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Sounds Like: Gogol Bordello, Manu Chao, System of a Down
Manager: Chris Paul
Bio: Born in the NYC underground scene, an eclectic group of musicians and noise makers with a Balkan Family Nomad Punk Rock vortex. Fluent in acoustic and rooftop taring sweaty electric crowd unifying performances. Ripping guitars, heavy bass and drums, irreverent violin and trumpets and attention gr...See Full Bio
“April’s “Know Your Audience” Award GOES TO…. BAD BUKA! Now, I know what you’re thinking — what’s a Buka, and what’s so bad about them?? The answer(s) are: I don’t know, and nothing. But whatever it is, they sure know how to put on a live show, there is no question about THAT. I saw them play at Radio Bushwick... Right before Bad Buka’s set, a blond girl wearing a “Bad Buka” shirt walks in, yelling, “EVERYONE, GET READY FOR BAD BUKA! PUT YOUR HANDS TOGETHER!” So the show starts - a clear night of high-energy gypsy rock was ahead. The room was packed, and everyone was ready to dance. After a couple of songs to get the crowd into it and involved, the girls took it a step further -... they run into the audience with bright yellow chalk...Whether the audience likes it or not, they are involved - and lets face it, everyone liked it....Song after song of music you couldn’t help but dance to ensued - everyone was up and dancing the entire time thus far ....r”