Sean Taylor to headline Manchester blues show as festival gets underway
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Sean Taylor to headline Manchester blues show as festival gets underway

SEAN Taylor is to headline a special Blues gig in honour of Van Morrison, Rory Gallagher and Thin Lizzy this  Saturday night as part of the Manchester Irish Festival.

North London-based Taylor will be headlining the opening night, which forms part of his European tour promoting his new album Chase the Night.

He said: “I’m really looking forward to my visit to Levenshulme again and the M19 bar for the opening weekend of the Festival for this special Blues gig. I have always got a great reception; it’s just like playing Camden”

The night will form part of a ‘Tradfest’ in Levenshulme, where around 100 musicians, singers and dancers will stage numerous gigs and music workshops in the area until St Patrick’s Day on Monday 17 March.

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The Blues night will take place on Saturday 8 March in the first floor acoustic room of M19 Bar and Venue in Levenshulme village.

Other artists taking part in the Blues Festival are: Ged Wilson Celtic Blues trio, Hey Bulldog Blues Band, Zacc Rogers, Jo Lewis and Tracey Browne.

Doors open at 7.30pm, with the opening support act on at 7.35pm.