Balkan Music &
Dance Workshops
Virtual Camps 2021

Mark your calendars for Virtual Camps 2021! West Coast will be held June 25-27, 2021; and East Coast will run August 13-15, 2021. As last year, each camp will feature three days of immersive classes, live-music performances, and community gatherings. Much more information to come.

Until registration is open for this summer’s weekend events, check out last year’s camp programs here: West Coast 2020 and East Coast 2020.


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Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn Balkan presents Music from the other Europe.

May 27, 2015 at 8:30 pm – 12:45 pm

8:30 Odglasi (
Odglasi plays Macedonian roots music – music that can be raw and off-kilter one moment, lilting and soulful the next. The band - mostly Americans and one Macedonian - gets you moving to rhythms you didn’t even know existed. The band is: Adam Good, Bridget Robbins, Corinna Snyder, Jeff Fine, Jenny Luna, Jerry Kisslinger, Marjorie Seldon, Vedran Boskovski

9:45 That new "Albanian" band
Playing cheap versions of Albanian songs, the best they can. Be there for the birth of a new band that includes some of the foremost Balkan, Turkish and Klezmer musicians in Brooklyn, and hear them venture into Albania together. The band is: Jenny Luna, Michael Winograd, Eylem Basaldi, Patrick Hay, Yoshie "bud" Fruchter, Nezih Antakli

11:00 – Que Vlo-Ve?
Que Vlo-Ve? plays songs of heartbreak, addiction and sketchy career choices from the Rebetika songbook, the urban blues of 1920's Greece. The band is: Quince Marcum, Wade Ripka, Maya Shanker, Izaak Mills, Nick DeFeo

Freddy's Bar and Backroom
627 Fifth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11215