Kastav Blues Festival

Kastav Blues Festival


Kastav Blues Festival, the biggest and most significant festival of this kind in Croatia, established in honour of Philadelphia Jerry Ricks, one of the most remarkable exponents of traditional country blues who chose Kastav as his final resting place, this year  celebrates its 10th edition.

Held on four different locations (Kostrena, Matulji, Kastav and Viškovo) from 3rd to 7th of August, Festival will host eminent musicians who achieve fantastic interaction with the audience:

  • Zdenka Kovačiček & Greenhouse Blues Band (HR)
  • Crossroad Blues Band (MK)
  • Soul Fingers (HR)
  • Luciano Cianci & Band (HR/A)
  • Angela Brown (USA)
  • Big Steam (GB)
  • Mike Sponza (I) i
  • Sunnysiders (HR)
  • Michael Roach (USA)
  • Duck Baker (USA)

Besides concerts, the five-day programme will encompass a wide range of interesting events including musical workshop so-called ''Blues workshop'', documentary films premiered at Festival (Goin Down South and Black Kastavian) and painting exhibition ''The Blues''.