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Balkanista

from£2,460

This is the act's lowest available price for a local performance by their smallest line-up. It does not include any travel costs.

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Balkanista is an ideal band for all your parties, celebrations, weddings and other functions.

The band successfully fuses Balkan, Gypsy and Eastern European music with fiery, high energy, virtuosic performances.

Special offer! Book within 7 days of your enquiry and get a FREE laptop DJ service provided by the band (worth £150)

The band has more than 10 years of experience in which it has played numerous gigs around the UK and worldwide.

The main lineup consists of violin, accordions, guitar, bass and drums/percussion.

They had everyone jumping with joy. A must see! Cerys Matthews

The band have performed all over the world including the prestigious venues such as the Royal Albert Hall, Glastonbury, Hammersmith Apollo, Southbank Centre and the Sydney Opera House. They performed at BBC, Channel 4, Radio 6, RTV Espanola etc.

The band shared the stage with legendary artists including Goran Bregovic and Emir Kusturica and No Smoking Orchestra.

Some of well known clients and supporters of the band include Cerys Matthews, Nigel Kennedy, Stephen Warbeck.

Performance info

Line-up Accordion; violin; guitar; bass; percussion/drums
Performance duration 2 x 60 minutes

Booking options

Song requests
Add £0
The band are happy to learn and perform a request (e.g. first dance), subject to suitability
Add musician/s
Add £615 per musician
For a fuller sound and a wider repertoire, add an extra accordion or female vocalist
Acoustic background music
Add £1475
Live lounge style sets by the band's acoustic duo, ideal for drinks receptions or meals
Electric drum kit
Add £0
Available on request. Recommended for venues with sound limiters set to a threshold below approx 95dB
DJ service
Add £150
Upbeat, mainstream pop music from all eras, run from a laptop equipped with virtual DJ software. Requests taken and mic available for announcements

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