Croatia’s Newest Festival, Beats, Beer and Boogaloo, To Launch This Summer


Nestled along the beautiful Adriatic coastline a brand new festival will emerge. Nick and Charlotte Colgan from The Garden and The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Club are pleased to reveal Beats, Beer and Boogaloo, Croatia’s newest festival for 2017. Beats, Beer and Boogaloo will take place July 13-17th, 2017 at The Garden Resort.

The festival is a unique fusion of craft beers from around the world and a lineup of funky live music and DJs. The family-friendly festival will feature boat parties, club nights at the legendary Barbarella’s, street food, tutored drinks tasting, a carnival procession through the streets of Tisno, and so much more! Beats, Beer and Boogaloo is aiming to offer something that is truly unique for the entire region.

Garden Tisno Garden Tisno Beach Bar


The first round of artists will be announced during the week of March 6th. Pre-registration early bird tickets are £80 for the festival and two club nights at Barbarella’s, and they will go on sale Wednesday 1st March. Be sure to check their Website and Facebook page for updates!

The Visionaries Behind Beats, Beer and Boogaloo

Beats, Beer and Boogaloo is aiming to offer something that is truly unique for Croatia and the entire region. In fact, The Garden Festival was the original catalyst for the whole festival scene there. Nick and Charlott Colgan, the Garden Festival founders, instigated what is now one of the worlds most talked about dance music destinations. After their own festival concluded in 2015 they then launched their most ambitious project to date- building The Garden Brewery in Zagreb from scratch.

Garden Brewery

Craig is a legendary actor, host, and broadcaster and is one of UK’s most beloved Funk and Soul DJs. From Robot Wars to Red Dwarf, Craig has now grounded himself as a Funk & Soul icon after 10 years of broadcasting on BBC 6 Music with their primetime Saturday night show. Together they present Croatia’s brand new festival, Beats, Beer, and Boogaloo.

The idea for Beats, Beer and Boogaloo started when Nick and Charlotte invited Craig over to Zagreb for a DJ show when The Garden Brewery opened. Long chats followed as the beer flowed, and they came up with the idea of a brand new festival for the region. The combination of Craig wanting to do his own festival in the sun and Nick and Charlotte missing the buzz of producing The Garden Festival was too good for the guys to miss, and they set about planning Croatia’s newest festival for 2017.

Be sure to add this to your list for 2017!

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Rashae- FestPop Staff Writer

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