Czech Bluegrass Virtuosos in New York

Druha Trava
Druha Trava
New York (New York), USA – Druha Trava will be performing Wednesday, June 7, at 7:30pm at Makor.
Tickets are $15/$18. Makor is located at 35 W. 67th St. (at Central Park West), NYC 10023. Phone: +1212.601.1000.

Druha Trava is a wonderfully individual band from the Czech Republic that performs new acoustic world music with bluegrass influences. They use a typical bluegrass complement of instruments, though at times the banjo player will also pick up a clarinet or Irish whistle. This along with the versatility of the dobro player helps create much of their interesting sound.

Singer and writer Robert Krestan has been recognized with numerous honors in his
home country in both bluegrass and country music. He has been “Male Vocalist of the Year” at the Banjo Jamboree Festival numerous times and has been awarded “Country Artist of the Year” by the Czech Music Academy on several occasions.

Their albums have been released by Good Day Records, Compass Records, and
Universal.

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. He was also the executive producer of the first Latino feature film made in North Carolina titled “Los sueños de Angélica.”.

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