Music group in Battle of Blues

A BLUES act from Ashington is among six in the north east to be chosen for the regional heat of The New Brunswick Battle of the Blues.

The Hookahs will go head to head in the north east heat at The Redcar Blues Club tomorrow (February 8) in the competition to find Britain’s best unsigned and original blues artists.

The overall competition winner will be flown out on an all-expenses paid trip to New Brunswick, Canada, to perform main stage at the province’s great Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival in September 2013.

Competition organiser Lee George said: “This is the third year we’ve run this competition, and the heat on February 8, promises to be a night to remember for artists and fans alike.

“There will be six brilliant acts battling it out for a place in the final.

“We want as many blues fans as possible to come along to the heat and share the excitement.”

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