Saltburn Howzat Music Fesival

Sunday 20th September 2020


Welcome to Saltburn HOWZAT Music Festival

The Howzat Music Festival is brought to you by the combined efforts of Saltburn Blues Club, The Rotary Club of Saltburn and the Saltburn Cricket, Tennis and Bowls Club. Seven outstanding Bands and one soloist will perform sets covering Rhythm and Blues, Soul and Americana. The Indoor Nets Hall at the Cricket Club converts to a superb festival venue, as experienced at last year’s event. An ample and comfortable space to sit, stand, enjoy the acts and dance. Hot and cold food and drinks will be available throughout.

2020's charity will be Childrens Hospices - Butterwick Hospice Care and Zoe's Place

2019’s Festival raised £3250 for Cleveland Search and Rescue

2020 LINE UP

Steve Pablo Trio

Steve Pablo and Friends are a melodic, up beat country blues outfit with Steve Pablo Jones fronting the band with a variety of instruments to his credit. Find out more

Lil Jim

"Lil Jim is an award winning, multi instrumentalist. Dynamic and irrepressible. Seamlessly tying the roots of traditional music with modern arrangements and hooks. Combining guitar, harmonica and accordion with vocals and foot percussion to create a fresh sound of unstoppable rhythm and unrelenting melody. Find out more

Emma Wilson Band

Blues & Soul Singer Emma Wilson has a big fabulous voice and works her great band to the max with her vibrant on-stage persona, moving from heart-wrenching sweet soul licks to powerful blues, her live show is emotional and cool. Find out more

Great Big Feet

Playing their music with passion and flair, Great Big Feet showcase the jump-boogie and rhythm and blues styles of yesteryear with an electric stage-show. A unique set-up, led on all fronts by singer-drumming, classic rock n’ roll guitar showmanship, thumping boogie-woogie piano and tireless bass playing, the band effortlessly lift an audience. Find out more


International touring blues rock powerhouse Catfish are making waves on the music scene in the UK and Europe. In 2018 they won the UK Blues Award for Blues Act of the Year (England) to add to their 2016 British Blues Award. They have recently been nominated for three UK Blues Awards for 2020 - Band of the Year, Blues Instrumentalist of the Year ... Find out more

The Achievers

Uk blues challenge winners 2019 the achievers are one of the most talked about and critically acclaimed bands on the uk blues and roots music scene. With a reputation for innovation and originality they prove that soul, groove and song-craft still matter in the blues. Find out more

Ricky Cool & The InCrowd

Ricky Cool and the In Crowd serve up a gorgeous gumbo of sounds, similar to those found in the clubs of Soho in the early years of Mod mania. Original numbers are mixed in with great arrangements of classics, to give you a musical mix that will have your feet itching to dance.Find out more

Tickets are now on sale - Advanced Price £25 - On the day £30


Advanced Price £25

On the day £30

Tickets Available from

Yorkshire Ticket Shop

Milos Cafe Saltburn, Saltburn Cricket Club and Harry Simpson

N.B This is an INDOOR festival

OWN DRINKS and FOOD CANNOT BE BROUGHT INTO THE VENUE. Food, Hot and Cold Drinks can be purchased at the Cricket Club at very reasonable prices.

Please Note that due to the Hall's surface (artificial turf) please refrain from wearing stiletto heels.

Contact Details

For any information please contact
Harry Simpson

Telephone - 07960935263

Email -


Childrens Hospices

Butterwick Hospice Care

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Zoe's Place

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2019s Festival

2019’s Festival raised £3250 for Cleveland Search and Rescue

2018s Festival

2018’s Festival raised £2500 for The RNLI

2017’s Festival

2017’s Festival raised £4311.50 for The Great North Air Ambulance Service (approximately 30 missions)

Saltburn Rotary Club

The Rotary Club is an important part of the town. Founded in 1926, the Club is an established fixture of the community and is involved in many projects throughout the town. Rotary club members not only embark on local fund raising enterprises but also give their time and efforts to national and international projects as the need arises. There's also an active social section and opportunities for members to meet new people.

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Saltburn Blues Club

Saltburn Blues Club brings the best of local and national rhythm and blues to Saltburn and is a not for profit community organization run by Saltburn promoter Harry Simpson.

Harry formed the club in Sept 2011 having identified the need for a Saltburn venue for the blues to add to its existing vibrant music scene.

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Saltburn Cricket Club

The large indoor nets hall at Saltburn Cricket Club is the venue for Saltburn's Howzat Music Festival.

Saltburn Cricket Club was formed in 1875 and has three senior teams playing in the North Yorkshire South Durham League. It also boasts strong junior teams.

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