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Blues at Bridgetown 2013

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For lovers of blues music, the Blues at Bridgetown Festival 2013 is a not to be missed event. This fantastic three day event will run from Friday 8th November, 2013 till Sunday 10th November, 2013 and this year will mark the 21st Anniversary of the popular blues festival.

This year the line-up of artists for the Blues at Bridgetown Festival will include Russell Morris, Ash Grunwald, Kelly Joe Phelps, Chain, Matt Taylor, Phil Manning, Hussy Hicks, Charlie Parr, Blue Shady, Zydecats, Dream Boogie, Marshall O'Kell, 19 Twenty, Minnie Marks, Shaun Kirk, Pugsley Buzzard, Blue Eyes Cry, Daniel Champagne, Rick Steele, The Flamin Crows, Minnie Marks, Empire Blues, and many, many more. Visit the website for a full list of artists appearing at the festival this year.

As part of the Blues at Bridgetown Festival, the whole town of Bridgetown turns on a fantastic Street-Party. There are market-style stalls, buskers and entertainment for people of all ages. Plenty of merchandise for sale, plus food and drink stalls line the streets, offering lots of different tastes and styles of cooking. Children can have fun too with plenty of activities, face painting, the Blues Fairies and much more.

Tickets for Blues at Bridgetown Festival are usually available for purchase on the day of the festival but it is advisable to book in advance. Tickets can be purchased for one day of the festival (either Friday, Saturday or Sunday) or for the whole weekend which allows entry into all ticketed venues. Ticket prices range from $55.00 to $189.00. There are also Family Weekend Packages available which start at $425.00 (2 adults and 1 youth). For full ticketing details and prices visit the website.

Bookings are essential and Tickets are available on-line from Ticketmaster,Trybooking, or by phoning (08) 9761 2921.

Accommodation during the Blues at Bridgetown Festival is pretty scarce, so it is a good idea to book well in advance. Bridgetown and the surrounding areas have various motels, chalets and bed and breakfasts or there is a camping alternative. While the festival is on, there are a couple of Tent City camping options available offering two or three man tent accommodation for the weekend. If you have your own camping equipment, space is available at St Brigid's Camping or the Show Grounds in Bridgetown. Bookings for Tent City and other camping venues is essential so visit the website now, or phone (08) 9761 2921, and book early.

The Blues at Bridgetown Festival is a very popular event with visitors and locals alike, all out to have a good time. The whole place takes on a carnival atmosphere, alive and buzzing, with loads of things to do and see, plenty happening and fun to be had. For Blues fan, this is a not to be missed event.

For further information about this event, including a list of performers, visit the Blues at Bridgetown 2013 website.
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Why? For a weekend of Cool Blues
When: Friday 8th November, 2013 - Sunday 10th November, 2013
Phone: (08) 9761 2921
Where: Bridgetown
Cost: Ticket Prices Vary
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