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NCEM, York
Saturday 22 March 7:30pm

Adults £13.00 | Concessions £11.00 | Students £5.00

 Please note tickets are no longer available to buy online, but can be bought from the box office 45 minutes prior to the start of the performance, which commences at 7:30pm.
Hailed by Songlines as 'Britain's best klezmer and Balkan music band', She'Koyokh's evolution spans the humble origins of busking at East London's Columbia Road flower market, to performing in the famous concert halls of Europe including Amsterdam's Concertgebouw and London's Southbank Centre.

She'Koyokh has supported Mahala Rai Banda at the London Jazz Cafe and collaborated with the Aurora Orchestra at LSO St Luke's. In 2012 they were nominated as Best Group in the Songlines World Music Awards. Their third album, 'Wild Goats and Unmarried Women' due for release in Spring 2014, reflects their commitment for over a decade to traditional music across Eastern Europe and the Balkans. 

'Stars of the UK Klezmer scene… new and original' fROOTS

Hot off the press..... read the 5 star review in the Evening Standard below:
Wild Goats & Unmarried Women


She'Koyokh are one of London's musical treasures, playing the best Balkan and klezmer music in Britain. The eight band members come from the UK, Turkey, Greece, Serbia and the US and several have studied with great musicians in the Balkans. With a strong female frontline of Cigdem Aslan (vocals), Meg Hamilton (violin) and Susi Evans (clarinet), they have completely assimilated the various styles and Wild Goats, their third CD, is their most accomplished.At its heart is a gorgeous song of lost love, Selanik Türküsü, and around it  the music is fiery and emotional, lyrical and virtuoso with shrieking clarinet and sighing violin. 

Simon Broughton 

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