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).
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.
Thrid day also in Hard Place club performed Eric Sardinas, this time opening by Tony Lee King.