• BCBF 19: Mirenda Rosenberg & Her Band | The Black Box

  • Sat, 29-06-2019 at 20:30
  • Black Box
    18-22 Hill Street
    BT1 2LA Belfast
BCBF 19: Mirenda Rosenberg & Her Band | The Black Box - Black Box - Belfast

Mirenda Rosenberg & Her Band | The Black Box | With Support from The Lee Hedley Blues Band | Saturday 29th | Doors: 8:30pmIf you like your blues music, then Belfast is the place to be at the end of next month.The 11th Belfast City Blues Festival, presented by American Holidays and Brand USA, is back and is set to take place over three days in 22 venues with 45 acts and 60+ gigs.The festival, which runs from Friday June 28 to Sunday June 30, sees the return of a whole host of festival favourites as well as some new local and visiting acts to the stages.This year’s tribute to Rory Gallagher, ‘The Rory Gallagher Day’ on June 29 at the Black Box will feature The Pat McManus Band, The Willie Byrne Band and Blackwood.Maintaining the Rory Gallagher theme this year on June 28 at the Belfast Barge (docked beside the Waterfront Hall) local musicians Sam Davidson (guitar), Albert Mills (drums) and Lyn McMullan (drums) will perform their Tribute To Taste show.Visiting from London this year is the Robin Bibi Band from London, who will be performing throughout the weekend at The Hudson, The John Hewitt and The Northern Whig.Bibi is one of the UK's top blues/rock guitarists having paid his dues working with such names as Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and Ben E. King.Locally on the line-up will be acts such as Rab McCullough, Speedy Mullan, The Rev Doc and The Red Hot Roosters as well as Tony Villiers & The Villains and The Lee Hedley Band who played the festival launch at Kelly’s Cellars in Belfast City Centre.The Belfast City Blues Festival weekend is packed full of gigs as well as the now famous Blues On The Boat Music Cruises, taking place over the weekend on Belfast Lough. More than just music, there will be complimentary food and drink for all ticket holders. The cruises are set to host top performers such as Rab McCullough, the Rev Doc, the Lee Hedley Band, Tony Villiers & Doc Doherty and the Red Hot Roosters.Once again American Holidays and Brand USA are on board as headline sponsors and Festival Director Seamus O’Neill says without them the festival would not happen.Other sponsors of the festival include Sunday World, Hop House, Europa Hotel, Grand Central Hotel, Kolormaster, Bairds and Oranga.The festival is also supported by Belfast 89FM, Lagan Boat Company, Destination CQ, Linen Quarter, Nova Print, NI Hospice, FT Contractors and Excalibur Press.For more information, festival listings and tickets log onto www.belfastcityblues.com or connect with the Belfast City Blues Festival official Facebook page.