Don’t Miss Balkanite & Stone Flowers

You are invited to a unique evening of amazing music in the Festival Pavilion in Albert Square as part of Manchester Food & Drink Festival…

BALKANITE! — virtuoso live performances on Balkan instruments with DJs spinning electro Balkan beats brought to life with films, visuals and exquisite gypsy belly dancing. Indulge in the delights of the Balkans by feasting on Baklava and Balkan brandy…
STONE FLOWERS – A showcase performance created in response to the use of music around the world as a form of torture. An uplifting performance of original songs in English, Arabic, Farsi, Kurdish, French and Kikongo influenced by folk, roots, jazz and classical genres and written by torture survivors. In partnership with Freedom from Torture NW
Thursday 4 October 2012
Albert Square Festival Pavilion, Manchester, M60 2LA
STONE FLOWERS 6 – 7pm FREE ENTRY BALKANITE! 7.30 – 11.30pm £8 adv/£10

Musicians without Borders & Satellite State Disko present… BALKANITE!

An exhilarating show from GYPSY HILL playing fast n furious beats accompanied by a brass extravaganza
A melting pot of Funky beats and live Latin rhythms from ORGANGRINDERlayered with Eastern guitar licks, Hip Hop cuts and multi-lingual vocal melodies
Soulful, enchanting and poetic music from around the Balkans performed byBEHAR 
Plus a wild concoction of live Balkan Beats, Gypsy Soul, Middle Eastern surf and Nomad Ska from SATELLITE STATE DISKO DJs
All proceeds go to Musicians without Borders supporting war and torture survivors 
Hope to see you all there! OPA! MWB_A5Flyer