Guitar1From classical to bluegrass, and traditional to modern, the Czech and Slovak Cultural Center of Minnesota organizes and promotes variety of concerts for Czech and Slovak community.

We have organized or participated in following concerts:

  • Čechomor
  • Plastic People of the Universe
  • SlovCzech Trio
  • Graffe Quartet
  • Druhá Tráva
  • Podkrkonošský Band

Malina Brothers Concert

Posted by on Aug 15, 2016 in Events, Musical Performances | Comments Off on Malina Brothers Concert

Malina Brothers Concert

Come and hear this wonderful Czech folk/bluegrass band on Saturday, September 17th , at a house concert in Inver Grove Heights, MN. The concert will be in a very relaxed environment where you can listen to a wonderful guitar, banjo, base and violin music and meet like-minded people from Czech, Slovak and other cultural backgrounds.

 

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Druhá Tráva is back!

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Druhá Tráva is back!

The Czech & Slovak Cultural Center of Minnesota is sponsoring a house concert with Druhá Tráva in Inver Grove Heights on Saturday, September 26th at 7PM.

Druha Trava in Concert

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Druha Trava in Concert

Join us on September 19 for a performance by the Czech bluegrass band Druha Trava!

Druhá Tráva Returns to Minnesota this November!

Posted by on Oct 26, 2013 in Musical Performances | Comments Off on Druhá Tráva Returns to Minnesota this November!

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Druhá Tráva is a band from the Czech Republic that tours the U.S. annually. Their music is a refreshing mix of folk, country, and rock, with bluegrass influences.

Druhá Tráva has recorded numerous albums (in both English and Czech), “opened” for the U.S. President when he spoke at Prague Castle, and in 2012, Druhá Tráva won another Czech Grammy.

For a preview of their music, check out their discography.

Come see the legendary Czech band in concert on Saturday, November 2nd at Armatage Elementary Auditorium!

 

 

 

Maria Mačošková In Concert

Posted by on Aug 25, 2013 in Musical Performances | Comments Off on Maria Mačošková In Concert

In Concert

Maria Mačošková

with

Beata Begeniová-Fedoriouk

 acclaimed Carpatho-Rusyn Folk Singers from Eastern Slovakia

 

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This is the first time the two songstresses will appear together in almost 20 years, having sung at various cultural events in their native Slovakia previously – but never before have the two appeared together in the United States.

Time:

Saturday, September 14, 7:00 pm

Location:

Edison High School
700 22nd Ave. N.E.
Minneapolis, MN  55418

Tickets:

Regular Admission: $20

Seniors & Students: $15

Tickets available at www.rusynprojects.org

or call 1-888-71TICKETS

 

 

Performances: Vladislav Bláha American Tour

Posted by on Apr 19, 2013 in Musical Performances | Comments Off on Performances: Vladislav Bláha American Tour

Internationally renowned Czech guitarist Vladislav Bláha, an inspiration to musicians, will present a concert as part of his American tour. He will perform classical and international guitar masterworks at the Saint Paul Public Library.

Vladislav Bláha studied at the Brno Conservatoire with Arnost Sadlik before going to the F.Liszt College of Music in Weimar, Germany, where he graduated as a student of Roland Zimmer.In 2004 he received Doctor of Arts degree after study on the Academy of Music in Bratislava, Slovakia. In 2009 he got docent of guitar on Janacek Academy of Music, Brno. Masterclasses with Costas Cotsiolis, Abel Carlevaro and, with the aid of British Council Fellowship, study in England with Gordon Crosskey (Royal Northern College of Music) and John W.Duarte in London completed his formal learning.

When: Sunday, April 21st, 2:00p.m.

Where: Saint Paul Public Central Library, 90 West Fourth Street, Saint Paul, MN

 

Visit http://vlblaha.sky.cz for more information about Vladislav Bláha and his music.

Performances: Vladislav Blaha

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Concert: Vaclav Blaha

Performances: SlovCzech Concert at Black Dog Coffee and Wine Bar

Posted by on Feb 23, 2013 in Musical Performances | Comments Off on Performances: SlovCzech Concert at Black Dog Coffee and Wine Bar

SlovCzech brings you the sounds of eastern and central europe by taking traditional folk songs and reformulating them into modern high-energy melodic sounds. We play many Czech, Slovak, and gypsy flavored songs. You might even notice a few celtic inspired tunes in our playlist. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself temped to dance. Come join us for a night of culture and fun!

When: Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 8:00PM
Where: The Black Dog Coffee and Wine Bar, 308 Prince St, St Paul, MN 55101, USA


Source: http://blackdogstpaul.com/events/news-348.shtml

Performances: SlovCzech at Schmitt Music Edina

Posted by on Mar 30, 2012 in Musical Performances | 1 comment

Join us for a FREE performance by local folk rock band Slovczech, featuring Schmitt Music Edina teacher Aurora Adamson.

Thursday, April 12 at 7pm – Schmitt Music Edina

SLOVCZECH is a group of musicians, who love to share joy of Central and Eastern European folk music. The band started in 2008 in Minneapolis. It initially focused on dance music, which would serve Czech and Slovak communities in Midwest US. Click HERE for more information about the band.

Performances: Meet and Support Local Band

Posted by on Feb 17, 2012 in Musical Performances | 2 comments

SLOVCZECH is a group of musicians, who love to share joy of Central and Eastern European folk music. The band started in 2008 here in Minneapolis. It initially focused on dance music, which would serve Czech and Slovak communities in Midwest US.

Gradually, the band profiled into more concert oriented, modern sounding folk rock formation, heavily influenced by central european bands Cechomor, Dikanda and Kroke.

SLOVCZECH currently features:

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Aurora Adamson
– fiddle, mandolin and vocal

Petr Bachan
– guitar, keyboards and vocal

Jozef Klobusnik
– accordion and vocal

Lubor Manolov
– guitar and vocal

 

 

SLOVCZECH band also regularly features children from Czech and Slovak families, who play and sing during occasions – St. Nicholas, Christmas and Easter.

During last 3 years, SLOVCZECH performed several times at  Festival of Nations, St. Paul, MN; Minnesota Sokol Days; Dozinky Days in New Prague,MN; Cedar Rapid BrewNost and Milwaukee Sokol. SLOVCZECH also  performed solo concerts at Harriet Lake Band Shell as a part of Twin Cities Music in the Park summer series.

SLOVCZECH will be performing in March during new Edina Schmitt music opening and it may be also occasionaly seen playing at some of Twin City venues.

Come and join us to support this great local band!