BalKanKan: 21st September 2012
BalKanKan features Sanjuro (live), The Great Malarkey (live), DJ Shefitza. So prepare yourself for a thrilling Balkan Beats experience with Balkan, gypsy, ska, punk and world music.
The event will take place in Ginglik, London from 7pm-3am.
BalKanKan is a night of Gypsy madness with the best Balkan Beat DJs and gypsy dancers!
The Great Malarkey is a band made up of all sorts of musical instruments such as trumpet, violin, accordion, bass and drums. The band performs an eclectic fusion of world music from Eastern European, latin, blues and punk to folk music. In early 2011 they released EP Merry Profits. Their eagerly-anticipated debut album The Case Of The Badly-Stuffed Animals is due for completion and release through ClearCut Records. Here is your chance to see them live!
Sanjuro are based in London and playing an exhilarating mix of rock, folk, gygpsy, ska, punk and tango.
DJ Shefitza is the original Balkan girl and warns that her music is not for the fainthearted. Expect anything from traditional gypsy brass to ska!
Check out WMN's The Rough Guide To Gypsy Revival for an introduction to gypsy music.
Across the globe, Gypsy music is thriving. Today’s leading Roma musicians connect with the ancestral power of an outcaste culture, raiding their roots and fusing them with contemporary sounds.
Check out a music video by The Great Malarkey Merry Profits.
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