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Falkirk Folk & Blues Fest with Gerry Jablonski & the Electric Band, Mike Whellans, Blue Dubh (Duo)

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Falkirk Folk & Blues Fest with Gerry Jablonski & the Electric Band, Mike Whellans, Blue Dubh (Duo)

Come join us for a fabulous one day festival of folk and blues music

12 hours of great music co-hosted by Falkirk Folk and Falkirk Blues Clubs

Baristas offers the perfect venue to compliment a feast of performances throughout the day rounding off with a feature concert at night with some of the best from Scotland’s folk & blues scene

Mike Whellans, descibed by Mike Harding as ” one of Scotland’s heroes” is a  phenomenal talent and legendary figure on the folk circuit

If you’re already familiar with Whellans,you’ll know to expect a fired up and ready one man blues band explosion, but if this is your introduction, prepare to hear a talent who’s not only his own man as a singer, guitarist and ace blues harpist, he’s also his own rythmn section too!

Gerry Jablonski has been a stalwart of the Scottish music scene for 30 or more years and is well respected as a guitar playing phenomenon. In his latest incarnation he has teamed up with Polish blues harp sensation Pete Narojczyk to take the show to a new level mixing blues sensitivities with gutsy rock n roll attitude.

In the five years they have been together Gerry Jablonski & The Electric Band have released 3 albums, included in Classic Rockblues magazine top albums of the year and have enjoyed airplay onBBC Radio 2 Paul Jones Blues Show. With a work ethic second to none the band have clocked up 4 extensive and successfulPolish tours, tours in Holland, Germany and Norway and played all the major UK blues festivals.

Also joining the set will be singer Sandy Black and bassist Charlie Tibbles from the excellent Blue Dubh

Some of Falkirk’s finest folk, blues and traditional musicians will perform from 11am. Pop in and enjoy coffee, refreshments or choose from the great foods on offer at Baristas while enjoying the music