Mijas - Mijas will host, this summer, a Blues Night
The event, which is back to its full capacity of 1,240 seats, will have food and drink stands
The Mijas Town Hall Tourism Department is once again organising the Blues Night. The line-up put together by ‘La Cochera Producciones’ and catering for all tastes. The event have groups of international standing such as the Americans, The Reverend Shawn Amos, the Spanish trio Néstor Pardo and the Malaga band The Gangberries. They will be in charge of opening the show.” “They practically started listening to the blues and playing the bass when they were teething,” said Javier Martínez, Manager of “ La Cochera Producciones”. He added, “we are also bringing a national band like Néstor Pardo, and to top it all off, a band of international standing as The Reverend Shawn Amos.
The Gangberries, present at the press conference held on Thursday 16th, at the Mijas Pueblo Tourist Office, promised not to disappoint the public. With more than a decade on stage, the band assures to defend the great blues classics, a genre with more than 100 years of history. We are a highly eclectic band as we play many current and classic blues’ styles. We fuse a little bit of the blues repertoire of the last 50 years in our performance”, said the band’s bass player, Javier Martín.
The Blues Night will take place on the 9th of July at 9 pm in the Miguel González Berral Concert Hall, which restores its capacity of 1,240 seats. The event The event will be free, and will have food and drink stands. We hope this edition will be as successful as previous editions. “It is a loyalty source as people come, see the concert, like the atmosphere, know the town for the first time, and come back. There are many people who travel specifically from the UK, to see the event. With this action, we boost tourism,” said Juan Carlos Acebedo, head of the Tourism Department of the Mijas Town Hall.
They assured me they continue to work so that the Mijas’ summer nights sound good. “We work in this line to have summer events that are attractive. In addition, tourists can visit our town, taste our gastronomy and thus boost the municipality’s economy, especially that of Mijas Pueblo”, concluded the Councillor of the Department, José Carlos Martín (Cs).
Source: Mijas Comunicación S.A.