With its beautiful lakeside setting and well-chosen programme, Bowness Bay Blues has built a reputation as one of the most enjoyable music festivals in the Northwest. There will be over 20 great acts to enjoy over this weekend, with music ranging from top-notch Acoustic Blues (from the likes of Al Hughes and Chris James) to scintillating Electric Blues-Rock from outstanding performers like Paul Rose, John Verity and Simon Honeyboy Hickling. Previous festival fans will recognise some names, such as Tommy Allen, Christian Sharpe, Dean Newton and Tin Pan Alley, as well as local favourites, the Elderly Brothers. Others will be new discoveries, including two of the most talented young British Blues bands around, Blue Horizon and the Della Grants. South Quay, featuring stunning vocalist Keri Farish, will be making their Bowness debut. Tonight's headliners, Trafficker, were the talk of last year's Upton Blues Festival. Saturday will be topped by Sean Webster and the Deadlines, who have been taking Europe by storm. And Sunday will finish with virtuoso multi-instrumentalists Wille and the Bandits, listed in Radio 1’s top ten must-see bands at Glastonbury 2014. For further info on the Festival - please go here.