TONIGHT! Friday, January 13 and Saturday, January 14 I Zlatne Uste Golden Festival The Zlatne Uste Golden Festival, New York’s only music and dance festival of its kind, celebrates 27 years of live Balkan, Roma (“Gypsy”) music and more. Over 50 live bands playing on FOUR stages. Dance along or just listen–simple line and circle dance instruction is included on Friday. All profits are donated to charities. “I heard some beautiful Bulgarian type singing from a trio called Black Sea Hotel…Back down in the Grand Ballroom the act that pulled this whole festival togetherthe Zlatne Uste Brass Band was playing in the middle of the floor, as the dancers circled around them, like a massive swarm of bees.” — David Byrne. “Gorgeously funky festival” “…nothing less than a grassroots folk rave. …who wouldn’t want to dance?” — Richard Gehr (Village Voice and eMusic). Online sales for the Golden Festival have concluded, but you can buy tickets at the door! Read the rest of this entry »
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Friday, August 19 Grab My Junk! BOSTON It’s a gameshow… and a burlesque show… in one! Watch in awe as SUGAR DISH (The Slutcracker, Babes in Boinkland), DEVILICIA and MARY WIDOW (Black Cat Burlesque) bump and grind, tease and titillate, sway and strip. Then, get to know them even more intimately. Learn their deepest, darkest secrets as you compete for the chance to win terrible prizes! Never fear; fabulous prizes also await, but only if you’re brave enough to… GRAB MY JUNK. Hosted by the gifted creator of this debacle: JONNY PORKPIE! “Best Naked Impresario” (NY Press) Producer of the “Best Burlesque” in New York (New York Magazine, The Village Voice)
Saturday, August 20 BLACK MARMOT and THE GILDED SPLINTERS Black Marmot and The Gilded Splinters are joining forces to give you a night of music that melds the sensibilities of folk with the attitude of rock ‘n’ roll. Join these two New England music favorites for what promises to be a spectacular evening. Read the rest of this entry »