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Bubbly Brunch: Balkano - 10/20
at City Winery Chicago
- 10:30 AM
- 11:30 AM
- 2:30 PM
Join us at City Winery for Bubbly Brunch! Balkano entertains with Klezmer and Balkan music while you dine in our concert room.
Each adult admission includes a bubbly beverage. Brunch menu is a la carte.
Doors open at 10:30 AM and the band will play 2 sets starting at 11:30 AM. Brunch will conclude at 2:30 PM.
Chicago-based Balkano (rhymes with Volcano), founded by bandleader Bryan Pardo, melds the soul of traditional Klezmer, the energy of Bulgarian wedding music and the melodies of Turkish Gypsy music into an exciting original mix. The group melds meld the influences of artists like Naftule Brandwein, Selim Sessler, Yuri Yunakov, and John Zorn into a new synthesis that mixes the Old World and the New. Since its inception in 2005, Balkano has played through Chicagoland and the Midwest. Events and venues include the Chicago World Music Festival (2010, 2012), the Taste of Chicago Festival (2008), The Berman Center for the Performing arts (Detroit area), Martyrs, the Bottom Lounge, Reggies Rock Club, Temple Beth Emmeth (Ann Arbor, MI) and many more.