Kastav Blues Festival Concerts, art shows and workshops







Črni Kastavac

This documentary film directed by Igor Modrić gives a biographical insight into the life of the cosmopolitan, nomad, musician, fantastic bluesman and ‘rambler’ Jerry Ricks. The American from Philadelphia, who spent the last period...

Božidar Milinović – Mr. Jazz

By carefully observing his inspirational sources, Božidar Milinović – Mr. Jazz studies the characteristics and reveals the physiognomy of renowned blues musicians. His portraits are based on a clear interplay of light and shadows,...

Blues Workshop

The Blues Workshop which traditionally takes place in the Town Loggia during the Kastav Blues Festival is a great opportunity for local musicians to exchange their experiences and make contacts with international colleagues. The...

Michael Roach

Michael Roach, the ‘Godfather’ of the Kastav Blues Festival, plays music in the so-called East Coast style of blues that dates back to the 1920s. After spending several years learning directly from such eminent...

Duck Baker

Duck Baker is a living acoustic guitar legend. The many albums he has recorded include those which music critics have ranked in the pantheon of guitar music. He has written several books on fingerstyle...

Sunnysiders

Boris Hrepić Hrepa is known to domestic audiences as a member of the well-known Split band Daleka Obala, which he founded with Marijan Ban. Less known is the fact that Hrepa started his musical...

Mike Sponza

Mike Sponza is one of the most renowned and internationally active Italian blues musicians. His music can be described as a combination of blues, soul and rock’n’roll. Some of his notable collaborations during his...