New blues festival in Ljubljana!

June 27. – 29., The Ljubljana Castle

Just before summer Ljubljana will held the new festival! Bluesland, Slovenia International Blues Festival, will take place on Ljubljana Castle from Thursday, June 27th, to Saturday, June 29th. Richie Kotzen, Ana Popovic, Eric Gales, Mike Sponza, Sven Hammond, Kirk Fletcher, Rosedale, Manu Lanvin, Laura Cox Band, Bad Notion, Tomislav Goluban Band, Shuffle Truffle and others will perform on three nights under the stars. In addition to the regular program, Bluesland also features exclusive jam sessions with artists from the festival line up. Jam sessions will take place after concerts in the Jazz Club Grad. Festival and daily tickets and packages are already available through MH Shop.

The Bluesland Festival built its foundations with MotörCity festival, festival from Tolmin. Bluesland continues with MotörCity’s blues story and raises it to a new level – with a focus solely on music. The already confirmed artists will present their talents, feelings of music and skills on three consecutive wonderful evenings at the Ljubljana Castle. For those who do not have enough from regular program, which will take place at the central castle yard, the promoter, together with the performers, also prepared exclusive jam sessions (only for holders of packages) in the Jazz Club Grad.

Among the performing artists Richie Kotzen, Ana Popovic and Eric Gales!

One of the most noted artists of the first edition of the Bluesland Festival is Richie Kotzen. Kotzen is one of the most interesting and versatile guitarists, he also played in Poison, Mr. Big and The Winery Dogs. The festival also features master guitarist Ana Popovic, a multiple nominee for the Blues Music Awards, whose albums regularly occupy the highest spots on the Billboard Blues charts. Eric Gales is also performing at the festival; a passionate, demonic virtuoso on the guitar with an unusual playing technique. In addition to the mentioned Mike Sponza, one of the leading European blues musicians, Kirk Fletcher one of the best blues guitarists in the world, Manu Lanvin, French blues and rock’n’roll guitarist, Laura Cox, who achieved worldwide fame through YouTube, but her talent soon moved to the stage, proving that even younger generations are working out the ‘old’, heavy riffs and Sven Hammond, Bad Notion, Rosedale, Tomislav Goluban Band, Shuffle Truffle are coming also.


  • Thursday, June 27: Ana Popovic, Mike Sponza, Manu Lanvin, Bad Notion
  • Friday, June 28: Richie Kotzen, Sven Hammond, Laura Cox Band, Tomislav Goluban Band
  • Saturday, June 29: Eric Gales, Kirk Fletcher, Rosedale, Shuffle Truffle

The promoter of the festival has prepared various types of tickets and packages. Get them here.

Do not miss the summer blues event in the heart of Ljubljana!


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