Balkanski Bus is a Balkan group playing the social dance and wedding music of Macedonia, Bulgaria, Serbia, Romania, Greece, Turkey and Romany Gypsies on a range of traditional and electric instruments.
This group features heartfelt, earthy vocals by Linda Marr of Blindman’s Holiday, Nakisa and Musica Linda fame.
At the festival Balkanski Bus invites you to join in Balkan Wedding Dances and then join a concert of songs and music.
Viktor Atanasoski – guitar
Ian Carswell – percussion, clarinet
Linda Dawson – vocals, percussion
Vasili Haralambous – gaida (bagpipe), supelka/frula (whistle), gadulka (bowed lute), percussion
Yorgo Kaporis – vocals, percussion
Ivailo Karamanliev – kaval
Peter Kouvelis – tulum (bagpipe), percussion
Linda Marr – vocals, percussion
Graham Witt – tambura (small lute), truba (horn), bass