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
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