Category Archives: Czech

Waldemar Matuska III

     Many his songs became popular and most of them I have on LP or single. I listen them as small child and maybe I was one of his youngest fans. I have still photo album with all news and photos … Continue reading

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Waldemar Matuska II

     In Czechoslovakia, there was very popular competition named Zlatý slavík (Golden Warbler). Waldemar won it twice, in 1962 and 1987, and few times he was on second position. His popularity grew up. As he said one time, he had never … Continue reading

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Waldemar Matuska I

     What all in the field of music we could lose if he would stay in glasshouse? And what so nice glass products we lost, when he decided to go on singer’s road? I hope you agree with me, the second … Continue reading

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Fešáci

     This band has already been popular a few tenth years. And only a few bands had so many past members as it. Everybody in this area know names as Michal Tučný, Tomáš Linka, Petr Novotný, Pavel Brűmer, Hanka Horecká, etc. … Continue reading

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Pavel Bobek

     The Legend of music. We can compare him with Johnny Cash.Pavel Bobek is absolute professional in Czech music scene, without discussion. He has sang many different music styles, the most of his musical material is in country style. He was … Continue reading

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Festivals in Slovakia and Czech (Part 3)

PORTA The legend of country and folk festivals in past Czechoslovakia. Many famous artists started there such as Rangers, Greenhorns, Michal Tučný, Jaroslav Nohavica, etc.      History of this famous festival started in 1967 in Ústí nad Labem. The first name … Continue reading

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Festivals in Slovakia and Czech (Part 2)

In previous post I wrote about country festivals in Slovakia. In this post, I´d like to introduce you next festivals in Slovakia. In the end I bring you calendar of must known country and folk festivals in Slovakia, together with … Continue reading

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Festivals in Slovakia and Czech (Part 1)

     Maybe festivals here in Slovakia aren’t as huge as in US, but you can also feel great atmosphere there. Main season of festival starts in April and the end is usually on the last August weekend. The weather comes better, … Continue reading

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Javory – Ulrychovi

     This band is legend of the folk music in Slovakia and Czech. The head protagonists are siblings – brother and sister (Peter and Hana Ulrych). Peter Ulrych      He was born in February 21, 1944 in Hradec Králové (Czech).After high school … Continue reading

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Greenhorns

     What that name means? I know, you smile now, you can explain it. Of course, I know meaning of it too. In our language it’s something like green ear, little pheasant, beginner, amateur. Stop, stop, stop. If you listen them, … Continue reading

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