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12/03/2017

Friday January 5th - Salmanazar


New Year's traditional French dance

Fri. Jan 5th at Stamford Arts Centre, PE9 2DL
7.30 pm Workshop. 8.30 pm Bal

Cédric Martin, tireless virtuoso of the diatonic accordeon, is returning again to Stamford Arts Centre by popular demand for the 10th year. His annual visit to England has become an eagerly anticipated New Year fixture. Salmanazar, meaning a very large bottle of champagne, is the latest new French dance band of Cedric Martin to visit the UK on tour just after New Year. As well as London and Norwich they will be playing in Stamford. The band includes two internationally acclaimed players with Philippe Laussine on the electric hurdy-gurdy and Sébastien Benoît on giant French bagpipes and whistles. These are some of the best traditional musicians in France.

This new trio of experienced musicians play very danceable and traditional French music exploring the roots of their respective instruments and giving them a new lively dimension - just the thing to lift the spirits and move the limbs into the New Year! Everyone welcome, with or without partners, as beginners will be given a gentle introduction to the simple social and couple dances, and experienced dance partners will always be on hand.

Cedric has played here for many years with the duos Expire and Moussaka. Philippe has huge international touring experience having played with British masters of the hurdy gurdy like Cliff Stapleton and Nigel Eaton in the past. Sebastien has also played in various bands for many years on a range of large and small pipes and whistles.

https://martincedric.jimdo.com/groupes/salmanazar

£9 (£7 conc.) Booking - Stamford Arts Centre 01780 763203 



11/06/2017

Friday December 8th - The Down County Boys - Bluegrass


The Down County Boys - Bluegrass

A great evening of fantastic musicianship and warm wit is guaranteed with this string band of internationally respected and experienced musicians. This is American country music and bluegrass at its best on the classic line-up of fiddle, guitar, banjo and bass. Think of the Scruggs style banjo playing, the soulful sound of Tammy Wynette or the growl of Johnny Cash. First formed in 1964, the Down County Boys are the UK’s longest established Bluegrass Band. During that time there have been many musicians pass through the ranks but all with great talent.
The band includes Peter Parker on the fiddle, Mick Cooper as lead singer and bass player, Chris Cooper on banjo and Ray Duffy who with his brother were voted “Top British Country Duo” in the International Country Music awards no less than 7 years running.

http://downcountyboys.com




8 pm. Doors open 7.30 pm. £10 on the door (accompanied children free). Tickets in advance from Adam Cade 01780 720521 adam@susted.org.uk. £20 Pre-show Meal Deal 017870 720 238 info@thenorthwickarms.com.

9/25/2017

2017-2018 Eurodance Programme

Ketton Showtime EuroDances

Friday October 13th
Emily and the Simons

The Northwick Arms Hall, Ketton
8 pm. £10.
Contact adam@susted.org.uk 01780 720 521

Emily and The Simons are an Anglo-Belgian Balfolk trio. They perform original music centred around Emily’s compositions, drawing inspiration from life's encounters and the energy of the dance-floor. With a wide repertoire ranging from exquisite, sensual mazurkas to joyful, driving bourrées, their music transports the imagination, stirs the feet and uplifts the spirit.

Friday January 5th 2018
Salmanazar

Stamford Arts Centre 01780 763 203
7.30 pm £10

This new trio of experienced musicians explore the roots of their respective instruments (hurdy-gurdy, diatonic accordion, bagpipes) giving them a new dimension. The character of their music is always drawn from the dance rhythms of Western Europe and especially central France.
Philippe Laussine (hurdy-gurdy), Sébastien Benoît (bagpipes, whistles), and Cedric Martin (accordion).



Winter EuroDance Weekend
February 23-25 based at Brewery House, Ketton

Friday February 23rd 2018
Blowzabella

Stamford Arts Centre 01780 763 203
7.30 pm £15 (under 18s £6)

Legendary folk band Blowzabella return to Stamford Arts Centre as part of their 40th anniversary celebrations. They make an inimitable, driving, drone-based sound played with a fabulous sense of melody, rhythmic expertise and sheer feeling. They compose their own music which is influenced by English and European traditional dance music. Many of the tunes they've composed are "standards" in the modern British/European folk repertoire and are played by people all over the world. Bands across Europe who experiment with folk music often cite Blowzabella as a major influence. Blowzabella is Andy Cutting - diatonic button accordion; Jo Freya - vocals, saxophone, clarinet, whistle; Paul James - vocals, border bagpipes, saxophones, whistle; Gregory Jolivet - hurdy-gurdy; David Shepherd - violin; Barn Stradling - bass guitar; Jon Swayne - border bagpipes, saxophone.



Saturday February 24th
The Eel Grinders

The Northwick Arms Hall, Ketton
11-1 and 3-5 Instrumental and dance workshops. £10
8 pm. Bal. £10.
Contact adam@susted.org.uk 01780 720 521

The Eel Grinders have over twelve years experience playing for dance, specialising in both British and French traditions. Their music moves with grace and style and is delivered with sparkling virtuosity on border pipes, whistles, trumpet, accordion, fiddle and percussion. Their music has been featured on Radio 3's Late Junction program. Expect elements of classical, traditional and jazz, with richly textured arrangements and powerful harmonies executed with a sparkling virtuosity. The Eel Grinders will teach traditional French Dance workshops - with the stylish dance variations from the Morvan region a speciality, as well as string and orchestral music workshops.

David Faulkner : English bagpipes, whistles, trumpet; Lawrence Morgan-Anstee : English bagpipes, whistles; Helena Torpy: Violin, percussion, voice; Steve Turner : Accordion



Friday June 8th
Colin-Tampon

The Northwick Arms Hall, Ketton
8 pm. Bal. £10.
Contact adam@susted.org.uk 01780 720 521

Colin-Tampon, meaning the sound of Swiss drums, are three fine traditional singers and multi-instrumentalists drawing their repertoire from traditional French songs and dances. They take us back to a time of singing for every occasion and where every opportunity was good to sing. The three members of Colin-Tampon (Catherine Paira, Sylvain Piron and Georges Haibach) come from the East of France. They specialise in traditional singing for traditional dances. They bring with them a range of local instruments - Flutes, diatonic accordion, psaltery, nyckelharpa, bagpipe, epinette de Vosges and recorder.

Friday October 6th - Paspatou – World Music

Ketton Showtime Concerts

Mainly first or second Friday of the month from October to June

Northwick Arms Hall, High Street, Ketton PE9 3TA

8 pm. Doors open 7.30 pm
£10 on the door or tickets in advance from Adam Cade 01780 720521 adam@susted.org.uk
£20 Pre-show Meal Deal 017870 720 238 info@thenorthwickarms.com

Friday October 6th
Paspatou – World Music

Paspatou create a unique and eclectic world music mix on a dazzling array of instruments, including fiddle, bouzouki, flutes, keyboards, whistles, saxes, drums and weird pieces of kitchen plumbing. They fuse traditional music from Eastern Europe, India, and Ireland ranging from the eccentric beats of Balkan dance music to sinuous Irish airs and Indian ragas. The 4-piece band are festival regulars and have played at Glastonbury and Stamford's Riverside Festival.
Graham Dale on flutes, sax, keyboards, homemade blowing things,Graham Starkie on mandola, bass, Miriam Forbes on violin, and Jay Goldmark on guitar, bass and drums.



2017 - 2018 Concert Programme

Ketton Showtime Concerts 2017-2018


Mainly first or second Friday of the month from October to June

Northwick Arms Hall, High Street, Ketton PE9 3TA

8 pm. Doors open 7.30 pm
£10 on the door or tickets in advance from Adam Cade 01780 720521 adam@susted.org.uk
£20 Pre-show Meal Deal 017870 720 238 info@thenorthwickarms.com

Friday October 6th 2017
Paspatou – World Music

Paspatou create a unique and eclectic world music mix on a dazzling array of instruments, including fiddle, bouzouki, flutes, keyboards, whistles, saxes, drums and weird pieces of kitchen plumbing. They fuse traditional music from Eastern Europe, India, and Ireland ranging from the eccentric beats of Balkan dance music to sinuous Irish airs and Indian ragas. The 4-piece band are festival regulars and have played at Glastonbury and Stamford's Riverside Festival.
Graham Dale on flutes, sax, keyboards, homemade blowing things,Graham Starkie on mandola, bass, Miriam Forbes on violin, and Jay Goldmark on guitar, bass and drums.


Friday November 3rd 2017
The Stringlers – Pop, rock and jazz covers

The Stringlers are a string quartet based in Peterborough playing classical, popular, rock and jazz covers with real panache and swing. They play an eclectic mix, from your favourite classics to chart toppers. Expect to hear string quartet arrangements of pop, disco, new wave, rock, soul and more! They been described as “brilliant”, “spectacular”, “edgy” and “amazingly versatile”! Playing refreshing versions of music from the 1970’s to current chart toppers, expect to hear classics by Queen, Guns and Roses, Coldplay, Beatles..........and The Stranglers. The group are Diane Llewellyn (1st violin), Helen Britton (2nd violin), Kat Moore (viola) and Emily Smith (cello), all established musicians in the Peterborough area, from classical, folk and jazz backgrounds but all with a passion for rock music.


Friday December 8th 2017
The Down County Boys - Bluegrass

A great evening of fantastic musicianship and warm wit is guaranteed with this string band of internationally respected and experienced musicians. This is American country music and bluegrass at its best on the classic line-up of fiddle, guitar, banjo and bass. Think of the Scruggs style banjo playing, the soulful sound of Tammy Wynette or the growl of Johnny Cash.First formed in 1964, the Down County Boys are the UK’s longest established Bluegrass Band. During that time there have been many musicians pass through the ranks but all with great talent.
The band includes Peter Parker on the fiddle, Mick Cooper as lead singer and bass player, Chris Cooper on banjo and Ray Duffy who with his brother were voted “Top British Country Duo” in the International Country Music awards no less than 7 years running.



Friday March 2nd 2018
Son Yambu – Cuban son and salsa

Son Yambu are a five-piece band of some of the best younger Cuban musicians. They play the red hot rhythms of authentic 'Son Cubano' - the essential Afro-Cuban music that originated in the streets of eastern Cuba at the turn of the last century. Son is an intoxicating fusion of Spanish and African rhythms and is the root of all salsa music. Formed in 2011, Son Yambu features a new generation of musicians who are all passionate about maintaining the traditions of the genre, continuing the Buena Vista legacy that put Cuban music back on the map about twenty years ago. Highlights since then have included playing at the world famous Glastonbury Festival, The Manchester Jazz Festival and The Cheltenham Music Festival - to name but a few!
The UK's very own Buena Vista band….absolutely tremendous…. if you don't start to move to this there is no hope for you! Extraordinary music - Sean Rafferty, BBC Radio 3.

9/08/2016

2016 - 2017 Programme

Ketton Showtime 2016-17 Programme

Mainly first or second Friday of the month from October to June

Northwick Arms Hall, High Street, Ketton PE9 3TA

8 pm. Doors open 7.30

£10 on the door or tickets in advance from Adam Cade 01780 720521
Pre-show meals 01780 720 238

Friday October 7th - Femme Fatale - Songs for Scarlet Women

A great night of jazz and blues old and new celebrating the Femme Fatale.

The Femme Fatale, from Cleopatra and Mata Hari to the Sirens and Salome, is gloriously celebrated in all its feisty glory. Sarah Moule's cool voice and Simon Wallace's immaculate piano bring life to a 1950s New York late-night club jazz set of Cole Porter, Stephen Sondheim, Bob Dylan and others. In this highly original show the British singer takes a look at her favourite 'bad girls' and finds there's more to them than meets the eye. The show includes much of the material from the latest CD, 'Songs From The Floating World' which garnered universal acclaim on its release.

A first-rate set (Sunday Times) Cool, elegant, immaculate (The Observer) Massive talent and perfect technique… Sarah Moule stands in the very top flight of UK vocalists (London Jazz)


Friday November 11th - Dipper and Malkin

Sculpting traditional music and song in new ways

Melding traditional song and dance tunes with new ideas, this inspiring duo create beautifully honed new works steeped in the folk tradition. It is clear that John Dipper (viola d’amore) and Dave Malkin (guitar) are two highly talented musicians who create beautiful music that is both moving and thrilling. They currently hold a creative artist residency at Cecil Sharp House for the English Folk Dance and Song Society.

Superb musicianship. One of the most inspired and inspiring duos I've heard in years. Mike Harding
There aren't many who can sculpt music and song in this way. Late Junction on BBC Radio 3



Friday December 2nd - The Roaring Twenties Jazz Band

The Jazz Age was a period in the 1920s in which jazz music and dance styles became popular in Britain. The band recreates this period with a great line up of vocals, piano, drums, bass, saxophone or clarinet and trumpet.
Their huge and eclectic repertoire ranges from Basin Street Blues and Begun the Beguine to Blue Suede Shoes and Bright Star Polka. There's always some space for a bit of ballroom and sequence dancing. So come along, dress in style and have a twenties ball.


Friday February 3rd 2017 - Whiskey Moon Face

A hugely original and sparklingly talented band

Whiskey Moon Face are an alternative folk trio based around double bass, accordion and clarinet, led by the stunning vocals and hallucinatory lyrics of singer Louisa Jones. This is a beautifully realised and wonderfully entertaining sound. The husky voice of Louisa Jones perfectly presents her quirky songs and wonderful melodies while the jazzy clarinet and saxophone gives great style and thrill to the music. We are really pleased to be able to present this trio, especially as they are regularly touring around Europe.

www.whiskeymoonface.co.uk


Friday March 3rd – Smörgåsballad

Songs and tales from the land of the midnight sun

Taking inspiration from some of Sweden's greatest artists, Smörgåsballad is an evening of music and tales from the Swedish Summer. Banish the winter blues by finding out about the tradition of the Easter Witches, of what happens if you pick seven different wild flowers and put them under your pillow at Midsummer, the real meaning of the midsummer majstång and participate in some traditional drinking songs. Be introduced to the ancient cow horn, willow flute, Swedish bagpipes and the ethereal nyckelharpa. A visual treat for the eyes and the ears be transported to the land of the midnight sun. Enjoy some "nordic noir tales": fall in love with the heroes and heroines, at all costs avoid the devil and never cross a nyckelharpa player. Smörgåsbord is a type of Swedish meal served buffet-style with multiple hot and cold dishes of various foods on a table. Smörgåsballad is a Swedish buffet style offering of tales and stories.


Friday April 7th - Garance and the Mitachondries

Garance Louis. Extrovert, eccentric composer, singer and accordionist from Perpignan who finds a fresh and new way of interpreting the French Chanson tradition with her formidable band The Mitochondries. Her band is a mixture of Tom Waits, Edith Piaf and Frank Zappa, with the melancholy softness of alternative post-musette songwriting. Garance has appeared in the bars and street corners of her adoptive London for 4 years, always surrounded by the most curiously talented musicians she can find.



Friday May 12th - Uppingham Jazz and Soul Band

Great vocalists, a rock rhythm section and a big brass sound!

This is big band jazz, blues and soul that certainly rocks and swings. As a local community band it is based at Uppingham Community College and has about forty members of all ages. The band's repertoire comes from the big band jazz of Count Basie & Duke Ellington; the classic soul of Wilson Pickett, Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles & Stevie Wonder; the hit songs of the 1960s & 70s; the music of The Blues Brothers and The Commitments; and contemporary classics from artists such as Amy Winehouse & Daft Punk.



Friday June 2nd - Teyr

High craft and verve from this acclaimed new folk trio
Folk trio Teyr (‘3’ in the Cornish language) evolved out of the London session scene, combining their multiple instruments and voices in every innovative way they can muster. Heavily influenced by the great Irish, Scottish, English and Cornish musicians who've come before, they’ve honed their craft and thrived on weaving diverse threads together. James Gavin (guitar, fiddle), Dominic Henderson (uilleann pipes, whistles) and Tommie Black-Roff (accordion) are three of London’s finest new breed of folk musician.

High-energy brilliance. Folk Radio UK
These chaps play like ancient souls in young, charismatic bodies. Outline Magazine




9/15/2014

Friday October 10th 2014 - She’Koyokh

Fri 10 October 2014  

She’Koyokh - From the Baltic to the Black Sea


8 pm        £10

In 19th century Eastern Europe, Jewish musicians travelled from town to town performing at weddings and other celebrations, meeting and playing with local musicians and sharing repertoire.
In the same vein London-based group She’Koyokh, Britain’s best klezmer and Balkan music band (Songlines), has spent the last decade exploring the rich and diverse folk music of Eastern Europe, Turkey and the Balkans. The result is an expertly crafted, multi-lingual extravaganza reflecting band members’ origins and their travels from the Baltic to the Black Sea. 

Hailed as “one of London’s musical treasures, playing the best Balkan and klezmer music in Britain” (The Evening Standard) and “among the finest klezmer ensembles on the planet” (The Australian), She'Koyokh's evolution spans the humble origins of busking at East London’s Columbia Road flower market to performing in the famous concert halls of Europe including Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, the Gasteig in Munich and London’s Southbank Centre. As well as TV appearances and live sessions on BBC Radio 3’s In Tune and World on 3, She’Koyokh has performed at festivals such as Glastonbury, WOMAD and Cheltenham, and was nominated as Best Group in the Songlines World Music Awards 2012. Recently the band has have played support for Mahala Rai Banda at the London Jazz Cafe and collaborated with the Aurora Orchestra at LSO St Luke's.

She'Koyokh's members hail from the UK, USA, Serbia, Greece and Turkey, forging a unique sound that is traditional yet original. Their live shows are an expertly crafted, multi-lingual exploration from the Baltic to the Black Sea with songs in Yiddish, Russian, Greek, Ladino, Romany, Turkish and Kurdish with klezmer instrumentals and folk tunes from Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia.
 
Stars of the UK klezmer scene - fRoots
Inspirational – The Guardian

3/31/2014

Friday April 25th - Bayou Seco

Friday 25 April
Bayou Seco

8 pm  £8
Tinwell Village Hall, Manor Lane, Tinwell PE9 3UD

Ken Keppeler and Jeanie McLerie, otherwise known as Bayou Seco, have their roots deep in the south west of the United States, with its shifting populations of Native American, French, Mexican, Polish, German, Irish migrant adventurers, each with their own particular flavour to add to the rich musical sauce. Both play fiddle and guitar and sing. Ken also plays one and three row diatonic accordions, 5-string banjo (fretless and freted), harmonica, and mandolin.



Thursday June 5th - Estonian Dance - Kadri Laube and Marju Varblane

Thursday 5th June
Estonian Dance - Kadri Laube and Marju Varblane

8 pm £8
8-9 pm. dance workshop, and then a dance to 11 pm.
Tinwell Village Hall, Manor Lane, Tinwell PE9 3UD

Kadri and Marju are two of the foremost traditional dance musician in Estonia - playing fiddles, often in harmony, Estonian diatonic accordion, jew's harp and several other instruments. They come as part of their first UK tour to playing at the Southwell Folk Festival in Nottinghamshire. They are passionate about their own traditional dance music, and teaching other people about it. We're sure you've never done this dancing before, but we guarantee you'll enjoy every minute of it. The energetic couple, circle and longways dances are easy to learn and there will be several teachers at the workshop before the dance. As the most northerly country of the Baltic States it was formerly part of the Soviet Union but it now firmly part of the European Union – a great country to learn more about it's revived musical tradition and culture. If you want to play some tunes after the dance and have some tea and cake, bring instruments along for a late night session.


Friday April 4th - Rheingans Sisters

Friday April 4th 2014
Rheingans Sisters

8 pm £8
Now at Tinwell Village Hall, Manor Lane, Tinwell PE9 3UD

The Rheingans sisters, Rowan and Anna, have been playing Swedish dance music and singing together for many years -two fiddles, two voices with banjo, cello, bansitar and concertina. Rowan is a member of the eclectic, harmony-singing folk trio Lady Maiserie. Anna is now living in the south of France and attending a course in Occitan music at the University of Toulouse. So they will be playing for both French and Swedish dances, as well as playing and singing traditional and contemporary folk music from across Scandinavia, Britain and America. This will be partly concert, partly dance so come along either to dance or just listen.
www.rowanrheingans.co.uk


9/01/2013

Saturday September 28th - The Magic of Rajasthan with The Jaipur Kawa Brass Band

Northwick Arms Hall, Ketton
8 pm     £8
Indian Chai, nibbles and raffle at half time

With elaborate rhythms and virtuoso improvisations this spectacular group of authentic Rajastanhi gypsies present a wild repertoire, from traditional Indian classics to popular Bollywood movies hits. 

 

Hailing from a long family lineage of musicians and sharing his life between Jaipur and Paris, Hameed Khan Kawa has known the sound of the brass band since his birth. Exposed to different musical styles – jazz, Western traditional music, Indian music – Hameed developed the idea of creating a brass band of his own to present the fantastic sound of the Indian Brass Band.

He selected the most talented musicians from the best local bands of Rajasthan, with a repertoire blending popular themes from Bollywood films, traditional music of Rajasthan with its distinctive Gypsy sound, and even a touch of Hindustani classical music to create a sound which is individual and unexpected.

A rousing musical extravaganza on recognisably Western instruments such as the clarinet, trumpet, trombone, sousaphone, saxophone and tuba and an array of percussion. They come with a beautifully costumed Gypsy Sapera Kalbelya dancer and a genuine fakir, whose sabre swallowing, extreme juggling and stupendous balancing skills have to be seen to be believed.


Why not book a meal before the show at the Northwick Arms?

Advance Tickets: Adam Cade 01780 720 521
Ketton Showtime of touring performers,
supported by The Ketton White Bread Trust, Centre Stage, Rutland CC

8/27/2013

Saturday 14 December 2013 - Café Manouche - Hot gypsy jazz

Café Manouche - Hot gypsy jazz


Ketton Showtime of touring performances

Saturday 14 December 2013

8 pm

Northwick Arms Hall, Ketton PE9 3TA

Booking: Adam Cade  01780 720 521   £8

Sweet accordion, fiery guitars, playing gypsy jazz 
the old fashioned way from dizzying waltzes to slick be-bop

Café Manouche is brought to you by three brothers from the Stamford area; Matt Kerry (guitar), Jonny Kerry (accordion, trumpet, vocals) and Christian Hamblin (double bass), joined by Arthur Tyers (guitar), occasional sultry vocals by Natalia Douglas and various other guests. The group play an eclectic mix of styles, ranging from the sounds of the swinging 1930’s and the Waltz-Musette of Parisian dance halls, to Latin Bossa Nova, traditional gypsy songs and the slick, up tempo sound of 1950’s Be-Bop. 

Café Manouche play in the distinct style of The Hot Club of France and are highly influenced by old players such as the Ferret family, Oscar Aleman, Tchan Tchou Vidal, as well as the more modern styles of Charlie Parker and George Benson. This accordion led band are quickly making a name for themselves and are notorious for playing their music with endless new passion, grace and a maturity that is often lost in this style today.

Come and prepare for the Christmas season and let Café Manouche transport you back in time. 

See their latest Youtube video and their website.




7/07/2013

Witchley Warren Festival

Sunday July 14th

From 1 - 6pm.

at The Northwick Arms, Ketton

Local bands palying folk, roots and jazz
Workshops on singing, drumming etc.
BBQ and local craft stalls

6/03/2013

New Programme for 2013/14

Advance notice of our new programme for 2013/14 including these three great shows.

These were three of the shows from a list of about 8 possible shows that we selected from Centre Stage - the East Midlands Rural Touring programme coordinated by Nottinghamshire County Council. About 60% of the cost of the shows is coming from the Arts Council, with a small contribution from Rutland County Council.

Saturday 28th September 2013
The Magic of Rajasthan, with the Jaipur Kawa Brass Band
http://www.accessallareas.info/artist_article/21/jaipur-kawa-brass-band-.htm



Friday 14th March 2014
Sheelanagig in concert
http://www.accessallareas.info/artist_article/18/sheelanagig.htm



Friday 25th April 2014
Bayou Seco in concert
http://www.accessallareas.info/artist_article/29/bayou-seco.htm



All at the Northwick Arms, Ketton. 8 pm, £8.

11/20/2012

Thurs 7 March 2013 - Gypsy Fiddle Feast & Dance, Tatcho Drom

Ketton Showtime of touring performances
supported by The Ketton White Bread Trust, Centre Stage, Rutland CC

Thurs 7 March 2013
8 pm

Northwick Arms Hall, Ketton PE9 3TA

Booking: Adam Cade 01780 720 521 £8

Gypsy Fiddle Feast & Dance
Tatcho Drom

Gypsy Fiddle Feast is a powerful performance brimming with colour, excitement and charisma. Inspired by the ancient magic of Romany music, violin virtuoso, Gundula Gruen, has created an exuberant show in which the fire of Eastern European Gypsy music is brought to life with stirring musical arrangements. The show also features exhilarating dances from countries such as Hungary, Russia, Turkey and Macedonia, from tap and slap dance influences, exuberant skirt whirling to sensual moves from the East. Performed by Gundula’s ensemble Tatcho Drom the Fiddle Feast is the celebration of a new generation of Balkan Gypsy collaborations. Following the show’s UK debut at London’s Purcell Room, Tatcho Drom take a taste of this fabulous feast to venues across the UK.