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  • ChangDong61 to host South Korea’s largest Blues festival featuring an impressive line-up of musicians

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    • – Seoul Metropolitan Government’s <2018 Seoul Blues Festival> to take place between Oct 13-14. Tickets available starting August 8.
    • – South Korea’s largest Blues festival with an impressive line-up: legendary Blues musicians including ‘Sinchon Blues’, ‘Blues Power’ and more

    SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA, August 9, 2018 — South Korea’s legendary Blues Group “Sinchon Blues,” the guitarists-led group “Blues Power,” the US-based renowned Blues band “The Norman Jackson Band,” and many more musicians will perform at Platform ChangDong61 this October.

    According to the Seoul Metropolitan Government, the “2018 Seoul Blues Festival” will take place from October 13 to 14 at Platform ChangDong61. Further details can be found on Platform ChangDong 61 official website at http://www.platform61.kr. The festival’s impressive line-up includes renowned musicians from both South Korea and overseas.

    For special performances, South Korea’s legendary Blues group “Sinchon Blues” and “Blues Power” often referred to as the Blues avengers will appear.

    Also, there will be collaborative performances between domestic and foreign musicians. South Korea’s Blues musician Kim Mok-kyeong and US-based Blues band “The Norman Jackson Band” will present a joint performance. Meanwhile, the world’s famous acoustic Blues master Felix Slim, SAZA member Choi Woo-joon, and Blues JR Kim Jong-jin will put together an acoustic performance.

    In addition, a contest named “Young&Little Musicia,” which aims to discover rising Blues musicians will be held. The contest targets teenagers and college musicians, and the selected musician will be able to participate in the festival. Meanwhile, the best winner will earn a chance to enter the “International Blues Challenge.”

    Platform Changdong61 which opened in April 2016 is a multi-cultural center which hosts exhibitions, performances, programs, and more. In particular, its main performance space “RedBox” offers the best music and lighting facilities which has gained much attention from both musicians and audience.