Welcome to Kovanda's Czech Band Home Page!
We are a traditional Czech Brass Band featuring Euphoniums and an Eb Clarinet! And, of course, trumpets, Bb Clarinets, trombone, percussion and tuba. We are happy to present for your enjoyment the Old World tradition of the large Czech Brass Band.
Visit our page on Facebook.
See us on YouTube at
Eddie Kosar's channel.
You can also search YouTube for us or
for Christiana or for
Remembering Robert Ermis.
Read a brief history of our band,
or view or download our group photo.
You can obtain recordings of our band and see
listings of the song titles for each recording.
We have a schedule of upcoming appearances.
And for history buffs, our performance schedules from previous years:
We also have a few links to other Czech and Polka music related web sites.
If you would like more information about our band, if you would like us to appear at your festival, or if you would like to make a tax-deductible donation to help support authentic Czech music, please contact us:
Upcoming appearances by Kovanda's Czech Band! If you're making travel (or other) plans and want to be certain of correct information, please feel free to contact us for the latest schedule information. Or view a printer-friendly schedule or a large print schedule.
March 21, 2015 (Third Saturday)
31st Annual Czech Heritage Festival, Louisiana Czech Heritage Association
We play 1PM-5PM.
April 11, 2015 (Saturday)
Centennial celebration of the Czech language being taught at the University of Texas!
We perform 6pm-8pm for the celebration in the enclosed outdoor courtyard. The symposium is 10am-5pm, followed by dinner at 5pm and the celebration at 6pm.
Admission is free with RSVP. Information on how to RSVP can be found
here or phone 1-866-722-8530.
Glickman Conference Center in the brand-new
College of Liberal Arts Building (CLA), University of Texas campus, Austin, Texas.
Sponsored by the Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies and the Texas Chair in Czech Studies. Co-hosted by the Czech Educational Foundation of Texas.
UT campus east mall area map showing the CLA building.
UT Campus visitor parking map and information
April 19, 2015 (Sunday)
Harris County Chapter, Czech Heritage Society of Texas
Spring Fest, SPJST Lodge 88, 1435 Beall St., Houston, Texas
We play 11AM-2:45PM
June 28, 2015 (4th Sunday)
17th Annual Church Celebration
We play 11:00AM-12:30PM for the Fayetteville Brethren Church
The event is located at the Ellinger Chamber of Commerce Hall, Ellinger, Texas
September 6, 2015 (Sunday)
Sacred Heart Catholic Church Picnic
Knights of Columbus Hall, Hallettsville, Texas
We play 11AM-1PM.
October 17, 2015 (Saturday)
The Austin Czech Historical Association 21th Annual Český Večer (Czech Night)
St. Louis King of France Catholic Church,
7601 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78757.
We play 6:30pm-10:30pm in the dining hall.
November 14, 2015 (Saturday)
Czech Heritage Society of Texas (CHST)
Fall State Membership Meeting, hosted by the
Galveston County Chapter CHS
1912 Winnie Street, Galveston Texas 77550
We play 12:00 noon to about 4pm
See our complete 2015 calendar