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9th April 2015

Beers and Blues Festival at The Market Stores

Market Stores Reigate Blues Festival Flyer #11537

Thursday 30 April – Sunday 3 May 2015


Back by popular demand, Beers and Blues Festival at The Market Stores, Reigate returns over the Bank Holiday Weekend, presented by Gastropub Live.


Starting on Thursday 30 April and running for four days, this festival showcases the very best Blues talent with a premium selection of beer.


But this festival will be about more than just listening to fantastic live music, there will be a wide variety of international craft lagers and real ales to choose from. This year, the festival is moving up to the second floor of the pub, giving direct access to the charming hidden garden. There will also be a wide selection of mouth-watering food available including BBQ ribs and pulled pork.


Manager of The Market Stores, Richard Kavaghan, said: “The whole team at The Market Stores is really looking forward to this weekend. Whether you enjoy live music, fancy a great beer or a just fancy a great night out, there is something for everyone.”



For further information please contact the press office:

Georgina Wald                                  020 8996 2198                          

Joanne Steward                               020 8996 2135                          

Andrew Furness                               020 8996 2175                          


Notes to Editor

Fuller, Smith and Turner P.L.C. is an independent traditional family brewer founded in 1845 and is based at the historic Griffin Brewery in Chiswick, London, where brewing has taken place continuously since 1654. The Company runs 181 Managed Pubs and Hotels and 205 Tenanted pubs, with a focus on outstanding cask ale, great wine, exemplary service and delicious fresh, home-cooked food. The Company also has 641 boutique bedrooms in its Managed estate and owns a 51% share of The Stable, a craft cider and pizza restaurant business.  Fuller’s pub estate stretches from Brighton to Birmingham and from Portishead to the Greenwich Peninsula, including 168 locations within the M25.


The Fuller’s Beer Company brews a portfolio of premium beers including London Pride, ESB, Organic Honey Dew and Frontier Craft Lager. In June 2013, the Company acquired Cornish Orchards, a craft cider maker producing a range of award-winning ciders and premium soft drinks. Fuller’s is also the UK distributor for Sierra Nevada, the premier US craft beer.


Beers and Blues Festival 2015


Line up

Thursday 30 April – 24 Pesos with Julian Burdock

Friday 1 May – Will Johns Band

Saturday 2 May – Rosco Levee & Friends

Sunday 3 May – Mike Panos Band




24 pesos

24Pesos have a unique and energetic take on the Blues that has put them at the forefront of the new Blues scene in the UK and have been toted as “The UK’s most exciting and original Blues band.” by Maverick Magazine. 24Pesos play original music, with deep understanding of the Blues history, virtuoso instrumentation a joyous groove, real songs and enough energy to bring the house down every night!

Drawing from influences diverse as Sly Stone, Sean Costello, The Meters, James Brown, Freddie King, Howlin Wolf, Captain Beefheart, Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones and the Roots, the band’s upbeat, down-home sound brings an infectious energy to their electrifying live shows that has earned them a great reputation as a live act at festivals and venues throughout Europe and the UK. “One of the most exciting young bands in the UK.”… DJ Paul Jones BBC Radio 2  “Fast furious and a whole lot of fun. Crossover blues that will appeal to a wide audience.” … Blues Matters Magazine   “Contemporary blues laced with greasy funk never a dull moment.” …Freddy Celis Rootstime


The Will Johns Band

Will Johns Nominated 3 x in the British Blues Awards, his musical pedigree speaks volumes, Will’s father Andy produced Free, The Stones & Van Halen and he counts Eric Clapton, Mick Fleetwood and George Harrison as his Uncles. Will’s band Son’s of Cream is in international demand


Rosco Levee & Friends

Guitar drenched, Hammond infused, Rocking Blues with hints of the best of 70’s British & American Rocking Blues in a Woodstock meets The Raconteurs kind of way, Rosco Levee & The Southern Slide boil over with flavours of London and the Mississippi. Rosco draws comparisons with Clapton and Kossoff and has a stage presence reminiscent of Steve Marriott, yet the band have a style, sound and soul all of their own. Tipped by Classic Rock Magazine as one of the hottest bands to watch in 2014, this band is peerless in their genre and have a string of Festival and shows in the UK and Europe.


Mike Panos

Mike Panos is tactually George Michael’s Uncle and is a blues legend in his own right playing the international Blues scene for over 20 years his BB Kingesque tones and licks!


Joanne Steward
PR Executive

Fuller, Smith & Turner P.L.C. Griffin Brewery, Chiswick Lane South, London, W4 2QB
Telephone 020 8996 2000

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