Category Archives: Folk

Festivals during May and June in Slovakia and Czech

Festivaly SK: 1. May 2. – 30, 2014 Month of LGBTI history 2. May 17. – 18, 2014 – Rotenstein – historical fest 3. May 22. – 23, 2014 – Slovak Food Fest 2014 4. May 23, 2014 – Bažant … Continue reading

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Festivals in 2010

Maybe it’s so early, but here calendar of country and folk festivals in Slovakia: FEBRUARY 2010 Date Place Name Info February 12 Nova Bana Nova Bana Winter Folk Festival A review of non-professional guitar soloists MAY 2010 Date Place Name … Continue reading

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Country Competition

During all history of country music, there are and were many famous singers and music bands. Everybody knows some hitparade in every kind of music, as well in Country music. Every year there is official competition – Grammy Awards. It … Continue reading

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Festivals 2009 in Slovakia II.

     Welcome to Slovakia. Find your favourite festivals in August.Festivals in July in Slovaka Date Place Name Genre July 02 – August 09 2009 Bratislava Letné Shakespearovské slávnosti July 21 – August 21 2009 Trnava Letný kinematograf movie festival July 31 … Continue reading

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Festivals 2009 in Slovakia I.

     Welcome to Slovakia. This year is very rich for festivals. Here you can find lists of festivals in July with different genres Festivals in July in Slovaka Date Place Name Genre June 18 – September 06 2009 Bratislava Bratislavské Kultúrne … Continue reading

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Spiritual Kvintet II

Next reorganization of the group became with leaving of Karel Zich, in season 1973/74. Spirituál started to show with tramp group (later named Brontosauři) with brothers Jan and František Nedvěd and Zdenka Tosková. Next year leaved Jarka Hadrabová and came … Continue reading

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Spiritual Kvintet I

This music band was established in autumn time in 1960 by four members of Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, mainly by initiative of Ivo Mach, nick name Dědek (Granfather). It was man quartet. Members were Miroslav Keller (tenor – … Continue reading

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Waldemar Matuska IV

On Saturday, the country world lost one of his members, the famous and memorable singer Waldemar Matuška. He won recognition by his low and flannelly voice. Death cause was pneumonia and heart failure. He died on Florida, May 30, 2009, … Continue reading

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Folk Music Grammy Award 2009

The nominees for the 51st Annual Grammy Awards were announced on December 3, 2008 and the awards were awarded for winners in ceremonies on February 8, 2009. Best Bluegrass Album nominated: Cherryholmes – Cherryholmes III: Don’t Believe Del McCoury Band … Continue reading

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Andy Mullen – Folk Music’s New Bad Boy

It’s very difficult to find some information about himself. But I got something from two different visitors of blog. Please be kind to apologize this pure introduction of Andy. Thank you a lot. “Andy Mullen sports the rich baritone of … Continue reading

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