Livin' Blues festival

THE 11th Livin' Blues festival of blues and rhythm & blues music will take place in Bratislava on Saturday, March 15. Most of the artists will be Slovak, but there will also be Americans and Czechs rocking the two stages at the Lúky House of Culture in Bratislava-Petržalka.

The Veľká sála (Big Hall) will host American Rene Trossman when he plays with Slovak harmonica player Boboš Procházka's Frozen Dozen band, as well as the American-Czech David Murphy Band, the Slovak Zuzana Suchánková Band, and the René Lacko Band. The Malá sála (Small Hall) will feature five Slovak bands, opening with the Žalman Brothers playing covers of blues classics as well as original numbers.

The event starts at 16:30 at Dom kultúry Lúky (Lúky House of Culture) on Vígľašská 1 in Petržalka. Tickets cost Sk190 in advance, Sk230 at the door. To get there take bus #59, 90, 92, 93, 95, 97, 198. For more information visit www.slovakblues.host.sk or call 02/6382-3930.

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