Sunday, 15 April 2007

Jamboree 2007 at Strakonice, 25-6 May

The Municipal Cultural Centre of Strakonice, Czech Republic, announces that Jamboree 2007, the biggest bluegrass and country music festival in Central Europe, will be held at Strakonice (about 90 km south of Prague) on Friday 25 May and Saturday 26 May.

Friday: Riding Horse Scene, 4.00 p.m. 'The Legends': Tomáš Linka & Přímá Linka, Petr Kocman & the PK Band.

Friday: Summer Cinema Scene, 7.30 p.m. First main concert: Flashback, Reliéf, Radim Zenkl Quartet (USA), Eliška Ptáčková & Band, Light Cavalry, Modrotisk, Robert Křesťan & Druhá Tráva with special guest Andy Owens (USA).

Saturday: Riding Horse Scene, 10.30 a.m. 'Bluegrass Session No. 7': Wejlet, Giant Mountain Boys, Kvintet, Carrabina, Wyrton, Luňáčkové, Album, BG Company, Burizon, and others.

Saturday: Summer Cinema Scene, 4.00 p.m. Second main concert: Vabank Unit, Poutníci, Monogram, Blue Gate, Druhá Míza Vojty Zíchy, Nová Sekce, Madalen, Petr Kůs & Fámy, Petr Brandejs Band, Banjo Duo, Country Cocktail, Stráníci, Cop, Semtex.

Rosťa Čapek and Míša Leicht will be the MCs for both evening concerts, and Zdeněk Schwager will be MC for 'Bluegrass Session No. 7'. In the Free Area of the Jamboree there will be horse riding, dance shows, an exhibition of old American cars, and jam sessions. For further details (in the Czech language), see the Jamboree website.