Jimiway blues festival is well-known annual festival started many years ago. The festival was presented in Polish TV stations TVP-1, TVP-2, Polsat 2, TVP3 and maganizes as well as played in many radio stations. Jimiway can be seen in USA thanks to TV Polonia. Each year many bands are willing to take part in such celebrations of blues. Many blues stars from Poland, Czech, Germany, UK and USA appeared on the festival as well as well-known blues radio and tv journalists.
During Jimiway Blues Festival we present blues and rock bands according to subjective preferences. 8-10 bands play each year between 19.00 and 05.00 Friday – Saturday
- bands from Ostrow Wielkopolski and the region of South Wielkopolska
- Polish young promising bands
- Polish blues stars
- Interational blues stars…
Festival begins with “Who Knows” song by Jimi Hendrix – our spirit patron. That song became our anthem also performed by the town authorities and children choir Do-Re-Mi.
Let the Blues be with you
Benedykt Kunicki (1952- 2020)
The founder of the Jimiway Blues Festival.
30 years working for the festival with help of members of Blues Association.
Now the festival legacy of his work is being continued.
His music legacy is available on streaming services
Music composed and sang by Benedykt is still alive in streaming services.