*** 2017 Dates Still to be Announced ***
4 Days | 40 Shows | 20 Clubs | Opening Show: Buddy Guy
Sharon Lewis | Uzi Ramirez with Maya Dunietz and Ruth Dolores Weiss | Tamar Eisenman with Eric Berman |Ronnie Peterson, Maor Cohen, Peter Roth, Guy Mazig and Erez Netz | Avner Strauss with Eli Magen and the Big Band | Ragtime Vampires with Dida Peled | Shlomo Mizrachi and The Roots with Eran Tzur | Itay Pearl | Dani Dorchin and The Ramirez Brothers | David Peretz and The Band | Yossi Fine and Ben Aylon | The Betty Bears with Ella Daniel | Eli and The Chocolate Factory | Full Trunk | and more…
Tel-Aviv Blues Festival #3 will take place in July 2016, at 20 venues all over the city. 6,000 people attended the first TLV Bluesfest, in July 2015. Buddy Guy’s show in the Caesarea Amphitheatre will open the Festival.
Tel-Aviv Blues Festival is a dynamic urban festival, in which 20 clubs become an exciting scene for new sounds and flavors. Thousands of people and dozens of musicians leave their everyday lives, and for 4 days celebrate the local blues community.
The festival was founded and produced by “‘Highway 61’ – the Association for Promoting Blues in Israel” and “Nobody’s Fault Productions” which brings international blues shows to Israel.
Wednesday 13.7 8pm| Caesarea Amphitheatre | The Chicago blues legend, one show in Israel. SOLD OUT.
13.7 @ Mike’s Place Eilat | 14.7 @ Mike’s Place Jerusalem | 15.7 @ Mike’s Place Tel Aviv*** | 16.7 @ Mike’s Place Herzlyah | The blues singer from Chicago in her first show in Israel | FREE!
“When I get Home” | Uzi Ramirez and friends sing Elizabeth Cotten | with: Ruth Dolores Weiss, Alon Lotringer, Gilad Abro.
15.07 2pm | Ozen Bar.
New interpretations of Cotten’s songs, for the very first time in Israel.
Dani Dorchin’s second album release | with: The Ramirez Brothers, Gilad Abro.
16.7 8pm | The Zone.
14.7 10pm | Ozen Bar.
Other cool shows…
- Shlomo Mizrachi and The Roots with Eran Tzur | Special show for the TLV Bluesfest
- Avner Strauss with Eli Magen and the Big Band
- OSOG with Ronnie Peterson,a tribute to John Lee Hooker
- Praise the Electric Guitar | 5 guitarists, one stage with: Ronnie Peterson, Maor Cohen, Peter Roth, Guy Mazig and Erez Netz. At Zappa club.
- Many more!
For a really good review, check out Midnight East’s article on the festival.
If you love Blues you can’t miss it!