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The Underground Blues Festival, ready to fill Tarragona with music and art

The Underground Blues Festival, ready to fill Tarragona with music and art

Tarragona. Costa Dorada. The Underground Blues Festival was presented, giving the starting signal at a workshop organized by initiative in 2003, Association of Artists of the Upper Part, which will be held from 3 to 6 June. The director of the Festival, the American artist and musician Richard White, has highlighted the "multidisciplinary initiative as varied artistic performances include music, poetry, photography, performance and visual spectacles." All the proposals included in the festival program of events also will be free, to facilitate the presence of a public cultural event whose epicenter "blues, because it is possibly one of the best forms of art to reflect our feelings about the current economic situation we find ourselves, "said Richard White. In this sense, the American artist and musician said "Underground Blues Festival is also a way to demonstrate the creative forces and that Tarragona has to be considered as a vital part of our community." Therefore, the organizers of the festival have prepared a roster that includes renowned national and international artists within the universe of the blues as Rik Warren, Xulián Freire, The FEOS, Empty Pocket Blues Band, Brendan McCann, John Fairhurst, Pig Fat, and The Rocket in My Pocket Blueseria, among others. Along with them, some of the actions are accompanied by poetry readings by PaulGavaldà Driveway and Francesc Valls, Jaime Domingo Monlleó or Palau.   Furthermore, the Underground Blues Festival performances are supplemented by Pedro Alba, the visual work of photographic exposure Ciurana Rosa Escoda Pep. They displayed their art for public spaces and various pubs in Tarragona, mainly the upper part, such as the Fountain Square, the Square or Square Lattices Freak (Old Slaughterhouse) and the Groove Bar, The dairy, Museum Café or the House of vermouth. First, though, this weekend Festival will experience a foretaste of the Naughty Torredembarra butterfingers on The Deans and Edu will be responsible for opening the Underground Blues Festival, as the director explained, "would not have been possible without the collaboration we have provided the organizations, and local companies involved in this project ". In this sense, Richard White highlighted the contribution of such organizations as the Council of Tarragona, Tarragona City Council on Comprehensive Plan or the Upper Part of the Culture Department of the Generalitat of Catalonia. Precisely, the Director of Regional Services Department for Culture Media and Government, Adam Manye, stressed "the importance of this festival, which is an act because it includes many cross artistic disciplines." In addition, he said, "This initiative is supported by many support it has received and continues to receive, which demonstrates the quality of the project and the people who participate." Finally, another major contributors, the Comprehensive Plan of the Upper Part (PIPA) is expressed by Slipstream Piñol that "one of the objectives of promoting economic and cultural PIPA is the top, and we believe this festival is excellent opportunity to promote culture in Tarragona and more specifically the top, so we offer our collaboration from the beginning. " So everything is ready to initiate the proceedings of this Underground Blues Festival, music and art that fill the upper part of Tarragona on 3, 4, 5 and 6 June. In this sense, the opening ceremony will take place next Thursday, June 3, the arcades Street haberdasher. At 7:30 pm, a snack offered by the Restaurant Association Upper Part give way, an hour later, the first live performance of blues, by Blueseria.

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