Ian Siegal

Ian Siegal

Split Blues Festival, 2014.

Siegal is known as a bluesman, but it’s just one shade in the palette of an artist who slips between continents, eras and expectations. They say you can’t sing the blues until you’ve lived the life, and when Ian Siegal steps up to the mic, you can hear the slings and arrows.

Recent years have seen the songwriter catch fire, with British Blues Awards raining down and consecutive nominations in 2012 & 2013 for Contemporary Album of The Year in the Blues Music Awards - in effect, the Grammys of the Blues.

WEBSITE: www.iansiegal.com

Mike Sponza

Mike Sponza

Split Blues Festival, 2012. and 2014.

Blues, soul e rock’n’roll are the key words to describe Mike Sponza, guitarist, singer and composer, on the European blues panorama since early 90’s. In the last years Mike Sponza established his name on the  international scene with his discographic projects and his performances, showing the great vitality of Italian blues from a new point of view.

Since his discographic debut in 1997, Mike did a long road, not only on the artistic side: international festivals, club gigs and cooperations catalyzed the attention of blues audiences on his vision of a contemporary European blues, which is not afraid of  purists’ opinions as well as avoiding overseas stereotypes.

WEBSITE: www.mikesponza.com

Paulo Mendonca

Paulo Mendonca

Split Blues Festival, 2013.

The Funk king of Sweden Paulo Mendonca has released four albums as an artist and has had Number 1 hits in Holland, Switzerland and Austria, charting in Germany and Top 10's in Portugal and Spain. Paulo has also toured with the likes of Tina Turner appearing as a special guest for concerts around Europe. The album ‘11pm' was released in Japan where Paulo sold 250,000 albums. A successful tour in Asia followed.

His fourth album called ”Does anybody wanna funk?” was released just recently.

WEBSITE: www.paulomendonca.com

Sahte Raki

Sahte Raki

Split Blues Festival, 2013.

Sake Raki is one of the most popular Blues & Rock 'n' Roll Band band in Turkey. They are extablished in 2005. and are recognized as great live act. They won numerous awards, like "Best Blues and Rock'n Roll Group" award in 2008 at John Lee Hooker Jr. Efes Pilsen Blues Festival.

During the year 2011 they where choosen as live band for very popular Mr. Hakan Talk Show program broadcasted at Dream TV. They toured the United States, Germany, Israel, England, Croatia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina, with the participation at the largest blues festival in the Balkans, the "Mostar Blues Festival".

WEBSITE: www.sahteraki.com

Delta Blues Gang

Delta Blues Gang

Split Blues Festival, 2013.

Delta Blues Gang iz Pule su pobjednici prošlogodišnjeg Croatia Blues Challenge i jedini hrvatski predstavnik u kategoriji banda koji je u Memphisu prošao do polufinala na krovnom svjetskom blues "takmičenju" IBC 2013.

They are one of the best Croatian blues band dedicated to mission to promote his own unique blues style and ready to jump on main stage or play in the street jamm session at any time.

WEBSITE: www.deltabluesgang.com

Waveform

Waveform

Split Blues Festival, 2012.

Waveform je osnovan u rujnu 2007. godine na inicijativu Mira Alduka i Jana Ivelića. Ubrzo snimaju demo materijal, nakon čega se bandu priključuje renomirani saksofonist Dražen Bogdanović. U siječnju 2008. bandu pristupa basist Neno Miškec, a u svibnju i klavijaturist Ivan Božičević.

Tijekom ljeta 2008. uspješno nastupaju ljetnim pozornicama i gradskim trgovima, a u rujnu 2008. potpisuju diskografski ugovor za Aquarius Records. Sredinom 10. mjeseca ulaze u splitski studio “Deva” te, uz sveusrdnu pomoć vlasnika studija Dade Marušića, započinju snimanje autorskog materijala. Autori svih kompozicija i aranžmana su Miro Alduk i Jan Ivelić.

WEBSITE: www.waveformband.com

Joyce Yuilly

Joyce Yuille

Split Blues Festival, 2012.

Born and raised in the East Harlem section of New York City, Joyce is a multi-faceted vocalist, performing in all genres and styles.

Her smoother and earthier vocal talents are easily recognized in Jazz which is her primary genre of music and style. Still residing in Italy, Joyce continues to demonstrate her talents performing and participating in numerous Jazz & Blues festivals in Italy and around Europe.

WEBSITE: www.joyceelaineyuille.com

Telefon Blues Band

Telefon Blues Band

Split Blues Festival, 2012.

Priča o sastavu započinje projektom Kulušić Blues Band ili skraćeno "KUL B BAND". Sezone 85/86 i 86/87 god. sviramo,svake subote, u legendarnom GSC " Kulušić" da bi na jesen 1987god. ime promjenili u "Telefon Blues Band". Razlog tomu su bila brojna gostovanja u drugim klubovima i  koncertnim prostorima širom Hrvatske i ex Yu države.

Sastav je višestruki dobitnik raznih nagrada (Porin, Status,Fender MM) pa je tako ove godine V.Božić, sa grupom Time, dobio Porin a N.Mijač nagradu Status. Sve to zajedno je nemjerljivo prema osjećaju ugode, koje nam pruža sviranje bluesa, te smo za ovu sezonu pripremili program imenom Black, White & Blues.

Otprilike ovako

Otprilike Ovako

Split Blues Festival, 2011.

Otprilike ovakosu nastali početkom 70.-ih godina prošlog stoljeća u Splitu te traju do danas. Počeli su sa bluesom i još uvijek se druže s njim na neki poseban način. Uz blues standarde na repertoaru imaju i autorske skladbe nastale uz blues utjecaj.

Oni su pioniri splitske klubske i blues scene, te i dan-danas uz "stare kosti i svježu krv" ne silaze s nje. U svibnju 2008. Otprilike ovako je zauvijek napustio jedan od osnivača banda, Jadran Zlodre Gobbo, ali band nastavlja sa djelovanjem što je bila i njegova želja. Nikad za mase, uvijek za izabrani krug.

WEBSITE: www.otprilikeovako.com

Waveform

Carl Reuter & Harpoon Blues Band

Split Blues Festival, 2011.

A six-piece band based on the Dalmatian coast but now regularly gigging at festivals and concerts around Europe, Carl Reuter & the Harpoons offer blues-rooted, exciting, up tempo original music.

The band’s first ‘Blues On’ album of 11 powerful and original tracks has already proved extremely popular with a wide range of listeners in South-East Europe, getting regular radio exposure, rave critical reviews and earning them an enthusiastic, rapidly growing and committed following of fans. ‘Blues On 2’ is already recorded and ready for release.

WEBSITE: www.reuter.swebi.com

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Wolfman j.d.o.o.,
Poljička cesta 11,
Split, 21 000
Croatia

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