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2014 Zlatne Uste Golden Festival

1/17/2014, 1/18/2014

Official Website


Venue

Grand Prospect Hall

Phone: 718-232-3411
263 Prospect Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
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About

The celebration commences Friday night in the grand ballroom with a dance workshop from 7:30-8:45 and live music until 12:30 am. The festival resumes at 6 pm Saturday with four simultaneous music stages and doesn’t wind down until early Sunday morning. From international stars to local favorites, musicians from all over the world come to play and sing Albanian, Bulgarian, Romany (Gypsy), Macedonian, Serbian, Greek, Turkish, Hungarian, Norwegian, Swedish, Klezmer, Ukrainian, and Georgian music, among others. Enjoy hours of beautiful and energetic music, unusual rhythms, and mouth-watering Balkan and Middle Eastern refreshments. Dancing is encouraged. Bop to a brass band, chill to a quiet set of songs, bask in the luxurious setting of a restored local landmark.

Sponsored by Zlatne Uste Brass Band (www.zlatneuste.org), 5-time invited guest at the Dragačevski Sabor Trubača in Guča, Serbia, has released four CDs and stars in a feature film, Brasslands (www.brasslands.com), by Meerkat Media Collective.

Lineup


  • * Zlatne Uste Balkan Brass Band
  • * Raya Brass Band
  • * Veveritse
  • * What Cheer Brigade