Mahindra Blues Festival, Asia's largest and finest Blues phenomenon is all set to return this February! Some of the best Blues musicians from across the globe will be seen in guitar-rippin', soul-trippin' action for two days, 11th and 12th Feb at Mumbai's iconic Mehboob studio. For all the blues music fans, this is the ultimate destination. It is due to this Festival, that Blues music has emerged as one of the top interests of music lovers throughout the country since few years now. Since its inception in 2011, MBF has become a great platform for Indian blues bands to showcase their talent to the masses. Every year, the festival brings down some of the biggest names in Blues to the subcontinent.
This year, the festival will be returning to the sub-continent for the seventh year. And as expected, the line-up of artists is better and grander than the previous season. So, all the Blues music fans out there, hold your breath, because we are going tell you who all are the artists that you can look forward to in this year's festival. So here you go; Supersonic Blues Machine featuring Billy F Gibbons & Eric Gales, Quinn Sullivan, Janiva Magness, Shemekia Copeland and Grainne Duffy Band, Blackstratblues along with home-grown talent like Blackstratblues and the winners of The Mahindra Blues Band Hunt 2017. For the lovers of Blues, this finest music concert event featuring so many big names is exactly what they have been looking for!
Mahindra Blues has always been in the top music festivals of the country. It is one of the few Blues music festivals of India. Over the years, the festival celebrates the culture and tradition of the Blues which was originated in the Mississippi Delta. It has given the Mahindra brand a unique connect with music lovers. So popular this Blues phenomenon has become in India that, this Festival was also nominated in 2014 for the 'Keeping the Blues Alive' award presented by The Blues Foundation of America.
Now coming to the schedule of MBF this year; the first day, 11th Feb will see local talent, Blackstratblues, Blues Band Winner of 2016, American blues, soul and Americana soul singer and songwriter, Janiva Magness and American singer and musician, Quinn Sullivan performing and rocking the stage. On the second day, Grainne Duffy Band, Shemekia Copeland and Super Supersonic Blues Machine featuring Billy F Gibbons & Eric Gale will perform.
Festival tickets are already out for sale. Grab yours at BookMyShow!
Written By: Mansi Gupta