Special Events

Dromeno Plays Music of Epiros
{July 26th, 2014}

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

 

Saturday, July 26th, 2014
7:30 p.m.
9:30 p.m.
All seats for the both performances have been reserved.
If you would like to be placed on a standby list, please email your
request--including your name & phone number--to events@mjt.org.

 

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 and Thessaly, 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,  and laouto and guitar player Nikos Maroussis.

Christos Govetas: clarinet, voice
Ruth Hunter: accordion, voice
Nikos Maroussis: laouto, guitar
Eleni Govetas: defi, doumbek
ALL RESERVATIONS ARE WILL-CALL.  
No tickets will be mailed to you.

 

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