BLOK: Slavic Music Meet
is a first-of-its-kind gathering devoted to east European music, featuring live performances by Canadian acts and virtual shows from artists located in Eastern Europe. Ashkenaz is hosting a panel discussion and presenting two showcase performances, by Toronto’s own Queen Kong,
and cross-Canadian ensemble Sergiu Popa & ROMada
, which made its world premiere last month in our barn concert series. Tickets are now on sale
for the BLOK Party outdoor festival on Sept 18, 2-11pm, which is headlined by Lemon Bucket Orkestra
BLOK: SLAVIC MUSIC MEET is an Eastern European Music Festival and Summit.
OPENING ACTS – Friday Sept 17, 8-11pm
POLKY | Polish Village
QUEEN KONG | Avant Klez (Presented by Ashkenaz)
WHERE: On the patio at Drom Taberna (458 Queen St. W.)
IN PERSON BLOK PARTY – Saturday Sept.18, 2pm-11pm
with performances by:
LEMON BUCKET ORCHESTRA | Guerilla folk party punk
SERGIU POPA & ROMADA | Canadian ROMA (Presented by Ashkenaz)
BLISK | Pan Slavic Polyphony
TURKWAZ | Balkan-Greek Fusion
GEMIST | Croatian Tamburasi
MEDUSA | Scandi-Balkan Fiddle Folk
With virtual performances presented by Music Export Ukraine, Music Export Poland, Music Estonia, Hangveto Hungary, and MOST: Bridge for Balkan Music.
WHERE: The Green P (lot 106) at Queen St W & Augusta Ave, across from Drom Taberna
BLOK TALKS: Conference for Industry Professionals | Panels, Discussions & Networking.
TICKETS ON SALE NOW!