DECEMBER BALKAN BACCHANAL!

Another great line up, come by for the final show of 2014!

BERKELEY BALKAN BACCHANAL
Friday December 12, 2014
Balkalicious Fire Drive (11pm)
MWE (10pm)
Disciples of Markos (9pm)
Doors at 8:00pm, Music at 9:00pm
The Starry Plough (3101 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley)
Admission $10-15 sliding scale at the door ************************************************************

Begin the evening by traveling back in time to the smoke-filled night clubs of Athens! The Disciples of Markos continue to mine the incredible repertoire of 1930s Greek underworld music with the addition of vocalist Gregory Masaki Jenkins.

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One zurna, one davul, one saxophone, and two clarinets. MWE always kicks ass at the Bacchanal and you’ll be dancing when the band hits the floor to play in the middle of the dancers. Part Turkish marching band, part belly dance party band, MWE is a force of nature not to be missed!

MWE

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With searing instrumentals and sultry, gut-wrenching vocals soaring over hard-hitting grooves, Balkalicious Fire Drive rocks you with the raw and intoxicating energy, sound and spirit of the Balkans.  Band members are infused with long and vibrant histories from the Bay Area world music scene and beyond.  They are: Leslie Bonnett on vocals and violin; Stuart Brotman on bass; Shea Comfort on clarinet; Dennis Demakos on laouto and vocals, and Haig Kassabian on percussion.

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