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World / Middle Eastern / Bellydance Pittsburgh, PA  US
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Fire Dance (Ates Dansi)
Fire Dance (Ates Dansi)
Gul Ali
Gul Ali


Ishtar at Art of the Belly 2014


  • Sat

    Jun 6

    Mc Lean, VA, US | 3:00pm

    Turkish Festival in McLean VA! Ishtar will be playing in the afternoon 3-5pm. Stay tuned for details.

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  • Sat

    Jun 13

  • Sat

    Jun 27

    Pittsburgh, PA, US | 7:30pm

    BellyDance - BellyRock at the New Bohemian with Ishtar! As requested, OPEN FLOOR dance all night! BYO beer and/or wine. Hafla starts at 730 and ends at 10. Drummers are welcome to sit in on the second set, so bring your darbuka or riqq. All of us in Ishtar look forward to connecting with the dance and drummer community!

  • Fri

    Jul 3

    Pittsburgh, PA, US | 7:00pm

    Free art event. Ishtar and featured bellydancers will be performing at Los Sabrosos Dance Studio on 4900 Penn Ave.

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  • Fri

    Jul 17

    Pittsburgh, PA, US | 7:30pm

    The Haflacopter has landed on the NorthSide! Join Ishtar for a night of open floor dance on Friday July 17 at the New Bohemian. Get up and boogie! Dust off your dance moves from class! Try your hand at dancing to a live band.. All levels of dancers are welcome to have a good time. By popular request, the dancing is OPEN FLOOR all night! The hafla starts at 730pm. ALL AGES! Everyone bellydance! $10 cover for adults, $5 children under 12. Dancers in full costume - FREE! Drummers -bring your darbuka, djembe and/or riq to play with us during our second set. BYO - wine and beer only please. No corkage fees. New Bohemian 887 Progress St 15212 Right by the Heinz Lofts and the 16th Street Bridge. Note - cover charge is to defray the cost of renting the space.



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  • ALYSON (Artist)
  • Kelebek Beyaz (Fan)
    Kelebek Beyaz
    Phenomenal band-One of my faves to dance with.
  • Natalla y Los Suenos (Artist)
    Natalla y Los Suenos
    awesome music
  • Kevin Kess (Fan)
    Kevin Kess
    I came across you guys when I met your clarinet player on Google+. I had heard about you guys. But, I've yet to see you guys perform, though. I think I even subscribed to yo...
  • RINGWERM (Artist)
    Awesome grooves and sounds here, I'm glad to be a fan!
  • Ivy Sky (Artist)
    Ivy Sky
    Ishtar! I found you! Yeah...I love it all...everything you do. Big Love:-)



Melissa Murphey

Multi-Instrumentalist, Clarinet

Tom Estlack

Electric Guitar

Jeff Chmielarski


Ian Green


Julian Broughton


Amy Green



Sounds Like: Dick Dale, il Troubadore

Bio: Since 2006, Ishtar has been Pittsburgh's Vintage Bellydance Band. Ishtar is comprised of Melissa Murphey on clarinet and Jeff Chmielarski on electric bass, Ian Green on darbuka, Amy Green on saxophone and Tom Estlack on guitar. Guest stars on percussion: Julian Broughton and Ayleeza Quatrocchi on...See Full Bio

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Q: RastaMiles is looking for a great opening act for the Sonic Temple June 29th, Interested? Jah Bless

A: We are available. Email me at melissa.murphey91@gmail.com with details.

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