best music he's ever written and performed!

Stevie Nimmo Trio – as one half of Scotland’s highly respected ‘Nimmo Brothers’, Stevie Nimmo has been a well known and respected figure throughout the blues and roots world for over 2 decades!

Connor Selby Band – inspired by music in the 60’s citing Eric Clapton as his first and current major influence, putting particular emphasis on his output with John Mayall and The Bluesbreakers and Cream!

Mojo Preachers – are a five-piece, female fronted, boundary-pushing outfit, delivering hard-hitting original tunes; conjuring up a melodiously intricate, authentic yet unconventional sound!

Lee Ainley’s Blues Storm – the unique vocal pairing of mother and daughter Lee and Tori Ainley, a band dedicated to entertaining audiences with a stunning selection of Blues infused grooves!

Southbound – bringing an exclusive take on British Blues, audiences are enthralled by the unique sounds and grooves that the band create on stage which has helped to propel their career forward! 

No need to worry about searching for food and drinks on the day either, there will be a range of alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverages, real ales available and a varied menu that should meet everyone's taste!


The festival takes place at The Apex, 1 Charter Square, Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 3FD  

Early Bird tickets are only £24.00 and can be purchased online at http://www.solidentertainments...

Face Value Ticket (no booking fee) Tel: 01472 349 222 - Mon to Fri 9.00am to 5.00pm

To find out more about line up and the festival in general, please visit http://www.solidentertainments...

Don’t be late, doors open at 1.30pm and the music starts at 2.00pm and ends at 10.00pm

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