TOWN STAGE (Mestni oder) on the Main square (Glavni trg)

BARUTANA STAGE (barutanski oder) in the Creative District Barutana (Kreativna četrt Barutana)

EVENING STAGE (Večerni oder) in the Creative District Barutana (Kreativna četrt Barutana)

CHILDREN STAGE (Otroški oder) on the Main square (Glavni trg)

CINEMA KAMFEST (Kino Kamfest) at Monastery Mekinje (Samostan Mekinje)

EVENTS WITH ADDED VALUE (Dogodki z dodano vrednostjo – DDV) on different locations



Friday, 5 August 2022

20:30 KOIKOI (Serbia) at Barutana Stage / Free entry
          progressive pop is the new punk
KOIKOI is a fresh name from the vibrant and ever-evolving Belgrade music scene that first made the rounds in the 2019 with the song on compilation by Hali Gali, a platform that brings together new generations of musicians and audience, unencumbered by genres and prejudices. The band consists of Marko Grabež, Emilija Đorđević, Ivana Miljković and Ivan Pavlović Gizmo – a bunch of creatives from various backgrounds with a simple common goal of writing exceptional indie rock / alternative pop that fills the gap between the intimacy of the underground and mainstream glamour, a space on the Balkan music scene that’s been unoccupied for far too long.

21:00 Katalena at Town Stage / Free entry
          phenomenon of Slovenian popular music
Combining best of the Slovene traditional music, carefully selected from the archives, songbooks and old vinyl records with solid rock rhythms, funky groove and enviable arranging skills it creates a unique post-folk rock style that presents the music legacy of Slovenia’s regions in an utterly new light. Fused with dynamic and invigorating electrical instruments, which caress the enchanting singing, it is transformed on the stage into a dance and sound performance that mesmerizes even the most musically pampered ears.

22:00 Moveknowledgement at Evening Stage / Free entry
          timeless Slovenian neo-psychedelia
One of the most outstanding, critically acclaimed and stylistically chameleon Slovenian post-independence rock bands Moveknowledgement is a single set of exciting genre permutations and sound experiments. In recent years, the band has taken new genre directions, changed the role of vocals in their pieces and specifically upgraded their sound.
Their new studio album Lying Cobra was inspired by the pioneering years of the psychedelic avant-garde of the late 60s. It boasts its own retro character, which is the result of the use of technological innovations of the hippie era, such as modular synthesizers, magnetic tapes played back and out of phase, phaser, echo, reverb and delay effects, and oriental instruments.


Saturday, 6 August 2022

20:30 Pantaloons at Barutana Stage / Free entry
          uncompromising tenor sax, drums and sousaphone
Pantaloons is a community of three »clumsy fellows« as they like to call themselves. Luka Belič (saxophone), Aljaž Markežič (sousaphone), and David Nik Lipovac (drums) first emerged as part of the Chilli Brass Band in 2016 where they started experimenting with musical melodies and rhythms in a jam session form. After a few compositions, they placed their unique music style on the map of electronic dance music with a hint of jazz, funk, breakbeat, dubstep, and more. As Radio Študent's choice for the concert tour Klubski Maraton in 2019, Pantaloons trio got the chance to shake up the Slovenian music scene.

21:00 Počeni Škafi at Town Stage / Free entry
          one big musical party
Počeni Škafi is an illegitimate child of New Orleans street music and French chanson, who grew up on the streets of Ljubljana without parental supervision. Although they have long devoted themselves mainly to original music with an emphasis on witty and moving texts in Slovenian, they still remain loyal to the New Orleans way of making music, which Wynton Marsalis says embodies the most comprehensive democratic process in music.

22:00 KM22: BibliBan and Masaž at Evening Stage / Free entry
          two of this year's Radio Student's Club Marathoners
Club Marathon (Klubski Maraton) is a project run by Radio Student in which each year six artists or bands are chosen to make a tour throughout Slovenia and its clubs. The project has been running since 2001, and is meant as a boost to the Slovenian alternative music scene, aiming to help the bands get the needed stage mileage and audience recognition. At Kamfest you will be able to hear perform BibliBan and Masaž.


Sunday, 7 August 2022

20:30 Jure Pukl »Broken Circles« feat. Amaya – Maja Keuc at Barutana Stage / 10 EUR *
          jazz highlight
With his eleventh album, entitled Broken Circles, Jure Pukl, a saxophonist and composer from Velenje, draws attention to the socio-political and environmental, but also economic problems of modern Western society. The album personifies the idea that only mutual trust and a joint effort towards the same goal can lead to a better tomorrow and harmonically full and melodically refined, but at the same time open enough music.

21:00 Wiyaala (Ghana, Slovenia) at Town Stage / Free entry
         African folk / pop energy
Wiyaala, which means »the doer« in her local Sissala dialect, is an independent musician entertainer from Funsi in the Upper West Region of Ghana. With her dancing, polyglot and engaged songs, Wiyaala sings an Africa that is both modern and rural. Wiyaala's music references West African Folk traditions and contemporary Afro-Pop, sometimes evoking comparisons with African divas Mariam Makeeba, Brenda Fassie and Angelique Kidjo. 

21:00 Murina at Cinema Stage / Free entry
drama, thriller
The strained relationship between sixteen-year-old Julia and her authoritarian father Ante begins to crumble when an old family friend, Javier, arrives at their home on the Adriatic island. While her father tries to reach a business deal, the wealthy and charismatic guest opens up to Julia more and more and arouses her rebellion against her parents.

22:00 Zhlehtet at Evening Stage / 10 EUR *
         cosmic jazz
Zhlehtet is a music collective that works under the leadership of Rok Zalokar. It appears in various formats and combines a unique blend of acoustic and electronic sound. With its roots in the tradition of spiritual jazz, it remains faithful to the message of the moment and mutual understanding.

* The entrance fee applies to both concerts in the Creative District Barutana (Barutana stage and Evening stage), which take place on the same day.


Monday, 8 August 2022

20:30 freekind. (Croatia, Slovenia) at Barutana Stage / 5 EUR *
         regional neo-soul
freekind. are writing a new chapter of regional neo-soul, which noticeably stands out from the average and in which listeners can easily prick their ears. The soulful group is composed of Croatian pianist and vocalist Sara Ester Gredelj and Slovenian drummer Nina Korošak-Serčič. Their songs carry a strong message of love and hope, complemented by R&B and jazz grooves.

21:00 Čedahuči at Town Stage / Free entry
         Slovenian folksters
Slovenian folksters, as they were creatively named by the music editors of RTVSLO, gathered in the spring of 2022 in a renewed line-up. After a successful June concert in Švicarija in Ljubljana, they are now preparing an indie folk evening in Kamnik, bringing with them the fresh wind of contemporary Slovenian music production.

21:00 I'm Your Man at Cinema Stage / Free entry
         romantic comedy
Alma is a scientist employed at the famous Pergamon Museum in Berlin. In order to secure funding for her research, she agrees to participate in an unusual experiment. She will have to live with a humanoid robot for three weeks, which is supposed to transform into Alma's ideal partner during this time.

22:00 Eleutheria (Netherlands, Slovenia) at Evening Stage / 5 EUR *
         Rotterdam-Kamnik connection
The jazz quartet operating in Rotterdam is the project of Teja Poljanšek. Drawing inspiration from modern jazz, as well as pop, folk and singer-songwriter music, the musicians experiment with more complex rhythmic and harmonic elements and find ways to integrate this into a natural and organic sound. With a great emphasis on the lyrics and message of the songs, all members of the group play an equal role, and the dynamic compositions and interesting interpretation contribute to the group's sincerity and freshness.

* The entrance fee applies to both concerts in the Creative District Barutana (Barutana stage and Evening stage), which take place on the same day.


Tuesday, 9 August 2022

20:30 Hamo & Tribute 2 Love at Barutana Stage / 10 EUR *
         where love is played
The year 2022 is a special year – the year of love. Hamo & Tribute 2 Love carries love already in their name, and in their music, they mix the gentle search for this so familiar, but at the same time so elusive and complicated emotion with passion, eternal rock and blues. Convincing, sincere, energetic, emotional and dynamic concerts are one of the key assets of the band, which undoubtedly belongs to the first ranks of Slovenian rock music.

21:00 Dixie Shock Band at Town Stage / Free entry
         dixieland party
The six-member band of seasoned and academically trained musicians plays the legendary, happy and fun dixieland music – this is the music that comes from the city of New Orleans in the south of the USA. The line-up of instruments consists of clarinet, trumpet, trombone, banjo, tuba and drums

21:00 Belfast at Cinema Stage / Free entry
 A nine-year-old boy must chart a path towards adulthood through a world that has suddenly turned upside down. His stable and loving community and everything he thought he understood about life is changed forever but joy, laughter, music and the formative magic of the movies remain.

22:00 Kokosy at Evening Stage / 10 EUR *
         the young hopes of a new wave of local bands
A 4-dimensional being of a predominantly musical nature.

* The entrance fee applies to both concerts in the Creative District Barutana (Barutana stage and Evening stage), which take place on the same day.


Wednesday, 10 August 2022

20:30 Shining (Norway) at Barutana Stage / 15 EUR *
         a jazz-metal treat from the north
Prodigious, prolific and instinctively rebellious, Jørgen Munkeby is the unique creative force behind Norway’s legendary jazz-metal warriors Shining. A cacophonous but irresistible blend of wonky riffs, shrieking sax and deeply progressive sonic ideas, it firmly established Munkeby’s crew as a major force in the metal world, while drawing in fans from all manner of obscure and perverse cultural enclaves. They will perform their epoch-shattering Blackjazz album in full at this year's festival Kamfest.

21:00 Lusterdam at Town Stage / Free entry
         top ear balm and eye rest
Post-rock and guitar pop with a touch of grunge and country flows through the veins of Lusterdam. You will be able to practice your dance steps to their well-known hits from one of the best Slovenian albums Lepo mi gordnjaš. To make the night colorful and the morning coffee full of new stories, the musicians of Lusterdam will also present you some warm and fresh compositions that they are preparing for their next album.

21:00 The Space Among Us at Cinema Stage / Free entry
         youth film
The story revolves around 14 year old Canadian Tobi, who comes to Slovenia on summer holidays with his mother Kristina, who is about to have an important art exhibition in her hometown. Tobi is not excited to spend a summer away from his father and his friends. The situation gets even worse when a local gang starts to bully him because of his skin color. The only positive thing around is a free spirited girl named Tjaša, who leads Tobi to an unusual encounter with retired, blind astronomer Herman.

22:00 Samuel Blues at Evening Stage / 15 EUR *
         raw and uncooked music
Young and versatile artist Samuel Blues plays original songs, delta-blues, grunge and heavier rhythms. He is considered one of the most virtuoso, original and talented musicians in the younger ranks of the Slovenian music scene. He has presence on stage, and he beats his home-made musical instrument with his foot.

* The entrance fee applies to both concerts in the Creative District Barutana (Barutana stage and Evening stage), which take place on the same day.


Thursday, 11 August 2022

20:30 Vazz at Barutana Stage / 15 EUR *
         a dance bomb not to be missed
The versatile Ljubljana artist Mark Jacob Cavazza aka Vazz has been in musical waters since early childhood, when he discovered his passion for rap through writing poetry. With the rapid and high-quality development of music production and superb songwriting, Vazz is undoubtedly one of the leading faces of the new rapper generation. To top it off, his live performance is spiced up with the refreshing energy of bassist Peter Smrdel and drummer Žiga Smrdel.

21:00 Wild Strings Trio + Godalkanje Fiddle Gang at Town Stage / Free entry
         a collision of three musicians and musical cultures
Wild Strings Trio acquires new dimensions with the project in collaboration with the band Godalkanje Fiddle Gang. Incredibly talented and persistent violinists bring a new epic dimension and breadth to the trio's already recognizable sound. The detailed arrangements express a lot of exuberance and virtuosity, while at the same time leaving enough room for individuality and improvisation.

21:00 Bitch, A Derogatory Term for a Woman at Cinema Stage / Free entry
         alter comedy
Young painter Eva smokes, drinks, parties, occasionally takes drugs and can't find inspiration for painting. She finds herself in a strange relationship with her mentor, her best friend is moving to Berlin, she doesn't get paid for working in a bookstore, and to top it all off, her period is already three months late. She realizes that she needs to change his lifestyle and turns to a web browser for help.

22:00 SBO at Evening Stage / 15 EUR *
         Les Enfants Terribles of the domestic trap scene
Weirdness and alienation are stigmas that SBO acquired as the avant-garde of Ljubljana's trap youth from the very beginning. Their uncompromising appearance and insensitive expressiveness resonated as bass punk for the internet generation. Under the pseudonym SBO hides the original name of the band – DEATH OF GOD AND CHILD – which resonated on our scene together with the global popularization of trap.

* The entrance fee applies to both concerts in the Creative District Barutana (Barutana stage and Evening stage), which take place on the same day.


Friday, 12 August 2022

20:30 Nemeček (Croatia) at Evening Stage / 10 EUR *
         a Balkan wall of sound created by some misfits
Nemeček presents us with a hypnotic and noisy rock interpretation of folk music with an intense and atmospheric character. With the help of Slavonian tambourines and modern magic, the band builds monumental Balkan walls of sound that remind of the old times, but at the same time hint at the future. Last year, the guys released the album Prokletije, a psychedelic dedication to the cultural heritage of this part of Europe through a noise filter.

21:00 Mestna godba Kamnik at Town Stage / Free entry
         local music performer with tradition and quality
With its more than 174-year band tradition, Mestna godba Kamnik shapes the musical culture in Kamnik. In fact, we can't imagine major and minor events in our municipality, where we wouldn't hear the sounds of their instruments. In their ranks, they unite around 40 members of all ages, who have one thing in common – a love for music, socializing and creating music together.

21:30 Holy Other (United Kingdom) + Pedro Maia (Portugal) at Barutana Stage / 10 EUR *
         a cross-genre collaboration with the Sonica festival
Lieve is the long-awaited second album from British electronic music producer Holy Other. Using the acoustics of the Bidston Observatory on the Isle of Wirral in England – a cavernous basement and geometrically perfect wooden dome – Holy Other recorded and re-sampled the material that became the foundation of the album. Together with the respected experimental filmmaker Pedro Maia, they will interweave it into a stunning sound-visual image.

* The entrance fee applies to both concerts in the Creative District Barutana (Barutana stage and Evening stage), which take place on the same day.


Saturday, 13 August 2022

20:30 Repetitor (Serbia) at Barutana Stage / 10 EUR *
         a wall of high-voltage sound will descend upon us
Repetitor, a garage rock/post-punk trio from Belgrade, Serbia, are undoubtedly one of the most prominent young bands from the Balkans. Repetitor faithfully carved their signature sound, a blend of heavy rock'n'roll, post-punk and everything in between. They deliver songs of cross-genre ecstasy, packed in a powerful, rocking-your-guts-out interplay of instruments, vocals and the distinctive wall of sound they create together. 

21:00 Noreia at Town Stage / Free entry
         Celtic moods from Slovenian woods
A band of five experienced musicians plays traditional Irish, Scottish and Breton tunes, but not always in a completely traditional way! Recently, they have been actively combining the »Celtic« tradition with their own heritage – Slovenian folk music, which creates a unique and recognizable sound.

22:00 Haiku Garden at Evening Stage / 10 EUR *
         pioneers of Slovenian shoegaze
Ljubljana shoegaze / neo-psychedelic band plays loud and noisy guitar music with a touch of pop. The band consists of Anže Knez, Klemen Tehovnik, Matevž Bitenc and Luka Flegar, and they are supported live by the dreamy visuals of the fifth member Kristina. On the new, long-awaited second album Loose Contacts / Tense Present, with faster rhythms and a more intense sound image, Haiku Garden combines the influences of shoegaze, postpunk, krautrock and noise even more supremely.

* The entrance fee applies to both concerts in the Creative District Barutana (Barutana stage and Evening stage), which take place on the same day.