Vaclav Havelka


While spending his youth on the geographical and cultural frontiers of the Czech Republic, Havelka with his hard working DIY aesthetics soon found himself on the frontiers of the Czech indie music scene. Among other projects he’s the most profound in the past ten years as the singer songwriter for one of the most successful Czech bands, Please The Trees. Havelka released so far four records with PTT, two of which the band made in the US. Fifth, made in San Francisco, is coming out in the Fall 2017. Havelka also composes music for theater productions, screen music for motion pictures, hosts his own show on alternative station Radio Wave, works at production of festivals such as Colours Of Ostrava and others. As part of the promotion company Scrape Sound brings leading international alternative artists, such as Mark Lanegan, Steve Gunn, The Afghan Whigs, Swans, Mudhoney and Bonnie “Prince” Billy, to the Czech Republic. Havelka is an agent for booking and artist management agency Bumbum Satori. He also tour manages artists(such as Akron/Family, The Butthole Surfers, Sleeping People, Father John Misty etc.)for Nomads Of Prague backline and van rental company based in Prague.

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