Blues Festival


Maryport Blues Festival



& The Trail

The Premier UK Blues Festival just got better - come and join us for a weekend of Blues, Brews, Music Workshops and a great Cumbrian seaside welcome. The weekend kicks off early evening Friday and ends late Sunday evening. A full listing of acts, events, show times and a wide range of supporting information is available here.

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Thank You – See You in 2017

A big thank you to everyone who came to the festival.

What a fantastic weekend of Blues By The Sea with a warm Cumbrian welcome!

If you didn’t make it in 2016 – or if you did and can’t wait until next year here are some images from the festival.

We look forward to welcoming you in 2017.

Latest News

Line Up Changes

The following changes to the festival line are announced [Saturday 30th July 2016 – 12 noon]

The Main Stage
We are sad to announce that David Migden and the twisted roots will not be playing this weekend due to David damaging his foot. The replacement act will be: Jon Amour and the bullfrogs 

The Trail
There have been several changes to the line up and running order on the trail – please see here for the amended list correct as of 28/7/16.  

The Outdoor Stage
5.00 Saturday now – D’bleedin blaggards

12.00pm Sunday now –  Blacktop Deluxe


Festival Programme 2016

We are delighted to announce the 2016 full line-up and programme schedule.

Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased here

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The list of acts and appearance schedule for the 2016 festival, can be downloaded here: [ddownload id=”4670″]

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Download the festival poster here: [ddownload id=”2730″ style=”button” button=”blue”]

The Trail

The Trail Line-Up

We are delighted to announce that the 2016 Trail Line-Up of acts.

Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased here

Full Trail Line Up & Profiles




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Main Stage


We are delighted to announce that the 2016 Line-Up of acts has been confirmed.

Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased here

[Updated 28/6/16]

Full Main Stage Line Up and Profiles

Main Stage Schedule and Times – Friday

Main Stage Schedule and Times – Saturday

Main Stage Schedule and Times – Sunday



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  • mainstage

    The Main Stage

    headline acts

    The Main Stage
    Featuring Headline Acts
    Through-out the festival.
  • outdoorstage

    Outdoor Blues

    bask in new flavours

    The Outdoor Stage
    something different
    something new.
  • thetrail

    Sweet Blues

    great vibe

    The Trail
    featuring great acts
    in great locations.
  • workshops


    learning and doing

    and masterclasses
    learn, play, listen.
  • blues

    Blues Music

    great entertainment

    Blues in a
    Cumbrian seaside
  • welcome

    Blues & Brews

    through the weekend

    A great weekend
    of blues and a
    warm welcome.


Written by Richard Townend and performed with the Mighty Bosscats - The Maryport Blues is the theme song for the 2016 festival. Have a listen and then download the song with our compliments.

LISTEN TO THE MARYPORT BLUES: [sc_embed_player_template1 fileurl="/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2016/02/Mighty-Bosscats-Maryport-Blues-Small.mp3"]
A MESSAGE FROM RICHARD TOWNEND: [sc_embed_player_template1 fileurl="/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2016/02/Maryport-Opening-1.mp3"]Watch the video

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Line-up for 2016 announced and Earlybird Tickets on sale now – see here for details

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Telephone.07990 662551
Location.Maryport Cumbria,
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