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Fleetwood Folk & Blues Weekend - 31 August - 2 September

In 2015 Fleetwood Folk and Blues held their first event. It was an intimate event bringing quality live Folk, Blues and Acoustic Music and Dance into 4 venues across Fleetwood. By 2017, the third FaB event boasted even morevenues with the return of the Singarounds, Craft Cafe and Sessions Venue. 2018 intends to be better again, with 3 days of community based quality live music.

The passion and enthusiasm continues with the community and local businesses including pubs, tourist attractions and hotels getting involved. Fleetwood FaB has doubled in size since it's creation in 2015 and continues to go from strength to strength, boasting the best Artistes on the scene from new emerging acts to established folk familiars.

Fleetwood has always been a musical town with tales of the sea right through to still having many live bands performing regularly. For 42 years Fleetwood was the home of Fylde Folk Festival until Alan Bell retired in 2014. A wonderful and dedicated team continue the tradition with a difference, to encourage a younger audience, and nurture a cross-generational love and appreciation of all styles of Folk and Blues.

Guests this year include Bernard Wrigley, Scolds Bridle, Steve Canavan, The Mighty Doonans, Sweet Suzi Band, Henry Priestman & Les Glover, Richard Moss, Anthony John Clarke, Robb Johnson, Jon Palmer Band, Leather 'O, Karen Pfeiffer & Paul Walker, Pete Ryder, Plant & Taylor, Treebeard, Hadrian's Union, Mather Robinson Band, Phil Hare, Thistle, Amazing Dick, Geronimo's Cadillac, Gallus Crows, Bottlestore Blues Band, Chris James, Bandersnatch, Cartoon Food, Pete Buxton, John Carroll, Bo Weevil, Corrie Shelley, Martin Williams and much more.....

For more info see FAB website