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Bio: Cognac Blues Passions invites every summer blues’ musicians - in the very wide and very good sense- of the best barrel with this year the legendary ZZ TOP, the big return of TEXAS and his symbolic singer Sharleen Spiteri, MOBY (which a new album is expected for May), the young pianist virtuoso JAMIE CULLUM, the group of trip - hup MORCHEEBA, the subtle cocktail of soul, world ‘s music and rap inspired by ALOE BLACC, young and talented ASA (/Asha) as well as the singer and prolific producer Raphael SAADIQ who had known how to conquer the heart of the festival-goers during its coming in 2009. Big musical party in the afro-American roots, the festival proposes furious rhythms everywhere, for all with more than 80 concerts distributed on 13 stages. Supports tops of the bill, a crowd of discoveries and unique artistic concepts with not less than 40 groups taking turns during 5 days. Of the theater of the nature, the heart of the festival, in the numerous stages distributed in the city, the festival favors a space free of sharing and exchanges. Cognac Blues Passions is a journey where Blue Note by curious one alchemy tastes without moderation.