Today marks the start of the 2nd annual New York Gypsy Festival. The 2-week "Fiesta Romani" will run from September 24th and October 8th. Once again, the festival will offer a broad perspective on various styles of gypsy music and dance.
Last year Gogol Bordello performed, unfortunately this year they won't be - but Eugene Hutz (pictured, from the performance last year) will be hosting and deejaying at one of the events (Sunday, Oct. 8th, 9pm. Tickets here. The full schedule, after the jump...
2nd NY Gypsy Festival Schedule:
Sunday, Sept. 24th @ Joe's Pub at 7.30pm Cafe Antarsia Ensemble / Greece
Sunday, Sept. 24th @ Joe's Pub at 9.30 & 11.30pm KAL / Serbia
Friday, Sept. 29th @ NYU Skirball Center at 8pm Costel Vasilesku / Romania Slavic Soul Party! "Gypsy Funk"/ Brooklyn
Saturday, Sept. 30th @ NYU Skirball Center at 8pm Honved Dance Company / Hungary
Monday, Oct. 2nd @ Joe's Pub at 7pm
Vlada Tomova "Balkan Tales" / Bulgaria
Tuesday, Oct. 3rd @ M 1-5 at 10pm
Hungry March Band / New York
Gypsy Dancer Dorit
Wednesday, Oct. 4th @ Joe's Pub at 11.30pm THE CLARINET ALL- STARS Featuring Husnu Senlendirici / Turkey Yuri Yunakov / Bulgaria Ismail Lumanovski / Macedonia Panogiotis Andreou / Greece Seido Salifoski / Macedonia Jordan Pearlman / Philadelphia
Wed, Oct. 4th @ M 1-5 at 9pm
Frank London's Klezmer Brass Allstars / New York Balkan Fantasia / New York
Thursday, Oct.5th @ M 1-5 at 10pm
Zagnut Orkestar "Balkan Music" / New York Zlatne Uste "Balkan Brass Band"
Friday, Oct. 6th @ Joe's Pub at 11.30
THE CLARINET ALL - STARS Featuring
Husnu Senlendirici / Turkey
Yuri Yunakov / Bulgaria
Ismail Lumanovski / Macedonia
Panogiotis Andreou / Greece
Seido Salifoski / Macedonia
Jordan Pearlman / Philadelphia
Saturday, Oct. 7th @ The ROXY at 8pm
New Generation Gipsy Kings / France
(Georges Reyes, Anthony Reyes, Michel Batrac) Romashka / Gypsy and folk music from Romania, the Balkans, Russia and beyond"
Guest vocals by Dorit
Gypsy Dancer Julia Kulakova / Russia
Sunday, Oct. 8th @ LQ at 9pm
Hosted by Eugene Hutz - DJ Set (Gogol Bordello) Kultur Shock "Gypsy Punk" / Seattle Kolpakov Trio / Russia - "Gypsy Music with 7 String Guitar virtouse"
Acquaragia Drom / Italy