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Little Steven & The Disciples Of Soul To Play London Show

posted Oct 10, 2016, 5:04 AM by Brandon Thompson

Little Steven To Play First UK Headline Show Since 1990


Longtime Bruce Springsteen collaborator and star of The Sopranos Steven Van Zandt to perform first London show for over 25 years at BluesFest 



American musician, record producer and actor Steven Van Zandt, AKA Little Steven, is the final act confirmed for this year’s BluesFest, which takes place at The O2 in London from October 28th – 30th. Van Zandt brings his band Little Steven & The Disciples Of Soul to indigo at The O2 on Saturday October 29thfor what will be the band’s only European show of the year.


A Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Van Zandt co-founded Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes and is perhaps best known as a longstanding member of Bruce Springsteen’s E-Street Band but also gained worldwide notoriety playing Silvio Dante in the award-winning HBO series The Sopranos. He joins a long list of illustrious artists already lined-up for this year’s festival including Van Morrison, Jeff Beck, Bill Wyman, Bad Company, Walter Trout, The Temperance Movement, Richie Sambora, Mary J Blige and Maxwell.


BluesFest Director Leo Green:


“We feel honoured to have been able to add Little Steven & The Disciples Of Soul to the BluesFest line-up this year. This will be Steve Van Zandt’s first headline show in the UK for more than 25 years and promises to be another of those very special BluesFest nights.”


Taking place from October 28 – 30, BluesFest will once again utilize all areas of The O2 complex including the 20000-capacity Arena, indigo at The O2 and Brooklyn Bowl to present what is fast becoming one of the most popular blues, soul and roots festivals in the world. 


Full line-up as follows:


Friday October 28th:


The O2 Arena:

DOUBLE BILL: Mary J. Blige & Maxwell


Indigo2 at The O2:

Bill Wyman Birthday Gala Featuring Robert Plant, Mark Knopfler, Imelda May and Mick Hucknall


Brooklyn Bowl:

Darrel Higham

JD & The Straight Shot

Big Boy Bloater


Saturday October 29th:


The O2 Arena:

Bad Company & Richie Sambora


Indigo2 at The O2:

Little Steven & The Disciples Of Soul


Brooklyn Bowl:

Jo Harman

Lauren Housley

Hollie Stevenson


Sunday October 30th:


The O2 Arena

DOUBLE BILL: Van Morrison & Jeff Beck


Indigo2 At The O2:

DOUBLE BILL: Walter Trout and The Temperance Movement



BluesFest 2016 takes place at The O2 from October 28th – 30th. Tickets go on sale on Friday October 14th at 9am and are available from and