August Blues Festival

August Blues Festival (Estonian: Augustibluus) is a blues music festival held in Haapsalu, Estonia since 1994.[1][2]

August Blues Festival
Location(s)Haapsalu, Estonia
Years active1993-present

The festival takes place mainly inside the walls of Haapsalu Castle.[3] It is the biggest blues festival in the Baltic states.[4]

Besides Estonian blues musicians, there have been guests from United States and elsewhere.[1] Andy Fairweather Low, Nik West, Candye Kane, Earl Thomas, Omar Kent Dykes, Gene Taylor, Lucky Peterson, Lance Lopez, Coco Montoya, Kirk Fletcher, Jimmy Zavala, Eric Gales, Artur Menezes,[5] and Duke Robillard have all performed at the festival.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ a b Soopan, Ivar (2013-08-02). "Augustibluusil esinevad žanri suurimad tähed". Eesti Rahvusringhääling. Retrieved 18 October 2013.
  2. ^ "Augustibluusi 20. festival tuleb tavalisest võimsam". Lääne Elu. 2013-03-29. Retrieved 18 October 2013.
  3. ^ "Täna algab festival Augustibluus!". Delfi. 2013-08-02. Retrieved 18 October 2013.
  4. ^ Hiiemäe, Mari (2012-08-17). "Augustibluus õitseb täies ilus". Äripäev. Archived from the original on 24 October 2013. Retrieved 18 October 2013.
  5. ^ Michael Limnios. "Q&A with Brazilian rising star of the blues Artur Menezes - winner of the "Albert King Award" at the IBC 2018". Retrieved November 17, 2022.

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