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2004 FESTIVAL ARTISTES
The who's who of Festival 2004; pictures, links, the lot
Many of the Fest bands and musicians
who have appeared over the years
Bio's, pic's and loads of info.
2004 GIG REVIEWS
Photo's and Gig Reviews of ALL the stages/venues of Festival 2004
Vast archive of Photo's and Gig Reviews of Previous Festivals
The 2004 Poster is available free to download right now
What was on in 2004
All the bands, venues and times
The "Acoustic Stage" (in reality an eclectic mix of music from Delta Blues to
flat out rock) at The Shore Hotel has it's own website which is now updated
with new pictures and info..
Without our sonsors
there would be no
Fest - Who are these
ISLE OF MAN BLUES CLUB
The Manx Blues Club; where the Festival sprang from
venue, dates, history etc..
The Festival is mostly FREE
but which stages require tickets?
Click here for all the info
Bio's, pic's and loads of info on most of the artistes that have ever appeared.
Info & Location
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Where is it? Here!
Includes Photo's of Laxey
How to get to the Isle of Man
Stage: MAIN STAGE GIG REPORT 2003
Photo's and Report on the
Charterhouse International Blues Pavilion
Stage: ACOUSTIC STAGE
The Acoustic Stage has it's own web
site. You can check out: Previous
fest.s, pictures and details.
Domicilium: Internet Providers to the Festival
Bushy's Big Wheel Blues Festival 2003 is
a fund raising event for the British Red
Cross. Please give generously.
Bo Diddley's 76th Birthday Bash
16th November 2004
One of the undisputed legends of rock & roll and a true original, BO DIDDLEY
will be celebrating his 76th birthday live on-stage at Berbati's Pan on
Thursday December 30th 2004.
The previous evening, Wednesday December 29th 2004, BO DIDDLEY will be
performing live at The Showbox, 1426 First Avenue in Seattle, WA.
If you can't make it to the above shows, you can still send BO DIDDLEY your
special 76th birthday greetings and messages by signing the
BO DIDDLEY-The Originator website's Guestbook
. The promise is that you can rest assured that BO DIDDLEY will get
to see each and every one of your messages.
The winter of 2004-2005 marks the 50th anniversary of BO DIDDLEY recording a
demo of his songs "I'm A Man" and "Uncle John". In late February 1955 he
entered the Chess Record Corporation offices at 4750-2 South Cottage Grove
Avenue in Chicago, IL with his demo recording and on Wednesday March 2nd 1955
he made his debut recordings, taping the songs "Bo Diddley", "I'm A Man",
"Little Girl" and "You Don't Love Me (You Don't Care)" at the Universal
Recording Studio in Chicago, IL. Late March 2005 marks the 50th anniversary of
Checker Records releasing his debut single "Bo Diddley"/"I'm A Man" (Checker
814) and Wednesday May 4th 2005 will mark the 50th anniversary of his single
entering the Billboard Rhythm & Blues Singles Chart, reaching No. 2, spending a
total of 15 weeks on the Chart and exceeding one million copies in initial
This is a unique opportunity for you to convey your appreciation and best
wishes to one of the founding fathers of rock & roll and the popularizer of the
world-famous BO DIDDLEY beat on the occasion of his 76th birthday and the 50th
anniversary of the most famous beat in the world. Please visit the
BO DIDDLEY-The Originator authorized website
and sign the Guestbook and show your
support for The Originator - BO DIDDLEY.