Muzicka

Arts & Culture
4:02 pm
Fri July 12, 2013

Czech Folk Ensemble Taps Into Pittsburgh's Past

Members of Muzicka, sporting Terrible Towels, prepare to play in Squirrel Hill.
Credit Margaret J. Krauss / 90.5 WESA

Making music is to Czechs what barbecueing is to Americans, a means of coming together.

This week a traditional Czech folk ensemble is performing throughout Pittsburgh and tapping into the region’s past.

If your idea of folk music is a particularly soulful rendition of “Oh, Susanna,” or perhaps the “Wabash Cannonball,” prepare yourself for a paradigm shift.

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