Arabesque performs traditional Middle Eastern (Turkish, Arabic, Persian and Armenian) music on traditional acoustic Middle Eastern instruments and features all of the hundreds of local/regional/national Middle Eastern Tribal and Belly Dancers.
Arabesque is: Arabesque founder Michael Beach (lead vocals, doumbek, drums & mizmar), Clark Salisbury (oud & saz), Carolyn ‘Joumana’ Eaton (Arabic accordion & kanoon), Kevin McGregor (clarinet & oboe), and Eric Stern (oud & Arabic accordion).
Arabesque includes Michael Beach and Clark Salisbury from the Portland based 2008 Grammy nominated Brothers of the Baladi. Brothers of the Baladi are a national / international touring Middle Eastern / World Music band.
For more information about Arabesque, please see: http://www.arabesque-band.com/index.htm
Performers for the evening will be selected by lottery. Please click here to submit the Online Lottery Form. This form closes on Friday, April 13 at 11:59 pm. We will also take lottery submissions at the MEDGE International Dance Day Show on Saturday, April 14, and names will be drawn during intermission of the April 14 show.