Thursday, March 15, 2018

SARAMA BLUES FESTIVAL - Yurts in Cyprus, Simou - 15 & 16 June



SARAMA BLUES FESTIVAL
Silesia Blues Group – PL, Black Anis – CY, Pokoj Numer 3 – PL,
The Great Flood – CY Ravens Reign – CY,
Friday 15 & Saturday 16 June 7pm
Yurts in Cyprus Simou Polis

Tickets for each day - €12 adult, €7 12-18, under 12 - free
On the door: €15 and €10 respectively.
Box Office: www.yurtsincyprus.ticket.com.cy
Information: Pawel Tel: 97629148, Email: info@yurtsincyprus.com 

This two-day blues festival will be happening for the first time and will feature five bands. The venue is a part of Yurts in Cyprus, an alternative eco-friendly B & B, set in the picturesque Sarama Valley. Yurts in Cyprus hosted many concerts before where the festival atmosphere, rural location and stunning views created an amazing experience for both the audience and musicians. Limited camping facilities (only for two-day tickets holders) for about 20 tents will be available - please contact the organiser to book the space (Pawel 97629148, info@yurtsincyprus.com). 

WE RECOMMEND ADVANCE TICKETS. You can save money, places are limited and you can avoid the queue. Drinks and street food will be available for purchase - please do not bring your own. This is an open-air event; bring warm clothing for the evening as the temperature can drop significantly after sunset.

NO HIGH HEELS!!! 



Programme
Friday 15 June: door opens at 6pm, music starts at 7pm.
Slaska Grupa Bluesowa (Silesia Blues Group) – Poland
Pokoj Numer 3 – Poland
Black Anis – CY
Tickets - €12 adult, €7 12-18, under 12 - free
On the door: €15 and €10 respectively.

Saturday 16 June: door opens at 6pm, music starts at 7pm.
Ravens Reign - CY
Pokoj Numer 3 - Poland
The Great Flood - CY
Slaska Grupa Bluesowa (Silesia Blues Group) - Poland
Tickets - €15 adult, €8 12-18, under 12 - free
On the door: €17 and €10 respectively

Art Director -  Michal Kielak
Sound Engineering by Maciej Kielak at The Sunset Sound
Media sponsor: Rock FM Radio,
Supported by: BlueNet – wireless internetPolish Shop - Keramor Ltd, Security Absolute Services, NB Music Listing 

About the artists
Slaska Grupa Bluesowa (Silesia Blues Group) is a Polish super group. 2 of its members, Winder and Giercuszkiewicz, been playing since 1972.Some of the best Polish blues and rock musicians have performed with this band, which was founded in 2003 by Skrzek, Giercuszkiewicz, Winder and Rzepa. Cyprus concerts will feature: Leszek Winder – guitar, Michal Giercuszkiewicz – drums, Miroslaw Rzepa – bass, Agnieszka Lapka – vocals, Michal Kielak - blues harp.

Black Anis [/ˈblæk ˈɑːnɪs/] is a five-piece band formed in Cyprus, in January 2016. Their music is a blend of blues-rock, drawing influences from southern rock and incorporating elements from 90s trip-hop. The evident use of high-powered effects on stage produces a diverse atmosphere contrary to the popular sounding. Their playlist includes original compositions as well as covered songs adjusted to their style. The band features Orestis Savva and Kyriakos Xristodoulides on electric guitars, Xanthos Pattichis on bass guitar, Frixos Protopapas on drums, and Adriana Di Antonio on vocals. 

Pokoj Numer 3 was founded in 2015 in Bydgoszcz, Poland. The band comprises of young musicians fascinated by blues and rock, which dominates their creation, but you will also find influences from the South and country in their music.
The band released a studio album in  2017 and it’s in the process of recording next.
The lead singer, Kuba Andrzejewski, is a talented young guitarist, composer and writer of all the the songs performed by Pokoju Numer 3. Kuba is a winner of many awards as an instrumentalist and often is invited to perform with leading blues bands. In 2016 the band was joined by Michał Kielak, top Polish harmonica player, who’s experience supports the development of the band. Together they create a great mixture of solid rock complimented by a blues harmonica. Kuba Andrzejewski – vocal, guitar, Michał Kielak – harmonica, Krzysiek Ratke – bass guitar, Bartek Andrzejewski – drums. www.pokoj-numer3.pl/. www.facebook.com/pokojnr3

The Great Flood was founded in Nicosia in 2012 and last year released their album called "So Far So Good".Their style is blues and rock'n'roll and they will perform their original songs and covers. Kaan Batural: guitar, lead vocals Altan Batural: bass guitar, vocals, Ulaş Ögüc: drums. www.facebook.com/thegreatfloodband 

Ravens Reign, based in Nicosia is a blues and rock band, a labour of love: love for music, love for brotherhood, love for the blues and rock. Each one of the four band members brings along personal experience of blues, jazz, rock and funk.  In other words: an explosive tour de force and a fine whirlwind of blues and rock Band Members: Pavlos Gregoras-Vocals, Stephanos Demetriades- Bass, Danny Iacovou-Electric Guitar, Nickolas Filippou-Drums.