Friday, July 5, BANDS - FREE

  • 20:00 - Joan Pau Cumellas & Joan Escudero

    Barcelona harmonica player Joan Pau Cumellas is accompanied by the young guitarist and singer from Gironella, Joan Escudero. Two musicians who thoroughly master their instruments and demonstrate magnificent harmony. Joan Pau, with a long international career, finds here a musical partner who has already won contests like Vic Sona and has performed in numerous blues and rock festivals. Harmony and guitar fed by classics like B.B. King or Muddy Waters, but also incorporating elements of soul and jazz into their repertoire. A pleasant and generous repertoire ready to thrill the audience of this festival.
  • 21:45 - Harmonica Showdown with Marta Suñé, Steve Weston and Knock-Out Greg

    Sweet Marta Suñé (ES), Steve "West" Weston (UK), and Greger "Knock-Out Greg" Andersson (SE) form the trio in Harmonica Showdown whose unique styles will definitely make you feel the rhythm. The trio is accompanied by Johnny BigStone on guitar, Little Jordi on bass, Homero Tolosa on drums, and Cristian Poyo on piano. Top-level harmonica artists with extensive professional careers in the European and Swedish blues scenes. Sweet Marta from Barcelona with her powerful harmonica sound that drives the audience crazy, Steve "West" Weston, one of London's finest harmonica players, and Greger "Knock-Out Greg" Andersson, one of Sweden's best harmonica players and singers in his genre.
  • 23:30 - Billy Branch & The Blues Sons

    Billy Branch (October 3, 1951, Great Lakes), born William Earl Branch, is an American harmonica player and singer of Chicago blues. Branch has been nominated three times for Grammy Awards and won an Emmy Award, as well as the Addy Award. He is currently the president of the Grammy Blues Committee. The current lineup of The Sons of Blues includes Branch (harmonica and vocals), Andrew "Blaze" Thomas (drums and backing vocals), Sumito Ariyoshi (keyboards and backing vocals), Marvin Little (bass and backing vocals), and Giles Corey (guitar and backing vocals). Their 2019 album, Roots and Branches: The Songs of Little Walter, was chosen as 'Favorite Blues Album' by AllMusic.