2014-02-28 Mardi Gras / Carnival meets Balkan Night – a festive mashup

Brazil_Carnival meets Balkan MusicCarnival season is in full swing, and we’re celebrating with festive music from Brazil, New Orleans, and other corners of the globe where people know how to party musically. Plus sprinklings of Balkan music, since this weekend also brings the 3rd Annual Balkan Night Northwest to Seattle. Call it… Mardi-Balk!

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Hour 1
Funk ‘n Lata
“Baile Funk (Live in Berlin)” from Rough Guide to Brazilian Street Party

Boban i Marko Marković Orkestar “Latino Cocek” from Go Marko Go!

Soul Rebels Brass Band “Night People” from Unlock Your Mind

Ferus Mustafov “Medley (: Stipski Cocek/Bleh Cocek)” from King Ferus

Cubanismo “Mardi Gras Mambo” from Mardi Gras Mambo

Kal “Duj Duj” from Kal

SambaDa “Capu Funk” from Salve a Bahia

Shantel “Koupes (I’ll Smash Glasses)” from Disko Partizani

Set break — Community Billboard

Arakatuba “Josimar (feat. Fila Brazilia)” from Brasil 2mil: The Soul of Bass-o-Nova

Taraf de Haidouks “Asturias” from Maskarada

Bossacucanova “A Pedida e Samba (with Elza Soares)” from Our Kind of Bossa

Slavic Soul Party! “Ya-Ya” from Bigger

Gal Costa “Chiclete Com Banana” from Festa Brasil

Hour 2
March Fourth Marching Band
“Ah Ya Bibi” from March Fourth Marching Band

Bat Makumba “Lua Bonita” from Bat Makumba

Romano Drom “Giabaras” from Ande Lindri, Hungaria

Jaakko Laitinen & Väärä Raha “Kasa Tuhkaa” from Lapland-Balkan

Nation Beat “Sebastiana” from Growing Stone

Balkan Beat Box featuring Vlada Tomova & M. Alexiava “Bulgarian Chicks” from Balkan Beat Box

Boban & Marko Markovic Orchestra “Cokolada (Chocolate)” from Gipsy Manifesto

Adrian Raso & Fanfare Ciocarlia “DJANGO” from Devil’s Tale

Set break — Concert Calendar

Stooges Brass Band “Muses” from globalFEST Selector

Alsarah and the Nubatones “Nuba Noutou” from Silt

Kayah “Transoriental” from Transoriental Orchestra

Joe Driscoll & Sekou Kouyate “Faya” from Faya

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