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Blues Music Festival Comes to Georgia

Georgia to host international festival of Blues Music for the first time. Project is created by joint co-production of BLUES&WINE-BlUES VILLAGE, BlUES VILLAGE and KOKA & T. BLUES MOB and with the support of ministries of culture, economy and Georgian National Tourism Administration.

From June to September 2017, thirteen connects will hold in Lagodekhi protected areas.

Blues is a vocal and instrumental form of music based on the use of “blue notes.” It emerged in Black communities of the United States from spirituals, work songs, field hollers, shouts and chants, and rhymed simple narrative ballads. The use of blue notes and the prominence of call-and-response patterns in the music and lyrics are indicative of African influence.