• The Starry Plough (map)
  • 3101 Shattuck Avenue
  • Berkeley, CA, 94705
  • United States

Doors at 8pm

Music at 9pm

Admisison is $10-20 sliding scale

21+ after 10pm (kitchen closes then)

Mano Cherga are regulars at the Bacchanal, and for good reason – their unique “Roma folk party band” sound and wild energy will make you want to throw back some slivovitz and hit the dance floor!

Beodan Miric: guitar, lead vocals

Yevgeniy Sverdlik: bass guitar

Sasha: accordion

Ed Meares: drums

Haluk Kecelioglu: violin, oud

By contrast, this is the first Bacchanal appearance by Helios Greek Band, and it happens to be their CD release party! They have delighted audiences at Greek Festivals and weddings throughout the west coast with their infectious harmonies and make each performance a truly special and memorable event. 

Michael Garibaldi: percussion, vocals

Gregory Masaki Jenkins: clarinet, vocals

George Mavroudis: guitar, vocals

Irene Mavroudis: vocals, percussion

Michael Mavroudis: bass, bouzouki, vocals

Lefteri Tsakle: violin, bouzouki

Kicking off the night is Balkanton 340, bringing you the unique traditional sounds of the folk instruments gaida, gadulka, kaval and tupan played by the Bay Area's most exciting veterans of Bulgarian music, and joined for the first time by Bacchanal regular Ivan Velev.

Hector Bezanis: gajda

Dena Bjornlie: gadulka

Rumen Sali Shopov: percussion, tambura

Ivan Velev: kaval, percussion