Nogaband (SVK)

Saturday, November 11, 2023 / 8 p.m.
SKCNS Fabrika (Despot Stefan Boulevard 5)

The concert is organized with the support of Sounds of Europe, the Ministry of Culture, Slovak Arts Council and the City of Novi Sad.


Nogaband (photo: Jakub Jančo)

NOGABAND is a musical ensemble led by violinist and ethnomusicologist Michal Noga. The group reconstructs and revives old styles of Slovak folk music, and Michal Noga, in addition to leading this group, also works as a lecturer and organizer of music workshops.

In 2020, the band released their debut album Stopy, which won the Radio_Head Award as Album of the Year (2020) in the World Music/Folk genre category. Nogaband was the first Slovak group to find its own, 22nd place on the October 2020 top list of the prestigious Transglobal World Music Chart panel. In addition, they were ranked high on the World Music Charts Europe panel lists several times in a row.

The album Stopy was also very positively evaluated in the famous British magazine Songlines, and the music was also broadcast on BBC radio and other foreign media.

The concert of the Nogaband at the Pocket Globe will be their premiere appearance in Serbia!

In addition to the Nogaband concert, Mihal Noga will hold a lecture “Rich and vital, old music of Slovakia” the day before, which is in English, free and open to all who are interested.

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