ONE OF A KIND FESTIVAL
The International Festival Blagoevgrad Blues & Jazz is the first of its kind in Bulgaria, which combines music styles - blues and jazz. Created in 2015 as a unique event for Bulgaria, it became an international platform and a stage for musicians, both from the world and young people. Blagoevgrad blues and jazz perform on stage with world-class music, strong emotions and a lot of moods. The festival is becoming a favourite musical event. He brings together numerous international audiences and attracts world stars such as Queen of the Spanish blues Big Mama Montse, Grammy Sugar Blue from USA, Vlatko Stefanovski from Macedonia, American blues guy Davis, Little big harmonica Kellie Rucker , flutist Deyan Gavrich from Germany, maestro Alex Zografov from the United States, the dynamic swing formation from Hungary Soulfool Band, Johnny Botta & The Bega Blues Band from Romania, Vicky Almazidu with her Greek orchestra, Eero Turka from Finland etc .; and on the Bulgarian side - Vasko Krackata and Poduene blues band, Milcho Leviev, Jazz legend Yildiz Ibrahimova, Big Band - Blagoevgrad with soloists Vessela Morova, young Alexandrina Mehandjiska and Lachezar Katsarsky, the trio Sentimental Swingers with Mihail Yosifov Sextex, the Bulgarian Frank Sinatra Vasil Petrov , Stefka Onnikan with his students, Teodosii Spassov, The famous tenor Boyko Tsvetanov, Delta Rusters, Dragan Milev - Dari, Big Band of BNR with Antony Donchev, Das Weltschmerz Duett, etc.