Featuring Arabesque – Live Music Night, November 21, 2014

MEDGE monthly shows are held at Cozmic, 199 W 8th Ave, Eugene, Oregon. Our show starts at 8:30 and is always family friendly. Admission for November’s show is only $10. Come on down and enjoy an evening of dance with live music!

Arabesque 2013The Portland-based band Arabesque performs traditional Middle Eastern (Turkish, Arabic, Persian and Armenian) music on traditional acoustic Middle Eastern instruments.

Arabesque includes the incredible talents of Michael Beach (lead vocals, doumbek, drums & mizmar) and Clark Salisbury (oud & saz) — both from the Portland-based, 2008 Grammy nominated Brothers of the Baladi — along with Carolynn Eaton (Arabic accordion & kanoon), Kevin Bayliss (clarinet & oboe), Kim Wilson (violin) and Albert McDonnell (acoustic bass).

Join us for an evening of energetic, amazing live music from this fantastic group of musicians, along with dance performances from MEDGE dancers Lola, Mali, Amy, and Zahia, plus plenty of open dance for the audience as well! Come on down and shimmy with us!

Also, Margie Templeton will be vending and will have some non-belly dance Christmas present scarves among her usual offerings – and everything’s on sale!!