Raphael Saadiq And Robert Cray Added To Line-Up For BluesFest 2018

Neo-soul star Raphael Saadiq and five-time Grammy-winning Robert Cray have been added to the line-up for this year’s BluesFest, which returns to The O2 in London from October 25th – 28th. Saadiq and Cray will perform headline sets at Indigo at The O2 on Friday October 26th and Saturday 27th respectively and join Robert Plant, Van Morrison, Steve Miller Band and John Fogerty on the bill for the 4-day event.

With a Grammy-nominated album amongst his catalogue of critically-acclaimed music, Raphael Saadiq has collaborated with the likes of Stevie Wonder, Joss Stone and Jay-Z. Starting out in the rhythm and blues trio Tony! Toni! Tone!, the US singer songwriter has since produced songs for the likes of Mary J. Blige, Whitney Houston, John Legend and Solange Knowles.

Five-time Grammy Award winner Robert Cray has been recognised by the Blues Hall of Fame and received the 2017 Americana Music Lifetime Achievement Award for Performance. For this show at Indigo at The O2, Memphis-born rhythm and blues singer and songwriter Don Bryant will join Cray as special guest featuring soul band The Bo-Keys.

BluesFest 2018:

Thursday October 25th

The O2 Arena:

John Fogerty

Plus Very Special Guest The Steve Miller Band

Friday October 26th

The O2 Arena:

Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters and Van Morrison

Indigo at The O2:

Raphael Saadiq

Saturday October 27th

Indigo at The O2:

The Robert Cray Band Plus Special Guests Don Bryant Feat. The Bo-Keys

Tickets for Raphael Saadiq and The Robert Cray Band go on sale this Friday May 18th at 9am. Tickets are available from www.livenation.co.uk.

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