About festival

Groove Brno annually introduces music fans to the world’s and Czech top funk, soul and jazz musicians. Since 2007, almost twenty Grammy Award winners and countless nominees for this prestigious award have visited the usually autumn concert series. Concert events held at the Sono Music Club or Metro Music Bar have brought thousands of music fans from all over the country, including international fans, to the second largest city. 

Past editions have featured Grammy Award winners and international stars such as guitarist Victor Bailey, saxophonist Ernie Watts, one of the best jazz singers in the world today, Kurt Elling, drummer Brian Blade, Scott Colley, Fred Wesley, Antonio Sanchez and James Brown soloist Maceo Parker.

We already know the first names of this year’s 16th edition! Dirty Loops will visit the Metro Music Bar on April 15 and Fred Wesley & The New JB’s on May 18. The two club concerts are complemented by Tower of Power at Sono Music Club on July 17 and an exceptional double concert by Cory Wong + Judith Hill & B-Side Band, which will take place on July 20 in the open air at Mendl’s square.

Previous years