High time to announce the third and biggest foreign star of this year’s Rawa Blues Festival. On October 8, Macy Gray - famous American singer and Grammy winner known for her hits like “I Try”, “Do Something” and “Sweet Baby” - will be performing in the legendary venue in Katowice.
It’s hard to imagine a Rawa Blues Festival without a concert from its creator and director. This year Irek Dudek will once again present his big band incarnation. Fans can expect the solid collection of tunes from „No. 1” album and the bunch of special guests.
The multiple winner of the Blues Music Award. The outstanding musician, respected producer and publisher. Mike Zito – one of the most important personalities of modern blues is another artist who will perform in October on the stage of „Spodek” - the iconic music venue in Katowice.
The Best of Rawa Blues Festival
Before we start edition 40, we would like to remind selected concerts of the greatest blues stars that played on previous editions:
Robert Cray has performed twice during Rawa Blues Festival: in 2012 and 2018.
Keb' Mo' has played twice on Rawa Blues Festival: first time during 33rd edition in 2013 at Spodek and second one during 36th at NOSPR Katowice.
Otis Taylor has played during 33rd Rawa Blues Festival in 2013.
Heritage Blues Orchestra
Heritage Blues Orchestra have performed on 33rd Rawa Blues Festival in 2013.
JJ Grey & Mofro
JJ Grey & Mofro have played on 36th Rawa Blues Festival in 2016 at Spodek Hall.
Koko Taylor has played during 16th Rawa Blues Festival in 1996.
Junior Wells has played on 15th Rawa Blues Festival in 1995.
James Blood Ulmer & Vernon Reid
James Blood Ulmer & Vernon Reid duo played on Rawa Blues Festival three times - in 2005, 2010 and 2019. James Blood Ulmer performed also in duo with Irek Dudek during 33rd edition in 2013.