Blues Week Update: Monday 11th July

To everyone that’s booked to attend Blues Week, ‘Arrival’ details were posted on Friday. You should receive it either today or tomorrow. For Europeans, it will take a week. If you live in the UK and have not received it by Wednesday or Friday if you live in Europe, please do get in touch.

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Blues Week 2022 Update:

I was informed today that the Graze Restaurant on the Hartpury College campus will be closed for renovation during Blues Week and we will now be eating in the Equine. This is a change from the ‘Arrival’ details I prepared to send out to everyone. That said, there will be a delay in mailing the…

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Martin Grosswendt to replace Kenny Sultan

For personal reasons, Kenny Sultan will not be teaching at Blues Week this year. We are pleased to announce that Martin Grosswendt will be his replacement. Martin taught at Blues Week for 3 years (2015/2016/2017) and some of you will be familiar with Martin’s amazing knowledge of southern traditional American music. For Blues Week 2022,…

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John Miller Blues Week Change of Class Description

John Miller announces a new class description called ‘Expanding Your Blues Vocabulary’ for intermediate/advanced students. The class will look at a different topic each day, working to build skills and knowledge. Topics will include freeing up the picking thumb, how to move licks into different keys, getting more accurate and better-sounding bends, chord voicing in…

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The Return of Richard Knott’s ‘Songwriters Circle’

Euroblues Promotions is pleased to announce the return of the successful ‘Songwriters Circle’ to Blues Week 2022.¬†These informal, collaborative and fun sessions have proved very popular in previous years. The Circle will take place on two evenings (Monday and¬†Tuesday) and will be led by singer/songwriter Richard Knott. Richard has been attending Blues Week since 2006…

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Blues Week 2022 Leaflet

Here is a copy of our leaflet for this year. The main photo features Mark Wenner and Muddy Waters from the 1970s. We are pleased to announce that Mark will be teaching harmonica at Blues Week. This is a major coup for us because there are not that many people alive today who could say…

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The Bear Hotel is fully booked for the Acoustic Blues Weekend

The Bear Hotel is fully booked for the Acoustic Blues Weekend.¬†Now, I am directing people to the Premier Inn (Oxford South Didcot).¬†The rooms are only ¬£45 per night (Standard Rate) and they have free parking.¬†According to the AA Route Planner, it’s 6.7 miles away and it’s a 16 minutes drive. Here is a link: https://www.premierinn.com/gb/en/hotels/england/oxfordshire/oxford/oxford-south-didcot.html?ARRdd=04&ARRmm=03&ARRyyyy=2022&NIGHTS=2&ROOMS=1&ADULT1=1&CHILD1=0&COT1=0&INTTYP1=DB&BRAND=PI

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