Join us for Studio Grand's Balkan Nights, an evening which features (not-so-strictly) Eastern European music. This series occurs on the third Friday of the month, so mark your calendar! The night is graciously curated by Kent Kessinger in association with Studio Grand. This month, we feature violinist and vocalist Michelle Alany and her band The Mystics. Journey through exotic lands with this fiddle-driven caravan of Klezmer, Balkan, Sephardic & original soul & swing music all spiced up with a Texas fiddle twist.

 

Michelle Alany

A passionate violinist and vocalist, Michelle Alany has delighted and wowed audiences worldwide.
 
Specializing in a global acoustic sound that features lush strings, soulful vocals and rhythmic groove, Michelle delivers soulful interpretations of traditional and original Sephardic (Judeo-Spanish), Balkan and Israeli songs infused with her tasty Austin-blues stylings.
 
She is at home delivering haunting Mediterranean melodies, trading shredder blues licks or gently crafting a sensuous country solo on the fly, bringing her joyous abandon and enthusiasm to any world of music.
 
As an in-demand touring musician and recording artist, she has performed with the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, played for sold-out events in theaters doing movie music or world music ensembles, and brought Texas music to packed Jazz and Blues listening rooms in Europe.

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DOORS 9:00 PM; SHOW 9:30 PM

$7-15 sliding scale

 

*no refunds or exchanges permitted*

{A note from the curators: The Meta Nastys are unable to perform at this edition due to circumstances beyond our control, though we promise to present them at a future Balkan Night. Apologies for any inconvenience or confusion.}

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