Time: March 15, 2018 at 6pm to March 18, 2018 at 7pm
Location: Hell - Norway
City/Town: Hell Norway
Website or Map: http://bluesinhell.no
Event Type: live, challege, bazzar
Organized By: European Blues Union / Blues in Hell
Latest Activity: Jan 11
*** 8th European Blues Challenge, Hell Norway ***
Blues in Hell welcomes you to the 8th European Blues Challenge 15th to 18th March 2018 at Scandic Hell in Stjørdal.
European Blues Challenge is hosted by The European Blues Union, and is a music contest where the best blues bands from 21 countries battle it out in a bid to be voted the best blues band in Europe. This is the Eurovision Song Contest of blues! The competing blues bands have been selected nationally in each of the participating countries.
In cooperation with The European Blues Union the festival will also host The International Blues Market. The event is expected to gather around 1500 people from the industry in Europe.
The European Blues Challenge is open to national and international audiences.
The 21 participating countries are: The Netherlands, Poland, Luxembourg, Spain, Romania, France, Finland, Estonia, Italy, Belgium, Sweden, Hungary, The United Kingdom, Germany, Norway, Austria, Portugal, Slovakia, Switzerland, Denmark, Czech Republic.
The event will take place at Scandic Hell, which is situated next to Trondheim Airport at Hell in Stjørdal.
The main stage is in the hotel’s Hell Amfi, where 11 bands from different countries will be live on stage Friday 16th March, and 10 bands will perfom Saturday 17th March.
As in previous years, there will be a “magic market” in the hotel lobby, where you can get high-quality food and drink while you enjoy live music.
Thursday 15th March there will be a WELCOME SHOW at Scandic Hell. Artists to perform here will be announced later.
Scandic Hell offers various packages for the festival.
Three nights, 15th-18th March:
Stay in a single or double room with breakfast included, as well as tickets for WELCOME SHOW Thursday 15th March and the concerts on Friday and Saturday 17th March in Hell Amfi.
Two nights, 16th-18th March: Stay in a single or double room with breakfast included, as well as ticket for the concerts on Friday and Saturday 17th March in Hell Amfi.
Supported by Outlaw Blues Society (Greece)