4th EBC - European Blues Challenge

European Blues Challenge

Friday, 11 April, 20:00 ~ 01:00 and Saturday, 12 April, 20:00 ~ 01:00
Sapnu Fabrika, Lacplesa iela 101, Riga, LV1011, Latvia (map)

This years EBC will feature National Blues Contest winners from 18 countries (9 bands each night).
With thanx to our partners the EBC concerts will be webcasted in HD on-line for the first time in the EBC history.

Each band will perform 20 minutes. International Jury will determine the winners of the 2014 European Blues Challenge.

More info on EBC Regulations can be found here.

The winner of the competition will be granted a performance at the following festivals at the festival's conditions:

  • Frederikshavn Blues Festival (Denmark)
  • Hondarribia Blues Festival (Spain)
  • Lucerne Blues Festival (Switzerland)
  • Notodden Blues Festival (Norway)
  • Puisto Blues Festival (Finland)
  • Sierre Blues Festival (Switzeland)
  • Trasimeno Blues Festival (Italy)
  • Basel Blues Festival 2015 (Switzerland)

The venue is located within a walking distance from Tallink Hotel. It features a balcony (VIP zone), public area and backstage premises. There will be an EBC Souvenirs & Music Shop, wardrobe, two bars, WC, and a smoking zone outside the venue. The bars offer alco and soft drinks as well as snacks and grilled food.

Photo & Video generally is allowed as far your activities do not offend the others and the material is intended for private use or spreading the word of Blues. The promoters reserve the right to interrupt any such recordings without a prior notice.