Quarter Royale is primarily a blues band, but the sounds and styles of two of the band members’ native Bosnia can be easily detected in their music. Formed in 2012 by Tucson residents Hamdija Ajanovic (vocals, guitar) and Goran Miletic (drums), Quarter Royale brings together years of performing and recording experience, finding inspiration in traditional … Read more
The Arizona Balalaika Orchestra is a community orchestra that performs traditional folk music and songs from Ukraine, Poland, Russia, and other Slavic countries. The orchestra plays on classic folk instruments including the balalaika, domra, accordion, woodwinds and the gusli. Prior to covid, it gave annual concerts and performances, often joining with Tucson choral and folkdance … Read more
The Bouncing Czechs was formed in 1996 within the Tucson Czech-Slovak Club. Since then the band has grown in popularity and now performs throughout Arizona, playing European Polkas and Waltzes and many old time folk favorites. The band is an Oktoberfest highlight throughout Southern Arizona.