Friday, April 5

13,00 – 18,00: Blues Market & Wine Showcase
16,00 – 17,30: Workshop “Digital Marketing” at Pontas Do Mar Pavilion (room limited to 40 seats with an entrance of 10 €). You can buy your tickets at https://www.santamariablues.com/ebc2019/2019/02/09/digital-marketing-workshop/

Saturday, 6 April

14,00– 17,30: Blues Market & Wine Showcase


Portas do Mar
9500-770 Ponta Delgada, Portugal

Portas do Mar is a huge space in the harbour with space enough for tables and the two workshops, at about 20 minutes walking from Royal Gardem Hotel. A shuttle service will be available for those carrying heavy weights. Besides EBU members tables it will include two workshops wine showcase, local blues festival information and other local blues related … etc. In the outside bars and terraces will also offer a relaxed atmosphere.

The Blues Market is an exclusively tailored, unique and free opportunity for all EBU Members to present their activities in an informal setting, to meet, interact and communicate with other blues professionals, artists, media and enthusiasts from all over Europe, not to mention the expected overseas blues professionals. The EBU will reserve a stand (a table) at your disposal, where you can have your presentation, publication and advertising materials on display. This space is dedicated only to you, distinguished EBU Active Members. Please act fast as space is limited and it will be first come first served.

Please fill the subscription form to book a dedicated stand at the Blues Market using the Online Subscription Form

The one and only prerequisite is that you have renewed your membership fee for 2019.

We are expecting lots of blues friends attending the EBC as well as the Blues Market. This year there is the extra bonus of the locally organized different stands with local products and blues related information. So why not grasp this opportunity to present and advertise your professional blues portfolio to possibly the largest gathering of European blues enthusiasts in 2018. We hope to have more than 50 exhibitors to be present. Be one of them. Remember, it’s all free for you, Active Member of the EBU.

Exhibitors list (to be updated)

  • Croatian Blues Force (Croatia)
  • A-Z Blues (Italy)
  • Outlaw Blues Society (Greece)
  • European Blues Union (Europe)
  • Associaçao BB Blues (Portugal)
  • Norsk Bluesunion & Norwegian Bluesnews Magazine (Norway)
  • Big Mama Montse (Spain)
  • Societat Blues Barcelona (Spain)
  • Digital Blues (UK)
  • UK Blues Federation (UK)
  • Blue Mountain Artists (USA)
  • Blues Productions – Blues Heaven Festival (Denmark)
  • Zicazic (France)
  • France Blues (France)
  • Finnish Blues Society (Finland)
  • Rauma Blues (Finland)
  • Wentus Blues Band (Finland)
  • Gastroblues (Hungary)
  • Dutch Blues Foundation (Netherlands)
  • Big D Bookings (Belgium)
  • Limma Bvba (Belgium)
  • Naked (Belgium)
  • Il Blues Magazine (Italy)
  • Photographer Frank Nielsen (Denmark)
  • Black Music Productions (Spain)
  • Delta Booking / Twój Blues Magazine (Poland)
  • Suwalki Blues Festival (Poland)
  • Andhrea & The Black Cats (Spain)
  • Baltic Blues Society (Germany)
  • Thrill Blues Festival (Croatia)
  • Fjæra Bluesklubb and FjordBlues festivalen (Norway)
  • Asociación B Sound. Benicassim Blues Festival (Spain)
  • Swedish Blues Association (Sweden)
  • Notodden Bluesklubb (Norway)

Besides the customary EBU Blues Market we will for the first time have a one-hour Blues Workshop with the scope on “Digital Marketing” during the Friday Blues Market. The room is limited strictly to 40 seats and there is a 10 € participation fee.

The Blues Market will probably include a wine showcase and also information about the local blues scene and festivals in the Azores. The bars, terraces and boat harbor next door will add to a relaxed atmosphere.