A Dynamic Power Trio performing on Multiple Instruments and Vocals, Covering a very wide variety of music and songs from old German Polkas and sing alongs, to current Country. Accordion (with Midi), Trumpet, Guitar, Violin, Drums and plenty of vocal harmonies can be heard from the group, with a strong groove and passion for what they do!The Europa Band was founded in February 1994, by Hans (John) Kolbrich & Milan Dvorecky in Orlando Florida. The Band has evolved into a nationally acclaimed group with a strong following of fans ages 5-95 from Montana to Miami and California to New York! Their largest performance venue is at the City of Orange, California's International Street Fair that has average attendance of 700,000 people over the 3 day Labor Day Weekend. They have performed to a wonderful and dedicated fan base there for 17 years in a row!
The Europa Band has a very active performing schedule of over 60 performances a year including a 35 date Oktoberfest tour, plus many Festivals, Hofbrau Beer Gardens, and Club Events from Orange County, CA to Miami, FL., Hershey PA to Mt. Angle OR. Europa specializes in German music for Oktoberfests & German Mardi Gras (Fasching/Karneval), Czech-Slovak Festivals, and general European Ethnic Club and International Night Events. "Polka Lives" is there Motto, and those that love polkas, young or old, will love the sound of the Accordion, Violin and The Europa Band's eclectic collection of over 350 songs. As one of their fan's was recently quoted saying "You never know what kind of song or style is coming next with this group!"
The band also performs in a concert “Show Case” settings for up to two hours of non-stop entertainment with band member Milan dressed as a roving Slovak Gypsy, and band member Johann dressed as a traditional Italian Pisano Accordionist, wandering through different European countries, performing some of the most loved folksongs. The Group has released a total of 4 CD's to show their diversity and wide range of musical styles, "Oktoberfest mit Europa" in 2006, "International Hits mit Europa", and "Deutsche Schlager mit Europa", both in 2008, and a "Live at Helen, GA Oktoberfest" CD, recorded during a 7 straight day performance schedule in October of 2009, and released in August, 2010.