After three days of outstanding Blues performances in the crowded club Jiggy Bar in Zagreb, the winners of the 9th Croatian Blues Challenge are known! The Jury, Boris Hrepić – Hrepa, Mićo Vujaklija and Ivan Kraljević, chose Two Blue in the Solo / duo category, while the winners in the Band category is the Jeremiah’s (Jury: Boris Hrepić-Hrepa, Steve Vučković, Miro Dimić and Mićo Vujaklija).
Jeremiah’s is a six-member band from Sv. Filip i Jakov and Zadar. They were founded in 2011 and play blues with funk and rock elements.
Two Blue is the blues duo from Zagreb. They play their original Blues songs.
Rolin Humes will perform at 7th EBC in Horsens, Denmark. Challenge is scheduled for 6th, 7th, 8th, April 2017.
Tomislav Goluban won in both categories, a band category and solo/duo category at 8th Croatian Blues Challenge. He will be representing Croatia at 33rd International Blues Challenge in Memphis.
7th Zagreb International Blues Festival was held during five days April 26 to 30 2016.
First day was held in Hard Place club in Zagreb. Performed Ben Dover band, Tomislav Goluban and Tibor Nadj from Novi Sad, Serbia, who also promote his book Healing power of the Blues. Evening closed by Boris Hrepić Hrepa and session with performance of Ms Harmonica.
Second day in Hard Place club performed Eric Sardinas. opening by Eduard Jimy Matešić
Thrid day also in Hard Place club performed Eric Sardinas, this time opening by Tony Lee King.
Fourth day in Pivana club performed Sunnysiders. Same day Eric Sardinas performed in Judino drvo club in Split.
Fifth day in Bikers Beer Factory club performed B#, BEHAVE and Crossroard. Same day Eric Sardinas performed in Kaštel in Pula.
Timepieces, tribute to Eric Clapton’s music festival was held on March 29th, a day before his 71 birthday in Hard Place Club in Zagreb for 8th time.
Performers: La Madame, Bohemi & Branko Požgajec, Tony Lee King, No Limits! and Moonshine.
Winners of 7th Croatian Blues Challenge and represents for 32nd International Blues Challenge in band category is BeBlue band from Rovinj!
Solo/duo category is represented by Tony Lee King!