Blowzabella 2018

Celebrating 40 years, new album, new tune book..

Blowzabella was formed by a group of students studying musical instrument making in Whitechapel, London in 1978. 40 years later the band will be celebrating by enjoying the moment and looking to the future with an exceptional album of new material called Two Score, a new tune book More Scores and performances in the UK and the EU.  The album and book will be available direct from the band from 1 February.

Fri 23 Feb – Stamford Arts Centre. Sat 24 Feb – The Corn Hall, Diss. Sun 25 Feb – Chorlton Irish Centre, Manchester. Fri 23 Mar – The David Hall, South Petherton. Sat 24 Mar – Kennedy Hall, Cecil Sharp House, London. Album launch with special guests Zephyrus. Sun 25 Mar – The Haymarket, Basingstoke. Fri 11 to Sun 13 May – Blowzabella Festival. Halsway Manor, Somerset. Guests: Naragonia (Belgium). Wed 27 June to Sun 1 July – Gran Bal Trad, Ivrea, Italy. Fri 6 to Sun 8 July – Rudolstadt Festval, Germany. Sun 5 & Mon 6 Aug – Sidmouth Folk Festival. Sat 11 & Sun 12 Aug – Broadstairs Folk Festival. Fri 17 Aug – Fete de la Vielle, Anost, France. Sat 18 Aug – Etetrad Festival, NW Italy. Fri 24 & Sat 25 Aug – Shrewsbury Folk Festival.  Fri 21 to Sun 23 Sept – France (to be confirmed). Tue 25 Sept – St David’s Hall, Cardiff. Wed 26 Sept – Pontardawe Arts Centre. Thur 27 Sept – Liverpool Philharmonic Hall. Fri 28 Sept – Brewery Arts Centre. Kendal. Sat 29 Sept – Holmfirth Civic Hall. Sun 30 Sept – Kennington Village Hall. Oxford. Fri 5 to Sun 7 Oct – Folkiri, Le Mans,  France. Fri 12 to Sun 14 Oct – Blowzabella Workshop Festival, Hamburg, Germany.

BLOWZABELLA FESTIVAL 11-13 May 2018, Halsway Manor, Somerset. Weekend tickets are sold out but there are plenty of tickets available for the Saturday night dance – with and without overnight camping and breakfast. Special guests Naragonia.  HOW TO BOOK

ALBUM & BOOK LAUNCH gig with special guests Zephyrus at Kennedy Hall, Cecil Sharp House on Sat 24 March.  HOW TO BOOK

Blowzabella Two Score CD cover lo-res