Boston Balkan Night 2010. Raya Brass Band’s accordion player Max was chased by a bee. This was before he became a bee keeper.
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We appeared along with Black Sea Hotel and Fishtank Ensemble for this annual fundraiser for the East European Folklife Center in May 2009.
Raya Brass Band had the honor of leading eager folks onto the recently completed Walkway Over the Hudson on opening day on October 3, 2009. This amazing old railway bridge is now the the world’s longest pedestrian bridge and definitely worth a visit next time you’re upstate. Fast Facts About the Walkway from Walkway Over […]
We thought you’d like to see the place where many of us got our start, in Michael Ginsburg’s brass band class at the EEFC Balkan Music and Dance Camp. There’s still space at this year’s workshop at Iroquois Springs! Go! Dive in! The water’s real nice!
Hey, we’re in this Balkan Beat Box video mashup! We show up for the first time around 2:15 after the snake charmer and before the magic carpet rider. Then we show up a few more times after that…
We return to our favorite Williamsburg/Central European/Brooklyn biergarten, Radegast Hall, on Thursday night, July 1. Bier, brat and Balkan tunes with Raya Brass Band in a gorgeous room. Drop on by! Thursday July 1, 2010 Raya Brass Band at Radegast Hall http://www.radegasthall.com/ Radegast Hall and Biergarten 113 N 3rd St in Williamsburg, Brooklyn map: http://bit.ly/c4Q9IM […]
Originally published by What Weekly in their roundup of the best of Baltimore, these pictures capture the spirited party we played at H&H on June 18 as a benefit for Red Emma’s Bookstore Coffeehouse Free School. Photos by Tedd Henn. And now a What Weekly Exclusive; it appears that a dance party of epic proportions […]
We’re travelin to Pittsburgh, Philly, Baltimore, Winchester, and Washington, DC on June 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20 and bringing the Raya Brass Band sound to new audiences, new cities, new venues. Tell your friends! -Wednesday 6/16 – Pittsburgh – 9 pm Howler’s Coyote Cafe Venue: http://howlerscoyotecafe.com/ $8 adv/$10 door. 21+ 4509 Liberty Ave Pittsburgh […]
Check us out in front of Bubby’s on Main St in DUMBO on Monday June 21 @ 7 pm as part of Make Music NY 2010. FREE MUSICAL PROGRAMS IN DUMBO JUNE 21: 10 STAGES OF FREE CONCERTS AS PART OF MAKE MUSIC NEW YORK. New York, NY – Make Music New York, described by […]
We’re baaack! Its another festive Saturday night in the LES with Raya Brass Band at the legendary Bulgarian Bar, aka Mehanata. The lovely Tina Richerson will be holding down the door and we will be doing our usual stalking around the room and bamboozling every possible combination of dancers, diners, uncomfortable first dates, annoyed people […]