On Thursday, 30th October 2014 there will be held, the first ever Slovakian Blues Challenge 2014, where two bands (Jerguš Oravec Trio, Second Band) and one soloist (René Lacko) will meet. The winner will go to the European Blues Challenge 2015 in Brussels. Special guest of the evening will be Slovak jazz legend – singer Peter Lipa.
The international jury will consist of experts in blues music: Andrzej Matysik (Twój Blues), Peter Lipa (Slovak jazz legend), Milan Tesar (Radio Proglas), Jaromir Kratochvil (Indies Happy Trails Records) and Lubos Bena (Slovakblues).
The Organizers and sponsors of the competition are the City Skalica and Slovakblues.