Friday December 19
Balti Mare (Balkan/Gypsy dance inferno)
2001 14th ST NW
Washington, DC 20009
Baltimore’s own Balkan gypsy dance inferno, Balti Mare, return to Washington, DC and are sure to bring the party. Balti Mare (pronounced mah-ray) is a 7 to 8-piece Eastern European/ Balkan Gypsy band and they claim to be from Balti Mare, Transylvania. They perform upbeat dance and party music. Formerly chicken and goat herders from the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains they now perform both original & traditional gypsy folk music in several languages including: English, Romanian, Rroma (gypsy), Slovak, Macedonian, & Serbian. The instrumentation includes: accordion, violin, alto sax, guitar, bass, hand percussion, and drums.