Blues Fest traveling Turkey
MERSİN - Anadolu Agency
Jimmy Burns (L) and Katherina Davis perform on the stage in Mersin. DHA photoThe 24th Blues Festival, the first and only Blues festival in Turkey, continued with a concert on Nov. 7 in the southern province of Mersin.
In the concert, organized at the Merada Center, blues veteran Jimmy Burns took the stage with his band, accompanied by special guest Katherine Davis, the leading vocalist of the Chicago Blues, Gospel and Boogie Jazz.
The concert ended with a performance by one of the best known names of the blues scene, guitarist and song-writer Joe Louis Walker.
This year the Blues Festival started on Nov. 1 and is set to continue through Nov. 26 with a total of 17 concerts in 17 cities. The next cities to host the festival includes Hatay (Nov. 9), Northern Cyprus (Nov. 11), Gaziantep (Nov. 13), Diyarbakır (Nov. 15), Trabzon (Nov 17), Samsun (Nov 19), Eskişehir (Nov 21), Bursa (Nov. 22), Balıkesir (Nov. 23), Çanakkale (Nov. 25) and Edirne (Nov. 26).