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Welcome to the Dereham Blues festival

The heart of the blues in the heart of Norfolk

What a start to the Festival!

Festival launched by Kyla Brox

Festival headliners: When Rivers Meet

Tickets now on sale - book here!

Kyla Brox (left) and When Rivers Meet (right)

The Dereham Blues Festival committee are stoked to be able to announce that this years festival will feature two of the best British Blues artists around!

When Rivers Meet and Kyla Brox, both playing with their backing bands, are real rising stars at the top of their game on the UK blues scene with many recent awards under their belts.

Get your tickets early to avoid disappointment - it is set to be another sell-out show.

A warm welcome for regular fans and newcomers alike, to the Dereham Blues festival Website, showcasing the annual celebration of great blues music held in the historical town of Dereham in mid-Norfolk during July each year. We are immensely proud to have become established as a 'must do' festival on the national blues circuit.

The Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 & 21 forced the first cancellations in the festival's history, but we are busy making plans to bring the festival back better than ever in 2022!

Put the dates 6th to the 10th of July 2022 in your diary straight away! We are so looking forward to getting back on the blues festival machine again.

Each year we select around 50 acts out of up to 150 applications from all over the country (always with a strong contingent of acts from Norfolk) to perform at free gigs at venues throughout the town. The acts have been chosen for their quality, and to showcase a broad range of blues styles, from laid back and mellow, through sassy swing, Chicago and Texas rock to all-out high octane driving rhythm with edgy riffs, all 100% live, 100% free* and 100% enjoyment.

*Except for the Wednesday night headline opener

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Dereham Day - come and meet us

We have a stall at the Dereham Memorial Hall for Dereham Day on Saturday 14th May - we'd love you to pop in and see us and pick up a free festival program. We'll be outside at the back with our festival gazebo, so stop by and say hello, why don't you?

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