Dolunay plays Roots N Ruckus 10th Anniversary Fest
Date(s) - 12/05/2015
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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Dolunay will perform as a part of Jalopy Theatre’s Roots N Ruckus 10th Anniversary Festival. The event will span 4 days.
Dolunay will open the show on December 5, 2015 at 5:30pm
The Brooklyn, NY based trio Dolunay (Turkish for “full moon”) draws upon the songs from the Turkish people living across Rumeli, the former region of the Ottoman Balkans. Dolunay’s intimate sound, sparse in loudness and textured with the dissonance of eastern blues, gives way to a sound at once earthy and celestial, the size of which defies that of the small makeup of the band. Inspired to engage with the unique repertoire of lesser-known songs and empowered with a knack to enrich the uncovered sounds with a personal note, Dolunay creates the opportunity to breathe new life into melodies of a region culturally diverse and historically rich.
Jenny Luna – voice, percussion; Eylem Basaldi – violin; Adam Good – ud