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Catfish, will be gracing the stage at the Open Air Blues Festival Brezoi 2024

Straight from the UK, ๐‚๐š๐ญ๐Ÿ๐ข๐ฌ๐ก has been causing a stir in the music scene across the pond and beyond. With an impressive collection of ๐Ÿ๐ข๐ฏ๐ž ๐”๐Š ๐๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ž๐ฌ ๐€๐ฐ๐š๐ซ๐๐ฌ under their belt and three finalist nominations in the 2023 awards, Catfish is a force to be reckoned with!

Mark your calendars for ๐‰๐ฎ๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ”-๐Ÿ๐Ÿ, ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’, because ๐‚๐š๐ญ๐Ÿ๐ข๐ฌ๐ก will be bringing their electrifying performance to our festival grounds. 

Described by ๐๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ž๐ฌ ๐Œ๐š๐ญ๐ญ๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ ๐Œ๐š๐ ๐š๐ณ๐ข๐ง๐ž as "๐’๐’๐’† ๐’๐’‡ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’‡๐’Š๐’๐’†๐’”๐’• ๐’๐’Š๐’—๐’† ๐’ƒ๐’‚๐’๐’…๐’” ๐’Š๐’ ๐‘ฉ๐’“๐’Š๐’•๐’‚๐’Š๐’ ๐’•๐’๐’…๐’‚๐’š", Catfish promises an unforgettable experience for all blues enthusiasts. Led by the extraordinary talent of guitarist ๐Œ๐š๐ญ๐ญ ๐‹๐จ๐ง๐ , their performances are nothing short of sensational!

About artist

International touring blues rock powerhouse Catfish are making waves on the music scene in the UK and Europe.  They have now won a total of five UK and British blues awards.

In the last few years, they have played at almost every major UK blues festival and have established themselves as a real force in the British blues scene.  They now tour regularly in Europe.

'Catfish are one of the finest live bands in Britain today.  The quality of musicianship is outstanding and in Matt Long, they have one of the greatest young guitarists on the scene today...' Blues Matters Magazine.

Their first two albums 'So Many Roads' and โ€˜Broken Manโ€™ both reached no. 1 in the IBBA airplay charts.  The second of these, โ€˜Broken Manโ€™, was also nominated for a UK Blues Award and was named album of the year by the IBBA.  Their third album 'Burning Bridges' was released in May 2019 and has received excellent reviews from the UK and European music press.  It was the third most played album by the Independent Blues Broadcasters Association in 2019 and was nominated for a UK blues award for 2020 as album of the year.  They released a new live CD and DVD set on 1 December 2020  'Exile - Live in Lockdownโ€™ which was recorded during lockdown at a full band live stream broadcast across Europe by Blues Maastricht festival in Holland.  This was nominated for a UK Blues Award in 2021.

โ€˜A true lockdown masterpiece full of anger frustration, defiance and hopeโ€™ Will Carter, Two Finger Media 

โ€˜Exile is an incredible statement in the darkest of timesโ€ฆa band at their peakโ€™ Ritchie Birnie, Jace Media

โ€˜Quality, high-octane blues rock, full of emotionโ€™ Paul Dubbelman PCN Magazine

โ€˜A brilliant live album, from a top class bandโ€™ Colin Campbell, Blues Matters Magazine