Praha Brothers

praha brothersThe Praha Bros. have been entertaining audiences throughout Texas since the band's formation in 1998. The Praha Bros. have performed at such notable events as Westfest, Ennis National Polka Festival, Czhilispiel, and Praha Prazska pout; at numerous church picnics, various celebrations, dances, and polka worship.

The Praha Bros. have an unmistakable sound and style to which they play popular Czech polka and waltzes. The band plays a wide variety of music not limited to polkas and waltzes; but also country & western, rhythm & blues, rock, pop, Latin and tejano as well. The Praha Bros. can be heard throughout Texas and a large part of the country on polka radio programs as well as the World Wide Web.

The Praha Bros. consist of David Fraga, trumpet; Billy Havlik, trumpet, tuba, vocals; Tom Jones, saxophone, guitar, vocals; Russell Kalkbrenner, bass guitar; newest member Bernard Strmiska, drums; and Henry Machicek, accordionist. The Praha Bros. are based out of Temple, Texas and the surrounding area.

The Praha Bros. released their first CD in 2000, self-titled "Praha Bros.", followed by a second release "Once Upon a Polka…" in 2003.

CLICK HERE to visit the Praha Brothers website.

Admission

Children 12 and under are FREE. One daily admission includes all participating halls: KJT, KC, and Sokol (Country admission is additional) Cash only at the door.
 ticketFRI., MAY 26... $9;
SAT., MAY 27... $13;
SUN., MAY 28... $10;
3 DAY - $29
DOWNTOWN ACTIVITIES... FREE

 ticketSAT., MAY 27: Bart Crow Country Concert with Special Guest, Ray Johnston Band
$15 Advanced /$18 Day of the Event

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