Berber Diffusion / Shkembe Soup / Balamouk / Sinruido
Fri 24 May
Put on your dancing shoes for a night of infectious and exotic rhythms at Paper Dress Vintage! Four fantastic live bands plus after the live music Deckore will be spinning tropical disco, afro-funk and jazz scorchers from around the world till late!
Advance tickets £7 via the Facebook event page. Here’s the live line-up:
Berber Diffusion create captivating Moroccan Berber/Amazigh music utilising traditional instruments, their impressive rhythms and spellbinding melodies conjuring the exotic and enticing sounds of the Sahara. Each time they play they never fail to get people dancing!
SHKEMBE SOUP is a troupe of musicians and dancers who perform a concoction of delicious Arabic, Turkish and Romani gypsy music with a rock & roll twist and swirling dance. The 12-piece band features djembe and darbuka drums, violin, mandolin, flute, accordion, guitar, recorder and vocals. The music is eclectic and vibrant, encompassing 14th century Andalusian songs, 80’s Arabic pop, songs from Egypt, Hungary and well-loved retro pop, rock and folk classics such as ‘Those Were The Days’ by Mary Hopkin and ‘Paint It Black’ by The Rolling Stones The dance performances are influenced by folk and belly dance from North Africa and Turkey, flamenco, skirt work, Hungarian Romany and jazz. Galloping through time and space, from medieval Morocco to 1940s London via the deserts of Bohemia, these mixes produce beautiful, expressive and vibrant dance forms. An explosion of joy, swirling skirts, melodies old & new, swishing tassels and powerful rhythms, Shkembe Soup are not to be missed!
Balamouk are a newly-formed 6-piece band playing upbeat gypsy/eastern European music. Led by Hungarian singer and violinist Agnes Branner, the group also incorporates acoustic guitar, double bass, percussion, clarinet and cello. Expect passionate, dazzling rhythms and beautiful, heartbreaking melodies!
Sinruido is the solo musical project of Argentinian musician Rubén Montoya, combining violin, guitar, loops and fx.
After the live music Deckore will be spinning tropical disco, afro-funk and jazz scorchers from around the world till 2.30am!
RSVP to the Facebook event page and invite your friends here!