Saturday, March 9, 2019
Here’s a show you don’t want to miss! Our featured artist this month is…darbuka roll please…Ritim Egzotik!
Founded in 2010, Ritim Egzotik – Turkish for ‘Exotic Rhythm’ – brings the fascinating melodies and rhythms of ‘Golden Era’ Egyptian and Turkish music of the 20th century, blending traditional and modern instruments with rock and jazz influences, in the spirit of composers and musicians such as Ahmed Fouad Hassan and Omar Khorshid.
David Reihs – creator and musical director, Arabic keyboards and accordion, Egyptian/Turkish percussion, elektro saz, oud. Sean Daly – Arabic fretted bass and guitar
Jason Ramirez – Egyptian Tabla/Turkish Darbuka drum
But, that’s not all! The breathtaking dancer, Henna, will also be performing with the band along with these fabulous dancers: Sabrina, Nicole, Souzana,Fatifah, Mezdulene and Ann!
Word has it that there will be time for some open dance too, so don’t miss out on your chance to dance!
MEDGE monthly shows are held at Whirled Pies located at 199 W 8th Ave in downtown Eugene, Oregon and are always family-friendly. $7 admission, please bring cash to pay at the door. Join us for an evening of music and dance!