Special Events

Dromeno Plays Music of Epiros, Thessaly, and Macedonia
{February 14, 2016}

The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Information is very pleased to announce an evening of music from the wilds of northern Greece performed by Dromeno.

 

Sunday, Feb 14th, 2016
7:30 p.m.
9:30 p.m.
All seats for both performances have been reserved. The standby list is now closed. 

 

The Museum of Jurassic Technology
9341 Venice Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232

 

$15 General Admission
$12 Museum members, students, seniors

 

ΔΡΩΜΕΝΟ - a cultural event or ritual

Dromeno is a traditional ensemble presenting authentic regional music from the Greek mainland and beyond, overlapping into the surrounding regions and finding the musical legacy that connects the traditions of the Balkans. Featuring clarinet and voices, the instrumentation also includes accordion, laouto and percussion. This concert showcases the music of Epiros, Thessaly, and Macedonia with soulful vocal harmonies and meditative improvised solos. The musicians comprise the husband and wife team, Christos Govetas and Ruth Hunter, along with their daughter, Eleni Govetas, son, Bobby Govetas, and laouto and guitar player, Nikos Maroussis.

Christos Govetas: clarinet, voice
Ruth Hunter: accordion, voice
Nikos Maroussis: laouto, guitar
Eleni Govetas: defi, doumbek, saxophone
Bobby Govetas: daouli

 

ALL RESERVATIONS ARE WILL-CALL.  
No tickets will be mailed to you.

 

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This concert is made possible in part by grants from the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs and the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.