Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Mardi Gras Special at Drom
female-fueled bands, Eastern European sounds, East Village energy!
ISLE OF KLEZBOS and SANDA WEIGL’s Gypsy in a Tree
Mistress of Ceremonies: “Lavinia Co-op” of Bloolips!
7:30pm – 10:30pm (doors open at 7PM)
85 Avenue A near E. 6th St
New York, NY 10009
$15. + minimum, full tapas menu and bar
PHOTO CREDIT Isle of Klezbos pic: Anita Briggs
7:30pm Isle of Klezbos with guest singer Mira Stroika!
ISLE OF KLEZBOS:
Soulful, fun-loving powerhouse all-gal klezmer sextet finding the sublime and subversive in Yiddish roots music since 1998. Outmusic Awardwinning Isle of Klezbos has toured from Vienna to Vancouver. “Great ears & great hearts” – Pakn Treger
“Isle of Klezbos tests the elasticity of the genre” – The New Yorker
“Talent as strong as their name is provocative” – Courier News
Pam Fleming: trumpet/flugelhorn, Debra Kreisberg: clarinet/sax, Saskia Lane: bass, Eve Sicular: drums PLUS guest artistes extraordinaires – Shoko Nagai: piano/accordion AND Mira Stroika: vocals, accordion + piano
9:00pm Sanda Weigl’s “Gypsy in a Tree” (Shoko Nagai, piano & accordion Satoshi Takeishi, percussion; Ben Stapp. tuba; & the amazing Sanda, vocals)
Mardi Gras guest hostess Lavinia Co-op!
A charter member of London’s drag vaudeville troupe Bloolips, Lavinia will grace our Drom Phat Tuesday festivities as Mistress of Ceremonies; no telling what she’ll do!
Full coverage AND tickets for this extravaganza:
Table reservations available: firstname.lastname@example.org
SANDA WEIGL page at NPR’s website & ISLE OF KLEZBOS website — scroll for links below.
and for a taste of Shoko’s and Mira’s music, as well as
Isle of Klezbos on MySpace…