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VaNa MaZi + Balkan Kafana @ Inspecteur pingle Premire montralaise! VaNa MaZi + Balkan Kafana @ Inspecteur pingle Jeudi, le 17 septembre 2015, 21h00 la Taverne L'Inspecteur pingle (4051 Rue St-Hubert, Montral, QC H2L 4A7, Canada) Show 21h30 Contribution volontaire. VaNa MaZi (Austin, TX) Balkan Progcore/ Old Country Music from the new world. Blending sounds of East Asian and Eurasian origin with modern sensibility Combining Turkish and Balkan rhythms with playful break-beat enthusiasm with commonly alternative lyrical means of expression outside English speaking domains. http://VaNaMaZi.com/ Balkan Kafana (Montral, QC) Musique festive d'Europe de l'est. Balkan Kafana est un nouveau groupe musical multiculturel Montralais qui reprsente lunique atmosphre des clubs de nuit des Balkans. Leur rpertoire couvre des chansons et danses d'Europe de l'est, tziganes, bulgares, roumaines, serbes, hongroises, turques et macdoniennes. Depuis le dbut de l'anne 2014, ils ont jou rgulirement Montral, totalisant plus qu'une trentaine de spectacles. Leur approche artistique est authentique tout en ajoutant une touche moderne et irrsistiblement dansante. Balkan Kafana is a new multicultural montrealer band that represents the unique ambience of the Balkan night clubs. It's repertoire covers mostly Eastern European, Gypsy, Bulgarian, Romanian, Serbian, Hungarian, Turkish, and Macedonian songs and dances. Since the beginning of 2014, they have been playing regularly in Montreal, completing more than 30 shows. Their artistic approach and interpretation is authentic while adding a modern and irresistibly danceable touch. http://BalkanKafana.com/ vnement Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/674792169317359/
We're tentatively calling this a Dead Man's Carnival after party! What may or may not happen we can only guess!
Sounds Like: a Hawk and a Hacksaw, The Inheritance, Παπαγκίκα Μαρίκα / Papagkika Marika Fan Page, Theodosii Spassov, Beats Antique
Label: Nomadikos Records
Manager: Ian J. Everett/ Amanda Kitchens
Bio: We have been traveling nationally for the last 3 years playing mostly at festivals and outdoor events. Our music has been codified to the genre “ Eurasian Prog “ which is Eastern European and Gypsy music with a modern Folk/Rock intensity that is at the core just fun, groovy, dance music.
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“Vana Mazi’s lineup of tuba, accordion, acoustic guitar and combo drumkit immediately got my attention. I mean, you don’t see that instrumentation every day. At least I don’t. What got my attention even more was the wonderful eastern European/Balkan sounds these folks threw down. Vocally, Vana Mazi seems to hew to an English-never policy. Guitarist and lead vocalist Ian J. Everett not only has a really strong and appealing voice, dude has outstanding diction and authentic-sounding accents in several languages I do not speak. Their repetoire consists of songs that Everett collected during extensive travels fueled in part by a passion to learn music from other cultures. Aces accordionist Amanda Kitchens adds strong harmony vocals, and is a captivating frontline presence. Let’s also note that while everyone in the band has mad skilz, drummer Tim Maher is just absolutely sick. Dude is ill in the best possible sense.”