EBC 2024 Braga Portugal
Mark these day in your calendar:
4 – 6 April 2024.
This is our first practical event information, more details coming soon!
The EBC format will – for the first time – be a 3–day event (Thu-Sat). There will be two semi-finals, Thursday & Friday, respectively, followed by a grand finale on Saturday with the top 4 ranked acts from each semi-final. That is, 8 acts performing to raise the EBC trophy on the Saturday evening.
Braga is the capital of the historical and cultural Province of Minho, and is not far from Porto with its international airport about 50 km away. Access to the airport by public transportation takes roughly 40-50 minutes.
HOW TO ARRIVE TO BRAGA
Braga is the capital of the historical and cultural Province of Minho and is not far from Porto with its international airport about 50 km away. Access to the airport by public transportation takes roughly 40-50 minutes.
From Porto Airport to Braga by Bus:
From Porto Airport to Braga by Train:
METRO AIRPORT – CAMPANHÃ TRAIN STATION – https://www.metrodoporto.pt/pages/337
CAMPANHÃ TRAIN STATION – BRAGA – https://www.cp.pt/passageiros/pt/consultar-horarios
By Bus from Campanha Train Station:
CAMPANHÃ – BRAGA – https://www.flixbus.pt/
From Porto Airport to Braga by Car (about 40/45 minutes):
WRITE IN GOOGLEMAPS/WAZE – BRAGA CENTRO OR THE HOTEL ADDRESS AND THAT’S IT
PICK THE OPTION – MOTORWAY A3
These are the recommended hotels for EBU members:
Av. Joao XXI, 4715-036 Braga
Tel. +35.1253 206 000
Please remember to select Braga!
Hotel Ibis Braga
Rua Do Carmo, 38 RNET 307
SPECIAL HOTELS ONLY FOR BANDS
These are the recommended hotels for participant bands:
Bands should address Hugo Costa regarding technical riders, backline riders and transfers.
THE EUROPEAN BLUES CHALLENGE
The EBC, General Assembly, Blues Market, Workshops and Blues Expo will take place at:
Rua de São Domingos, 94B
More news coming soon!!!
COLLABORATION TO STRENGTHEN THE BLUES SCENE IN EUROPE
The 12th edition of the European Blues Challenge is being made possible thanks to the close collaboration between the EBU and Trovas Soltas, a promotion agency an Active Member of the EBU. It is an organization which has been working for years to promote live blues music and blues artists in Portugal.