Kastav

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Damir Halilić – Hal

A musician from Rijeka, initiator and artistic director of the Festival, has released four albums, which have been recognised by both domestic and foreign critics. He regularly has concerts in Croatia and abroad. He...

UK

Michael Messer (Host)

He is one of the most respected slide guitarists and a double winner of the BBC award. His latest album, produced with Indian musicians, makes outstanding scores on blues charts around the world. Michael...

SLO

Wacky Blues Profesors

Wacky Blues Professors or Prismojeni profesorji bluesa is a Slovenian blues-rock band, which has acquired the reputation of being one of the most attractive live bands in Slovenia and beyond over the course of...

USA/SRB

Ana Popović

Ana Popović is one of the world’s leading modern blues performers. Born in Belgrade, she had spent her childhood and teenage years in Serbia, after which she moved to the Netherlands, where she began...

IT

Aretha Franklin Tribute Band

“Respect! A night for Aretha” is the title of the show that will take place in Kastav on 4 August as a tribute to this unique artist who passed away last year. Aretha Franklin...

UK

Patsy Gamble Band

Patsy Gamble is a much-in-demand British session musician (saxophonist, vocalist and composer), the leader of the Patsy Gamble Band, and a member of one of the UK’s top horn sections – The Little Big...

UK

Keith Thompson Band

The Keith Thompson Band’s musical style can best be described as high-energy blues-rock. Their music is based on the great legacy of the British blues scene. The band is known in Britain for its...