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1-3 September 2017
Fleetwood Folk and Blues

Fleetwood FaB Weekend - 3 days of community based quality live music - by the people for the people...

An intimate event bringing live Folk and Blues music to the community based in venues venues across Fleetwood, 2015 was the first FaB event which has been encouraged by the passion and enthusiasm of the community and local businesses including pubs, tourist attractions and hotels. 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 have continued the tradition with a difference, to encourage a younger audience, and nurture a cross-generational love and appreciation of all styles of Folk, Acoustic and Blues.

2016 sees the event take in 9 venues and reintroduce dance, craft fair and camping at the local farm, Farmer Parrs Animal World.