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Carlisle Blues & Rock Festival 2013 Review

The 7th Carlisle Blues Rock Festival; Swallow Hilltop Hotel. 8-10 November 2013



Take Me to the River

IAN SIEGAL featured in major new film documentary - "Take Me To The River".

"Take Me To The River" is a feature documentary celebrating the intergeneration and inter-racial musical influence of Memphis in the face of pervasive discrimination and segregation. The film brings multiple generations of award-winning Memphis and Mississippi Delta musicians together, following them through the creative process of recording a historic new album, to re-imagine the utopia of racial, gender and generational collaboration of Memphis in its hayday.

Featuring Terrence Howard, William Bell, Snoop Dog, Mavis Staples, Otis Clay, Lil P-Nut, Charlie, Musselwhite, Bobby "Blue" Bland, Yo Gotti, Bobby Rush, Frayser Boy, The North Mississippi All-Stars and many more.

Ian plays the festival with Jimbo Mathus on Sunday 9th November

The Latest News

Hilltop Hotel Closes

From Adversity Comes Opportunity


Brand New Venue for 2014.

Carlisle Blues/Rock Festival will be held at The Venue, English Gate Plaza - In the heart of the city

Latest Band News

Gary Moore's rhythm section confirmed for the Boom Band.

Darrin Mooney and Jon Noyce will joing Matt Taylor, Jon Amor, Marcus Bonfanti, Paddy Milner and Mark Butcher in THE BOOM BAND.

The Boom Band play at 3PM on Sunday the 9th Nov.

Artist Submissions

'Artist Submissions’ all slots for this years event have now been filled. Submissions are no longer being taken

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