Geno Washington joins an already impressive lineup to headline this year’s Durham Blues Festival.

The annual event is celebrating its fifth anniversary and will be held at the impressive Gala Theater in picturesque County Durham on Saturday 20th June. Joining the legendary Geno Washington on the bill will be British Blues sensation Aynsley Lister, guitar virtuoso Larry Miller, British rock band The Brew, Finnish slide guitar goddess Erja Lyytinen and Red Butler.

The festival will also be hosting an acoustic “Blues Cafe” stage, which will feature the likes of Gary Grainger, Starvin’ Sid, and Alex McKown to name but a few of the artists playing.

National Blues Review will be in attendance to bring you all of the action from the festival as it happens.


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Adam Kennedy is an experienced music photographer based in northeast England. He has been shooting concerts for several years, predominantly with the band Vintage Trouble. In 2013, he was one of their tour photographers, covering the UK and Ireland tour including the headline shows and as opening act for The Who. As an accomplished concert photographer, Adam's work has been featured in print such as, Classic Rock Blues Magazine, Guitarist Magazine, Blues in Britain magazine, broadcast on the MDA Telethon on ABC Television in the US, used in billboard advertising for Renaissance Hotels in the US, and featured online via music blogs such as Uber Rock and Guitar Planet. He is also the official photographer at Newcastle Rock and Blues Club.