What's On: August Nightlife

We select this month's top concerts

Expats.cz Staff

Written by Expats.cz Staff Published on 06.08.2013 15:55:29 (updated on 06.08.2013) Reading time: 2 minutes

The summer concert and festival season ends with a bang, with any one of these dynamic gigs offering the perfect last blast for everyone from bluegrass fans to electronica enthusiasts.

August 6: Harry Waters Quartet (UK)
Malostranská beseda, Prague
Piano and Hammond organ player Harry Waters will play in Prague just one day before his legendary father, Roger. More info: link.

August 7-10: Brutal Assault XVIII
Vojenská pevnost Josefov, Jaroměř
Four full days of high-voltage metal rock music provided by well known bands such as Anthrax, Carcass and Fear Factory. More info: link.

August 7: Robert Křesťan and Druhá tráva and Charlie McCoy 
Divadlo Na zábradlí, Prague 
If you like country music from the Appalachian mountains, you’ll definitely dig this bluegrass-country concert with a light touch of banjo.  

August 7: Roger Waters
o2 Arena, Prague 
Possibly a once-in-lifetime experience! We don’t need no education, We don’t need no thought control…but we definitely need to go to this concert!

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August 8: Open Air Festival 2013   
Letiště, Panenský Týnec 
Forget about the heat outside and wallow in three days of this multi-genre festival. Among the performers will be Skunk Anansies, Zrni, Underworld, and many others. More info: link.

August 12: Groundation (US)
Lucerna Music Bar, Prague 
Make the beginning of your week easier by spicing up Monday evening with this reggae-jazzy concert performed by the longstanding band Groundation.

August 13:  Regina Spektor (US)
Jízdárna Pražského hradu, Prague 
Sensitive yet realistic American singer-songwriter and pianist of Russian descent, Regina Spektor, will definitely make an ordinary summer evening extraordinary at Prague Castle.

August 14:  Aerodrome 2013
Výstaviště, Prague 
Check out leading international hitmakers such as System of a Down, Flogging Molly, and Killswitch Engage. More info: link.

August 15: Open Air Festival Trutnov 
Trutnov 
A festival of free spirits with a longstanding tradition in the Czech Republic.

August 15: Front Line Assembly (CAN) + Haujobb (DE)  
Lucerna Music Bar, Prague
Electrify your night with two landmark bands from the electronic music circuit.

August 20: Glen Hansard (IRL)   
Jízdárna Pražského hradu, Praha 
An accomplished songwriter, singer of moving folk-rock music, and Oscar-winner for the soundtrack to the movie Once.

August 23: Eurotrialog Musicfest Mikulov
Amfiteátr, Mikulov 
Another long-running standout music festival with legendary Czech bandslike Zrni, Muzha, Ploetime, Lili Marlene. More info: link.

August 24: Dan Bárta & Illustratosphere 
Vyšehrad, Prague
One of the most famous voices in the Czech Republic recently appeared as a guest performing at this summer’s Bobby McFerrin concert.

August 28: Čechomor 
Bez Zábradlí Theatre, Prague
Do not miss the group that’s known as the favourite band of Czech playwright and former president Václav Havel.

August 30: Rock for Church(ill) 2013 
Myslivna, Vroutek
Bring the summer to a close with this great festival featuring artists like The Qemists, The Herbaliser, Che Sudaka, The Motivs, and many others!

What concerts are you looking forward to this month? Let us know through the comments section below!

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