Kastav Blues Festival 2016 Concerts, art shows and workshops







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MICHAEL MESSER (GB)

The British musician Michael Messer is a regular guest at the Kastav Blues Festival and is one of the musicians most responsible for the high standards achieved over the last eight editions of the...

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JED BECKER’S GROUP (HR)

A trio composed of well-known Kvarner musicians: Tonči Grabušić on drums, Damijan Grbac on bass, and Emir Grozdanić on guitar. Their repertoire is made up of famous blues and blues-rock songs.

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DAMIR HALILIĆ – HAL (HR)

An artist from Rijeka, and the founder and artistic director of the Kastav Blues Festival, Damir Halilić Hal has published four albums which have been acclaimed by both Croatian and foreign critics. He regularly...

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Trio 99th (HR)

This trio have been playing music since the 1990s, when they comprised the first line-up of the well-known Rijeka rock band THE STUFF, with whom they played for years in clubs across Croatia and...

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TOMISLAV GOLUBAN (HR)

Tomislav Goluban, whose music represents an interesting blend of blues and traditional Croatian music, is one of Croatia’s most prominent blues musicians. He has won four Porin and three Status awards. Performing solo, as...

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TY LE BLANC (USA / I)

This American musician of African and French roots comes from Louisiana, USA. Her style belongs to American R&B with blues, rock and pop influences. At this years’ Kastav Blues Festival, she will perform with...

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BLACK COFFEE (HR)

‘Black Coffee’ are a well-known jazz band from Split who have been active since 1993. The quality of their work is attested to by a series of Porin Croatian music awards that the band...

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BONZO RADVÁNYI & ĽUBOŠ BEŇA (SK)

Bonzo Radványi and Ľuboš Beňa are the best-known Slovakian blues duo. In 2001, Ľuboš Beňa was voted ‘Newcomer of the Year’ by the Slovak Blues Society, and in 2004 and 2008 he won the...

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GUISSE-LEONARDI-ZUMETA (SEN/SLO/CU)

One of the biggest attractions at this year’s Kastav Blues Festival is the performance of the Guisse brothers from Senegal, the Cuban multi-instrumentalist Lazar A. H. Zumeta, and the legendary Slovenian musician Igor Leonardi....