What is being described as “the UK’s Biggest Celebration Of Blues, Roots, Soul and R&B” takes place at London’s O2 between November 6th – 8th.

The Prudential BluesFest 2015 is set to present some big, big names at the key ticketed concerts while fringe events will feature over 30 free shows.

Amongst the major artists listed for the festival are Grammy-winning blues-rock group Tedeschi Trucks Band, Van Morrison, Tom Jones, the Dave Matthews Band, Georgie Fame, Bernie Marsden, Chris Farlowe and Dr Feelgood.

Also just announced is “The ABC Of Blues & Soul”, a celebration of legendary female blues and soul vocalists, which will open the festival at indigO2 on the evening of Friday November 6th. This is a ticketed show and will feature Mica Paris, Lisa Stansfield, and Imelda May backed by a full orchestra and performing classic hits from the likes of Dusty Springfield, Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald and many more.

The festival is celebrating its fifth anniversary in 2015 having gone from strength to strength since launching in 2011 with concerts at a range of small London venues including the 100 Club, Union Chapel and The Jazz Cafe.

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