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An Evening Under The Lights

Under the patronage and sponsorship of the Consulate General of the Republic of Slovenia in Cleveland and in corporation with Friends of the Slovenian National Home, Inc. (501c3), Slovenian Museum & Archives (501c3) And Center for Slovenian Studies (Cleveland State University) present: An Evening Under the Lights, A benefit concert by Vlado Kreslin. Featuring the First Unveiling of the 160-year old ...

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Avsenik Brothers’ Musical Oeuvre Published In New Book

A year after the death of legendary accordion player and composer Slavko Avsenik (1929-2015), a book documenting the musical oeuvre of both founders of the legendary Slovenian oompah music group Avsenik Brothers Ensemble, Slavko Avsenik and his brother Vilko, has been launched. Golden Sounds was written and edited by Aleksi Jercog, a long-time fan of their music, and published by ...

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Accordion Blowout: 34th Super Button Box Bash

On Sunday, April 10, National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame held 34th Super Button Box Bash at the Slovenian Society Home in Euclid. Visitors enjoyed more than sixty accordions, plus jam sessions throughout the day, from 1:00 to 9:00 p.m. The musical line-up includes these accordion greats: Anthony Culkar, Mary Lou Downs and Charlie Tomecek (Canada), Veseli Godci, Button Box Divas, ...

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Folkloric Reunion And Book Launch at Triglav Club in Sydney

Peter Krope, president of Triglav Club in Sydney invites to attend their Folkloric reunion and the Sydney book launch of the Anthology of Slovenian Musicians in Australia, which will take place on Sunday, March 20th. Listen below. Presentation of a new book Anthology of Slovenian Australian Musicians which is the culmination of six years research about the musicians of Slovenian ...

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The Story Of Jazz In Slovenia

When composer and conductor Bojan Adamič founded the first Slovenian jazz ensemble in the thirties of the last century, he also introduced jazz to Slovenians. They were so thrilled that the jazz musicians of the time became legends of Slovenian music. Bojan Adamič is definitely the most important name in those early days of jazz in Slovenia. Trumpet player, composer ...

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Ensemble Glasbe Biserov’s first tour Down Under!

Ensemble Glasbe Biserov’s first Australian tour began in Melbourne at the Slovenian Association Planica. They’ll also be visiting Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane and Adelaide. Band leader, Marko Štumperger and tour organiser, Irena A. Jernej spoke to us about the background of the band and the tour itself. Source: Radio SBS Australia

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28th Annual Polka Hall of Fame Awards Show

Polka Hall of Fame Honors Eddie Bucar and Dave Wolnik at Music Awards Show Gala, Saturday, November 28 2015 Key Center Marriott in Downtown Cleveland, Ohio. World Accordion Champion Denis Novato headlines the 28th annual Polka Hall of Fame Awards Show with Cleveland musicians Eddie Bucar and Dave Wolnik to be inducted, Saturday, November 28, 2015. The Awards Show gala is ...

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The Can Slo Fest was an outstanding success

The Can Slo Fest was an outstanding success. Despite the heat, the fest was well attended. Congratulations to the organizers of this musical feast. We were most professionally entertained! From the staging to the lighting to the crew’s strategic presence and, most resoundingly to the astounding musical talents on stage, this was a first on a level never before seen ...

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