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The Rauma Blues music festival starts August 10

Rauma Blues, the number one festival on the international blues scene, is arranged again on the second weekend of August, from Thursday to Saturday, August 10–12. On Thursday and Friday the blues clubs serve blues all over the city in restaurants and cafes. The event culminates in the main concert on Saturday.

There will be two club gigs on Thursday August 8. The Ismo Haavisto One Man Band will perform at Kaffebar in Old Rauma, and the Hamid Moeini Band will perform at Rantatalo in Poroholma.

Friday August 11 there are three club gigs. Micke & Lefty will perform in Café Sali, Doktu Rhute Muuzic & Highway in Buena Vista and Lazymen Blues Band and Unna & Helge Tallqvist Band in Kulttuurikuppila Brummi.

The main concert of the festival will be heard on Saturday, August 12 starting from 4 pm. Finnish blues stars Erja Lyytinen and AT’s Roots & Ramblin’, Robert Finley and Nora Lee Wallace from the United States, and the Dutch band Harlem Lake will take to the stage of the city center’s tent arena.

More information and a more detailed program of the festival can be found on Rauma Blues’ website and Facebook.