Prague has seen many memorable concerts over the years by international artists and a few which were legendary. This week, American heavy metal and thrash metal band Metallica was in town on the European leg of their world tour. Not only did the two-hour concert get stellar ratings, the band’s Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett made Czech music history when they performed Jožin z bažin by comedian Ivan Mládek and Banjo Band.
Czech and Scottish military bands performed at Prague Castle on Friday on
the occasion of British Day celebrations.
The event, which is part of the Festival of British Culture, is organised by the British Embassy in Prague. It was attended by Czech Defence Minister Karla Šlechtová and British Ambassador Nick Archer.
The Czech Army band has presented part of its programme for the 2018 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, which will be part of the celebrations marking the 100th anniversary of the foundation of Czechoslovakia.
Many people don’t know that the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra is one of the oldest leading Czech orchestras. It was founded only three years after the creation of Czech Radio in 1923 and it is currently celebrating its 91st season. I talked to Jakub Čížek, the Director of the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra about their ongoing season and began by asking him about the orchestra’s mission.
Massive interest in purchases of Rolling Stones concert tickets for a
Prague performance caused the sales server to collapse.
The booking site collapsed under the pressure within minutes of opening for business on March 9. Buyers had to be redirected to a second site where they were warned that they might have to wait in line for up to two hours.
The Rolling Stones are due to play in Prague as part of their No Filter tour on July 4.
The band set a Czech record in 1995 when around 130, 000 attended their Prague performance in a sports stadium.
The legendary rock band The Rolling Stones will perform in Prague on July 4
of this year, the company Echo Promotion confirmed on Monday. The band –
Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood – performed
five times before in the former Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic.
The concert, at Prague’s Letňany airport, is part of the European leg of
the bands No Filter tour.
Advance ticket sales are to begin on March 9. A maximum eight tickets will be available per transaction.
Jamaican singer, songwriter and actress Grace Jones is set to appear at
this year’s Colours of Ostrava festival, the organizers announced on
The festival, one of the biggest events of its kind in Central Europe will take place between June 18 and 21. Among the guests who will appear in the north Moravian city is the British singer-songwriter George Ezra and the English punk-rock duo Slaves.
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