This years R & B Festival looks to be one to keep on your radar folks, with the confirmed line-up now revealed.

For those who don't know, the Great British Rhythm and Blues (R&B) Festival is a yearly celebration of R&B music, bring together some of the most renowned R&B artists to date.

Held in Colne, Lancaster, the line-up for this years summer fest includes Grammy-nominated singer Janiva Magnes, rising home-grown stars Joanne Shaw Taylor and Aynsley Lister, as well as the Texas-based Lucky Peterson and more.

The festival also houses the "Jessica Foxley Unsigned (formerly The Jessica Foxley Stage),"  set up in 2010 in Jessica's memory, to provide high profile performance opportunities for young musicians. Now in its 8th year, the project forms part of the Great British Rhythm & Blues Festival held over the August Bank Holiday every year in Colne. It has gone from strength to strength and now attracts young musicians of a very high standard from across the UK.

This year, eight superb but as yet unsigned, acts are confirmed to play sets on the two main stages, The Hippodrome and the Muni on Saturday and Sunday.

The Festival lasts for 3 days from Friday 25th August - Sunday 27th August, with both individual day and full weekend tickets available.

Be sure not to miss out on this summer fun!!!

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