Saltburn Howzat Music Fesival

Sunday, 2 September 2018


Acts at Saltburn HOWZAT Music Festival


A blistering mix of blues, soul and old school R&B, The Stumble have been wowing audiences with the energy and virtuosity of their live performances for the past 20 years. Festival favourites in every corner of the UK and Europe, The Stumble are taking their creative talents to a new level with their stupendous 4th album, The Other Side. This is the band that Lazy Lester wanted to take back to the States with him and the band that the blues press widely recognise as one of the strongest live acts that the genre can boast in the UK.

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Scheduled time to play - 9-10pm


Chris Bevington hails from North Staffordshire and hit the Blues scene in 2014 with the release of their debut album “Chris Bevington & Friends.” The album topped the Blues Charts in the UK and the USA receiving fantastic reviews in both the Blues and Rock Community.

During 2015 & 2016 the 9 piece band have toured up and down the UK and have grown a solid reputation for their live performances.

2016 has brought the release of the second album “Better Start Cookin” which received BBC Radio 2 airplay by Paul Jones and charted in the UK Blues charts.

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Scheduled time to play - 7.30-8.30pm


Rainbreakers, a four piece outfit from Shrewsbury, have been hailed as one of the freshest new sounds in the UK blues rock and soul circuit. The band have developed a distinctive sound that embodies a fusion of dynamic musical elements that bridges the gap between Blues, Rock, Pop and Soul. The band are particularly fascinated with the sounds of the past, ranging from soul melodies and psychedelic sounds to garage-rock riffs and R&B grooves.

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Scheduled time to play - 6.00-7.00pm


Established within the ‘hotbed’ of the North East music scene in the UK, they power out jumpin’ hot rhythm & blues in their own indomitable hard hitting style.

Over the last decade The Revolutionaires have established themselves on the UK and European Rockin’ circuit, as well as the Blues scene.

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Scheduled time to play - 4.45-5.30pm


Cold Norton are a 4 Piece blues / roots / western group from Essex England.

Playing a vibrant mix of heartfelt songs with passion and energy.

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Scheduled time to play - 3.30-4.15pm


In 2015, Teresa made her return to the vibrant North East blues scene. She was welcomed with open arms. With a top class blues band around her, featuring some of the best the North East has to offer, with John Whitehill, award winning blues guitarist, known worldwide for his subtle and very slick guitar style. Paul Donaldson on piano, has played with Teresa for over 20 years , Lovely feel. Next up, the rock solid rhythm section of John The Captain Morgan on bass, and completing the line-up, Barry (Bongo) Race on drums..

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Scheduled time to play - 2.15-3pm


"The master of the one man band...a first class musician and songwriter”

Blues in Britain Magazine

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Scheduled time to play - 1-1.45pm


Advanced Price £20

On the day £25

Tickets Available from

Yorkshire Ticket Shop

Destinations Cafe Saltburn, Saltburn Cricket Club and Harry Simpson

N.B This is an INDOOR festival

OWN DRINKS CANNOT BE BROUGHT INTO THE VENUE. Hot and Cold Drinks can be purchased at the Cricket Club at very reasonable prices.

Please Note that due to the Hall's surface (artificial turf)  please refrain from wearing stiletto heels.

Contact Details

For any information please contact
Harry Simpson

Telephone - 07960935263

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The RNLI volunteer lifeboat crews provide a 24-hour rescue service in the UK and Ireland, and their seasonal lifeguards look after people on busy beaches. Their Flood Rescue Team helps those affected by flooding.

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2017’s Festival 

2017’s Festival raised £4311.50 for The Great North Air Ambulance Service (approximately 30 missions)

Saltburn Rotary Club

The Rotary Club is an important part of the town. Founded in 1926, the Club is an established fixture of the community and is involved in many projects throughout the town. Rotary club members not only embark on local fund raising enterprises but also give their time and efforts to national and international projects as the need arises.  There's also an active social section and opportunities for members to meet new people.

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Saltburn Blues Club

Saltburn Blues Club brings the best of local and national rhythm and blues to Saltburn and is a not for profit community organization run by Saltburn promoter Harry Simpson.

Harry formed the club in Sept 2011 having identified the need for a Saltburn venue for the blues to add to its existing vibrant music scene.

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Saltburn Cricket Club

The large indoor nets hall at Saltburn Cricket Club is the venue for Saltburn's  Howzat Music Festival. 

Saltburn Cricket Club was formed in 1875 and has three senior teams playing in the North Yorkshire South Durham League. It also boasts strong junior teams.

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