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Aperitiv Blues Alive

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The finalists Blues Aperitiv

The finalists of the jubilee 20th annual Blues Aperitiv are already known. Congratulations!
The final evening will take place on Saturday, March 9 at 7 pm at the House of Culture Sumperk.

Caramel Black (PL)
Petr "Djedro" Ritzka (CZ)
Beans & Bullets (EN)
Blackberry Brothers (PL)
Tony Bigmouth Pearson (SK)
Juraj Schweigert & The Groove Time (SK)
Giedi Prime (CZ / USA)

The Peanuts (CZ)
Backsight (CZ)


Do you want to play at Blues Alive XXIV.?

Enter for a Blues Aperitiv contest festival!

Blues Aperitiv is an integral part of Blues Alive, which is trying to scout for new talents in blues music from among Czech, Slovak, UK or Polish bands.

We guarantee playing at the renowned festival Blues Alive for two bands, which traditionally welcome the visitors with their concert in the foyer of Culture House. The chance for visiting Blues Alive is also for the band, which will have the most votes from the visitors of Blues Aperitiv. This band will start one of jam sessions, that are in pubs and clubs in Šumperk during Blues Alive.

Previous experience from past years gives a chance to more than three bands. The other bands, that will capture the jury´s or the audience´s attention, may get an invitation to play at side stages of Blues Alive, another Czech festivals or in Poland.

The final concert of Blues Aperitiv contest will be held on Saturday, March 9 at Culture House in Šumperk from 7.00 p.m.

Conditions which will give you a chance to be chosen for Blues Aperitiv:

Closing date: 11.1.2019!!!

If you want to take part in the festival, send the application form to horakova@dksumperk.cz. It must include the name of your band, names and instruments, a band bio, a technical rider, a web address, a current photo in press quality and two reliable phone and email contacts. It is necessary to send a demo CD to the address of Culture House with title „Blues Aperitiv“, three songs as mp3 or web link by mail.
From all entry bands 9 will be selected (7x qualifiers, 2x stand-in), seven will perform in front of an international jury and spectators.

Important information for Bands:
Sound technique, Bass Amp, Basic Drum set will be prepared. Bands will use their own instrumental equipments. Every band has for their gig 30 minutes incl. a sound check. Order will by decided by lots. We will give you a contribution for petrol and also reserve accommodation for you. If you want, we may reserve the accommodation for your friends too (they will pay it individually).



Blues Alive Ticktes

Ticket sales will start on June 17 at 2:00 p.m. with the GoOut sales network and at the Hous of Culture Šumperk.