Clitheroe Blues, Rhythm & Rock Festival - Ready To Rock!

Before we know it Autumn will be upon us, and so will this festival……

Solid Entertainments is delighted to announce that Clitheroe Blues, Rhythm & Rock Festival will be taking place at The Grand in Clitheroe on Sunday 15th October 2017! 

As this is our first festival in Clitheroe, we wanted showcase the quality of live music in the UK and present a line-up that will appeal to music lovers of all ages and tastes.   We think we have achieved this and with six very different bands that include legendary names and emerging artists…………..this is sure to be a memorable musical extravaganza!

The Headline Act will be announced soon, but so far the line-up includes:

  • Bernie Marsden – original guitarist for hard rock outfit UFO, then an original member of Paice, Ashton & Lord before joining Whitesnake!
  • Dr Feelgood – formed on Canvey Island in Essex in the early 1970s, Dr Feelgood remains a highly popular and exciting live rhythm and blues act!
  • Danny Bryant – often referred to as a “National Blues Treasure”, this is a title that Danny has worked tirelessly and passionately to earn!
  • Red Butler – four young people that have amalgamated into a dynamic band and are able to generate power and sensitivity in their take on blues-rock!
  • The Rainbreakers – passionate to deliver authenticity, the band have sustained an honest and ever growing following through a relentless desire to perform!
  • The Blues Issue – a South coast 5 piece band with an explosive combination of twin guitars, hollerin’ harp and a supercharged rhythm section!

So why go to this festival……as well as a distraction from an often increasingly demanding daily life, making friends, having a great time…….if that’s not enough, it’s also proven to be good for us in other ways too!

A few examples from research on the health benefits of listening to music include; it can lower stress levels, raise states of consciousness, change and improve moods, develop the brain and is useful in meditation. I think music in itself is healing.  It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music.” ~ Billy Joel 

The fact is, there isn’t a single human culture on earth that has lived without music in its many forms; for rituals and healing ceremonies, to ease stress, soothe pain and help with sleeping patterns.  Those that have said music heals the soul, appear to be right…….so why not get in touch with your inner self and treat yourself to a day or two in Clitheroe this Autumn!

No need to worry about searching for food and drinks on the day either, there will be a range of alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverages, real ales available and a varied menu that should meet everyone’s taste!

Don’t miss out on going to Clitheroe Blues, Rhythm & Rock Festival on Sunday 15th October!

The festival will take place at The Grand, 8 York Street, Clitheroe, Lancashire BB7 2DL

Early Bird tickets are only £23.00 and can be purchased by calling 01472 349 222 or online at

To find out more about line up and the festival in general, please visit

Don’t be late, doors open at 1.30 p.m, the music starts at 2.00 p.m and ends at 10.00 p.m

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