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:
- fiddle, mandolin and vocal
- guitar, keyboards and vocal
- accordion and vocal
- 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!