Slavic Soul Party

SAT, SEP 23, 2023
7:00 PM

In-Person Tickets: 

$20 General Admission / $15 Members, Seniors, & Students w/ID

Dance Workshop:

7:00 PM 


8:00 PM 

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Join us at Flushing Town Hall for an electrifying evening of music with Slavic Soul Party! This nine-piece brass band will have you grooving to their unique blend of Fiery Balkan brass, irresistible beats, Roma (Gypsy) accordion wizardry, and virtuoso jazz chops. Hailed as NYC's official #1 brass band for BalkanSoul GypsyFunk, Slavic Soul Party! transforms the sounds of New York life through a Balkan brass filter, creating fresh music that reflects themes of immigration, integration, and ingenuity.

The night's program will kick off with...

A 7:00 PM exclusive dance workshop, where you can dive deeper into the band's musical influences and learn about their innovative approach to blending different cultural elements.
Then, at 8:00 PM, the concert will begin, taking you on a musical journey through their captivating repertoire, including tunes from their recent record, "SSP! Plays Duke Ellington's Far East Suite."

This sixth album pays homage to the Ellington opus while infusing it with the band's distinct flavor, resulting in a truly heavenly match of cultural boundaries and individual creativity.

Don't miss this incredible opportunity to experience the magic of Slavic Soul Party! Known for their infectious energy and their ability to deliver a great time, this is a night of music you won't want to miss! Get your tickets now and be part of an unforgettable musical experience at Flushing Town Hall.

Artist Bio:

Slavic Soul Party is NYC's #1 BalkanSoul GypsyFunk brass band. Their music blends fiery Balkan brass, irresistible beats, Roma accordion wizardry, and virtuoso jazz chops. With a focus on immigration, integration, and ingenuity, they infuse the sounds of New York life through a Balkan brass filter. Their Tuesday night residency in Brooklyn attracts music fans from all over the world and has earned them a reputation for delivering an amazing time (New York Times). 

Touring extensively across North America, Europe, and beyond for over a decade, they have performed in a wide array of venues, from Serbian schoolyards to Carnegie Hall. Their most recent album, "SSP! Plays Duke Ellington’s Far East Suite" (Ropeadope), is their sixth and pays tribute to the Ellington opus while adding their unique flavor (Chicago Reader). The album explores cultural boundaries, historical lineage, and individual creativity (Wall St. Journal).

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Michael Ginsburg is the director and lead trumpet player of Zlatne Uste Balkan Brass Band; he has been interested in Balkan music and dances, especially Macedonian and Serbian, for many years. He is an expert in the complicated rhythms of Balkan music and has made several research trips to Bulgaria and the former Yugoslavia, and studied in North Macedonia with Pece Atanasovski. Michael has been on the teaching staff of the Macedonian Pearl seminar in Berovo, North Macedonia, and is a frequent staff member of the EEFC Balkan Music & Dance Workshops on both coasts. In addition to teaching at folk dance camps and seminars in North America, he has given workshops in Balkan dance in Brazil, Japan, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. 

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