In Pula this summer?
Location and date of the 16th Seasplash Festival:
Fort Punta Christo, Pula, Croatia – 19th of July – 22nd of July, 2018
Seasplash is the longest running bass music and sound system culture festival in Croatia.
The festival is one of the most popular reggae, drum’n’bass, dub, punk and ska events in Europe. It is located next to the beach in Stinjan, Pula. As well as great sounds and a relaxed atmosphere, there is also free camping available. The crystal clear waters of the Adriatic are at hand and are enhanced with a marque, a beach bar and a chill out area.
The line up
Legendary British dub and reggae producer Mad Professor, will perform with another great name from the history of reggae and dub music, U-Roy, also known as The Originator. This joint performance on the main Seasplash stage is certainly going to be one of the biggest dub events of the year. Dubmatix, a multi award winning Canadian producer will also be playing a selection of over 500 of his record releases as well as tracks from his new album ”Overdubbed”.
Tickets are available here.
Radical Dance Faction (RDF) with their peculiar style of combining socially-respected punk lyrics, with dub, reggae and ska styles. From Bristol come Fat Stash and their special sound-inspired roots music.
From Zagreb, and making a very welcome return following their success at last years’ festival are One Dread, with their lively reggae, roots and dancehall music. Nika, seen here, is one of the three incredible talented female singers from the band.
Up and coming and new artists include:
Following the renaissance of the sound system culture in New York and North America, Dub-Stuy comes from Brooklyn. The Czech DJ Mikkim who is renowned for joining a large range of music genres from jungle over drum’n’bass to raggatek and hardtek. Parly B’s is a reggae, dubstep and jungle MC with a unique style. Gardna is a fresh perspective writer who, with his expression, has influenced the underground bass scene.
Regional performers include:
From the region comes Croatian-Slovenian duo Kali Fat Dub, and also the Macedonian dub, reggae, crossover band Conquering Lion. The trip-hop band Blkprnt are from from Zagreb, Croatia. Kanda, Kodža i Nebojša are a Serbian alternative rock band from Belgrade and Zenicafaria Sound are a Bosnian collective.
One of the key elements of The SeaSplash Festival are the sound systems. At this years festival will be the Italian Warrior Charge sound system, the local Munchies sound system, the Boca sound system and of course the Seasplash sound system.
Guests and more:
There will be many guest performances and regular visitors performing at SeaSplash such as Slavonija Vibes Syndicate, Jah Billa and Sheco, a full member of the Seasplash collective.
Alphabetical list of artists at the SeaSplash Festival:
Boca Sound System
Kali Fat Dub
Kanda, Kodža i Nebojša
Mad Professor & U-Roy
Munchies Sound System
Radical Dance Faction (RDF)
Seasplash Sound System
Slavonija Vibes Syndicate
Warrior Charge Sound System
Other festivals with their previews on Total Croatia News include:
Sea Star Festival in Umag – 24th of May – 27th of May, 2018
Other concerts with their previews on Total Croatia News include: