Bands of Gypsies, Assisting us in Achieving Harmony in the Face of Collapse [part 4/6]


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Back before I'd discovered Fanfare Ciocărlia and was (almost contently) listening to nothing but Taraf de Haïdouks, Kočani Orkestar, and their Band of Gypsies combo act, I spent some time doing a bit of research on them all (if bouncing around the Internet counts as research) and came across a Romanian event called the Balkanik Festival which the Band of Gypsies was headlining the following month. As the festival's website stated, "Both bands will join their instruments and forces in a never-before-heard repertoire". I took that to mean an upcoming Band of Gypsies 3 album and tour, and although I was rather intrigued about such a possibility there was of course no way I was going to fly all the way to Europe to catch a sneak peek (I'll catch them in Australia if they return here).


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://fromfilmerstofarmers.com/bands-of-gypsies-assisting-us-in-achieving-harmony-in-the-face-of-collapse-part-4-6/