Promoter, musician, composer and lyricist. At the age of thirteen, he began actively performing mainly in the underground clubs of communist Czechoslovakia, and with his band Bez ladu a skladu he participated in the most important alternative music festivals in the country, starting with Rockfest 1986. The New York Times listed the band among the artists who contributed to the fall of the Iron Curtain. After the Velvet Revolution, the band began performing throughout Europe, ceasing activity in 1997.
In the same year, Michal Kaščák founded the Pohoda festival and is its director, curator and booker. Pohoda is an art festival where alternative, indie, electronic, world music and punk collide with classical, literature, dance, visual art, film and theatre. The festival creates a unique space for different cultures and world views to meet, and is a celebration of freedom and tolerance. In addition to the festival, the Pohoda team organises concerts and small festivals, such as “Home Well for the Homeless”.