Irek Dudek

For a few decades he has been developing and reviving Polish - not only blues - scene. He started his career at the end of 1960's. Then, in the underground, he tried to incorporate Afro-American music to Polish conditions.

The founder, owner and the director of Rawa Blues Festival. He became popular thanks to the provocative, hilarious, post – punk project Shakin' Dudi. Later Irek Dudek presented a wide range of musical faces: symphonic blues (with spectacular shows in Western Europe), neo-swing orchestra, acoustic blues, big band...

This year, he will play solo and with a band, showing his skils as the vocalist, harmonica player, acoustic guitarist and violinist.