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2017

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  • Sun
    29
    Jan
    2017

    Live Music Immersion Day - Germany

    11:00 - 17:15

    Studio Sarossy, Oppener Str. 44/1 (use 44 for GPS) in Würselen, DE


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    Enrol Here - khalidadance.com

    Times, Topics and Teachers:

    11.00-12:00h: Shimmy Warmup – Musical Shimmies with live Tabla (Khalida and Guy)

    12:30-14:30h: Tabla Solo Interpretation & Rhythmic Awareness – Master your drum solos (Guy Schalom)

    15:15-17:15h: MPI – Musicality, Performance skills and Improvisation – A must-do for any dancer! (Guy Schalom)

    Note: You can sign up for each workshop individually, or book the full day at a slight discount.

    The perfect way to kick start the new year and take your dance to the next level. Understand the music and improve your dancing forever.

    Enrol Here - khalidadance.com

  • Fri
    10
    Feb
    2017

    Yair Dalal & Tarek Bitar - Ahbab Festival

    8pm

    The Junction, Cambridge


    Double bill with Guy Schalom and also featuring two of the Middle East's greatest artists.  

    Book Tickets

     

  • Sat
    18
    Feb
    2017
    Sun
    19
    Feb
    2017

    Danceworkshop Integration and Expansion of the Body


    Parnassos Cultuurcentrum Utrecht, Netherlands


    Hilal Dance workshop weekend taught by Alessandro Bascioni and accompanied by Guy Schalom. 

    To sign up for this workshop: Fiona, www.alzahradancing.nl info@alzahradancing.nl

  • Fri
    17
    Mar
    2017

    Alpen Klezmer


    Holzkirchen, Germany


    Bavarian Klezmer and Yiddish music at its best!

    Band Website

  • Sat
    18
    Mar
    2017

    Trio Yas


    Holzkirchen, Germany


    The powerhouse klezmer trio in Germany. 

  • Sat
    25
    Mar
    2017

    Guy Schalom & Tarek Bitar (Concert + Workshop)

    2pm-11pm

    Dilton Marsh Memorial Hall, Westbury, Wiltshire, BA13 4DT


     

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    12pm-1:45pm - NEWLY ADDED: Rhythmic Awareness & Tabla Solo Interpretation - Live Music Workshop from Guy Schalom.  Internalise the major Egyptian dance rhythms and gain confidence improvising to them, learn to interpret the musical signals tabla players use to indicate changes in the music and learn how to indicate your wishes to the musicians during performance.

    Contact Kathryn to book your place: KathrynToyne@hotmail.co.uk

    2pm-5pm - SOLD OUT - Tarab Song Workshop for Dancers - Interactive dance session from Guy Schalom and featuring Tarek Bitar on oud and vocals on this soulful and emotive style of Arabic music.  A detailed look at the key musical stuructures and archetypes of classical Arabic vocal music plus time to practice and develop a stronger feeling for this beautiful style. 

    7:30pm-11pm - Middle Eastern Night (Concert & Banquet) - Join Tarek Bitar and Guy Schalom in a rare and intimate duo format for an Arabic party like no other.  Optional Middle Eastern banquet.  

    Contact Kathryn for tickets: KathrynToyne@hotmail.co.uk

  • Sun
    26
    Mar
    2017

    Baladi Blues Academy - Practice Session (SOLD OUT)

    2pm-6pm

    Haverstock School - Performance Hall, 24 Haverstock Hill, Chalk Farm, London, NW3 2BQ, United Kingdom
    Nearest Undergound Station: Chalk Farm


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    This event is now sold out.  Please contact the Baladi Blues Academy HERE to join the waiting list and register your interest in future workshops and events.  

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    Back by popular demand - the Baladi Blues Academy - Practice Session will be hosted by Guy Schalom and Lebanese master out-player and singer Tarek Bitar and offers dancers and musicians a unique opportunity to:

    - prepare for auditions, competitions and other performances
    - practice improvising with world-class Arabic musicians
    - gain a better understanding of Arabic dance music (classical, Baladi and other folk styles)
    - have fun, meet like-minded people and
    - take your dancing/musicianship to the next level

     This is what you can expect:

    -Plenty of time to practice beginnings, endings and tricky musical corners
    -Detailed and clear explanations about the music
    -YOUR choice of music (please ask in advance)
    -Valuable constructive feedback from the musicians
    -Up to 4 hours of live music
    -A supportive and empowering environment among like-minded people who put dance and music FIRST.
    -Limited numbers

    This challenging work requires supportive people who share our ethos. That ethos is critical to all our education and development work - the music and dance come first with no exceptions. 

     

  • Sat
    01
    Apr
    2017

    Baladi Blues Unplugged : Featuring Sonia Ochoa

    Doors 7:30pm / Music 8pm

    Address: The Cockpit, Gateforth St, Marylebone, London NW8 8EH

    Nearest Stations: Marylebone / Edgware Rd


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    Click Here for Tickets

    Guy Schalom and Egyptian quarter-tone accordionist Magdy Tewfik return to London following a string of sell-out Baladi Blues Unplugged shows last year - again featuring dancer Sonia Ochoa (Bellydance Superstars).  Also featuring dancers Hannah Mi AnisAnna Kemper and Angelina plus special guest Glenn Sharp on guitar and oud.

  • Sat
    22
    Apr
    2017
    Sun
    23
    Apr
    2017

    Beat It! Music & Dance Workshops - DE


    Tanzstudio Upswing, Aschaffenburg 63877, Aschaffenburg, Germany


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    Details + Booking

    Live Music Workshops from Guy Schalom:

    Rhythmic Awareness & Tabla Solo Interpretation - Live Music Workshop

    Musicality, Performance Skills & Improvisation (MPI) - Live Music Workshop
     

  • Sun
    07
    May
    2017

    Live Music Dance Workshop - The Next Level (Sold Out)

    12-3

    Weymouth, Dorset


    This workshop is now SOLD OUT.  Click here to join the waiting list.  

    Theme: Live Music - The Next Level

    Combining his ground-breaking teaching methods, his Egyptian dance music expertise and his passionate, joyful style, Guy Schalom will encourage participants to step out of their comfort zone, expand their repertoire and re-think their approach to dance.  
     
    The workshop will be accompanied by Egyptian accordion master Magdy Tewfik as well as Guy Schalom on darabuka.  

  • Thu
    15
    Jun
    2017
    Sun
    18
    Jun
    2017

    Baladi Camp - Oslo, Norway


    Oslo, Norway


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    Benefit from a whole weekend studying Baladi with Guy Schalom and dancing to live music.   Sessions taught and accompanied by Guy Schalom and accordionist Gamal el Kordi.  Hosted by Maikki Fonneløp and Studio Orient. 

    Limited places.  Register Here

  • Sun
    25
    Jun
    2017

    "Fantasy" Drum Solo Workshops - London

    1pm-5:30pm

    Pineapple Dance Studios (Studio 6), 7 Langley St, Covent, Garden, London WC2H 9JA


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    Workshops

    1-3 Advanced Isolation & Shimmies - Angelina (2h/£39)
    3:30-5:30 Drum Solo Choreography - Angelina & Guy (2h/£44)

    Package:

    Full Day (£63)

    Register Here

    or transfer £63 to the following account:

    Guy Schalom / sort code: 07-01-16 / account number: 34244861 International: IBAN - GB41 NAIA 0701 1634 2448 61
    (Contact us to pay by PayPal)

  • Sun
    16
    Jul
    2017
    Sat
    22
    Jul
    2017

    Yiddish Summer Weimar - Instrumental Course


    Weimar, Germany


    Join Guy Schalom and a host of internationally acclaimed musicians and scholars at this annual course for musicians wishing to improve their Klezmer, Arabic and World Music skills.

    Info Here

  • Sun
    06
    Aug
    2017
    Fri
    11
    Aug
    2017

    Klezfest London


    SOAS, University of London, Thornhaugh St, Russell Square 

    WC1H OXG London, United Kingdom


    Learn to play and dance klezmer music with world-class teachers.  

    Booking and info HERE.  

  • Mon
    07
    Aug
    2017
    Fri
    11
    Aug
    2017

    Tants, Tants, Tants

    10am-5pm (Each Day)

    SOAS, University of London, Thornhaugh St, Russell Square 

    WC1H OXG London, United Kingdom


    Exclusive East European Jewish dance course directed and led by Guy Schalom.  Accompanied throughout by the superb Trio Yas

    More info and booking details HERE.

  • Sun
    27
    Aug
    2017
    Mon
    28
    Aug
    2017

    Frank London & Yanky Lemmer - Warsaw


    Warsaw, Poland


    New York klezmer superstar Frank London and cantorial singer Yanky Lemmer headline at this superb festival in Warsaw, Poland - accompanied by Merlin Shepherd (clarinet), Paddy Farrel (accordion), Benjy Fox-Rosen (bass) and Guy Schalom (drums). 

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  • Fri
    01
    Sep
    2017

    BBC Radio 3: In Tune


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    Guy Schalom talks about his forthcoming CD release and performs LIVE in the BBC studio ahead of the Baladi Blues Ensemble 10 year anniversary festival: LondonLive

  • Thu
    07
    Sep
    2017
    Sun
    10
    Sep
    2017

    LondonLive - Dance Music Knowledge


    London (Various)


    The first live music dance festival of its kind featuring Guy Schalom & The Baladi Blues Ensemble!

    Thursday 7th September

    20:00-22:30 – LondonLive Opening Night: Baladi Blues Ensemble plus UK & International Guests

    Friday 8th September

    12:00-16:00 - Live Music Dance Workshops: Musicality (Guy Schalom & Louai Alhenawi)

    18:30-19:30 - Concert: Joglaresa with Guy Schalom

    Saturday 9th September

    11:00 - 16:30 - Live Music Dance Workshops: Egyptian Essentials (Guy Schalom & Magdy Tewfik)

    19:30 - 22:30 - Concert: Baladi Blues Ensemble - CD Launch

    Sunday 10th September

    10:00-13:00 - Live Music Workshop: Practice Session & Masterclass for Dancers & Musicians - (Baladi Blues Ensemble)

    14:00+ Concert: Baladi Blues RELOADED featuring Yair Dalal, Transglobal Underground & Kamel Nitrate

     

    All Bookings & Info Here

  • Fri
    08
    Sep
    2017

    Joglaresa - In Concert


    St John's Church, St John's Square, Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 4JJ (Farringdon Station)


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    Guy Schalom features in this radical reworking of the Crusades theme.  Joglaresa perform songs and poetry directly related to the Crusade Wars by medieval Arabs, Jews and Christians. 

    Tickets Here

  • Sat
    09
    Sep
    2017

    Baladi Blues Ensemble - CD Launch Concert

    19:30-22:30

    Zigfrid von Underbelly (Downstairs Bar), 11 Hoxton Square, London N1 6NU (Old Street Station)


    Launch concert for the eagerly-awaited new CD from Guy Schalom & The Baladi Blues Ensemble featuring classic Egyptian Baladi and drum solos with Magdy Tewfik (Accordion), Aly el Minyawi (Percussion), Ahmed el Saidi (Saxophone) and the late Adam Warne (Percussion). 

    Tickets: £14 Advance / £20 On Door

    Tickets available on the door - arrive early to avoid disappointment!

    Beat the crowd!!

    Pre-Order your SIGNED copy of Guy Schalom's forthcoming CD at the special launch price of £10 (saving £3.99) and receive it one month ahead of everyone else!

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    Get hold of a copy of Guy Schalom's forthcoming CD at the special launch price of £10 (saving £2.29) and receive it one month ahead of everyone else - exclusively at the Baladi Blues Ensemble - CD launch!

    Part of the LondonLive Festival of Dance, Music and Knowledge

  • Sun
    10
    Sep
    2017

    Baladi Blues RELOADED + Yair Dalal + Transglobal Underground + Kamel Nitrate

    14:00 - FREE EVENT

    Regent’s Park (Bandstand), London NW1 4NT (Baker Street Station)



    The Egyptian master musicians led by Guy Schalom and featuring members of Transglobal Underground and Kamel Nitrate collaborate with Jewish-Iraqi musical legend Yair Dalal (oud, violin, voice).  

    Presented in collaboration with JMI as part of Klezmer in the Park Festival also featuring world music sensations The Turbans

    FREE EVENT

  • Fri
    15
    Sep
    2017

    Trio Yas - Berlin

    8pm

    Werkstatt Der Kulturen, Berlin, DE


    The Klezmer powerhouse trio returns to Berlin for one night only!

    All Details Here

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