Old Photo of Man Playing Tuba Friends of Old World Music, a Texas non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, home of Kovanda's Czech Band, P. O. Box 79155, Houston, Texas 77279-9155

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 Robert Ermis.

Read a brief history of our band, or view or download our group photo. Read a delightful Houston Press article about us and our friends at Treemont Retirement Community, written by Jesse Sendejas, Jr.

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: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018.

We also have a few links to other Czech and Polka music related web sites. In memoriam, remembering Robert Ermis.

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:

Bookings or Schedule Information Recording sales or Donations

George or Kathryn Jolly
P. O. Box 271688
Houston, Texas 77277-1688
Telephone: (713) 728-3750


Steven Kutra
335 Hill Street
Sealy, Texas 77474
Telephone: (979) 885-7144

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.

September 24, 2017 (Sunday)
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Bazaar
We play 10:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-3:00pm
At the Sealy KC Hall
1310 Highway 90 West, Sealy, Texas 77474
October 8, 2017 (Sunday)
The Austin Czech Historical Association 23rd Annual Český Večer (Czech Night)
VFW Hall 8787, 500 VFW Rd, Austin, TX 78753.
Doors open 3pm, Dinner at 5pm (with Silent Auction), we play 6pm-9pm.
See the event flyer for ticket information and other details. No tickets sold at the door.
October 21, 2017 (Saturday)
CEFT William J. Hlavinka Fellowship 17th Anniversary Celebration
(private event)
Czech Educational Foundation of Texas
October 23, 2017 (Monday)
Octoberfest - 7pm-8:45pm
Treemont Retirement Community, upstairs
2501 Westerland Drive, Houston, Texas

See our complete 2017 calendar or look ahead to our 2018 calendar

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