Meet the Artists Playing the Thrill Blues Festival in Trilj!

Daniela Rogulj

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The first open-air Thrill Blues Festival will be held this July!

The very first Thrill Blues Festival will be held this July, transforming Trilj into a rockin’ blues paradise for everyone to enjoy.

The festival, which will take place on July 14th at the City Park, has promised a full program including music, workshops, documentary screenings, and of course, a complete gastro fair presenting the local delicacies of Trilj and the Cetina region. You can read more about the festival here.

Today, we thought we would get you acquainted with the artists playing the festival this year with the help of Vecernji List on June 20, 2017. Get your dancing shoes on!

Dbluz is a Sinj blues trio of professors and teacher Zlatko Norac. Although the three friends have been playing the blues for years, rock to Irish songs in 2014 gave Dbluz their main identity.

Ozone is legendary Trilj rock band. With a new rejuvenated lineup led by one of the best drummers in the Cetina region, Bruno Lagator, the band plays solid Southern rock and blues. At the Thrill Blues Festival, the band will promote their new single which is a blues rock cover of an old Cetina hit. 

Hal is Rijeka acoustic guitar virtuoso who has released six albums and was awarded the Porin. Known for having a very respectable international career, Hal has performed around the world – this performance in Trilj will mark his return to Dalmatia.

Light Under the Black Mountain is a six-member explosive blues band from Kotor in Montenegro. The band will enter the Thrill Blues Festival directly from the studio where they recorded their debut live album. They play almost exclusively original songs.

Sunnysiders are the first Croatian blues band that has passed to the semifinals of the International Blues Challenge in Memphis. They performed as support for Johnny Winter, Ana Popovic and many others, and are currently completing their third studio album which they will promote in Trilj.

Eric Sardinas and Big Motor are headlining the festival. Eric is a true world blues star and the best-known representative of the Texas blues rock slide expression. Already around for twenty years and on an ongoing world tour, this group is known for their passionate performances which is ignited by guitars. Eric Sardinas and Big Motor have recorded six studio albums.


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