February 16: Mara and Llew Kiek with Skorba at Petersham Bowling Club
From Petersham Bowling Club publicity:  
 
Mara & Llew Kiek are leading figures on the Australian and international World music scene, as singers, musicians, and directors, particularly for their roles in the Mara! band and the Martenitsa Choir. Mara and Llew will present a set of music from their vast repertoire, focussing particularly on the traditional music of the Balkans, Western Europe (including Celtic nations) and the Middle East, including their own original works based on these traditions.  
 
Later in their set they will joined by members of Skorba, who are an original world music band formed by Blue Mts musician/singer, Andy Busuttil, to present the cultural heritage of his homeland, Malta.
 
The band:
Andy Busuttil: vocals, soprano & alto sax, whistles & percussion;
Llew Kiek: bouzouki, gitern, baglama (Turkish lute), & guitar;
John Napier: cello, vocals;
John Robinson: oud, guitar & tambura.
 
Skorba will start the night off with a set of their songs in Maltese, Turkish and English, drawn from their suite "The Great Ottoman Seige of Malta" supported by a visual presentation. 
 
Approximate times: Skorba: 7.00 - 8.00pm. Mara & Llew Kiek (with members of Skorba): 8.30 - 9.30pm.  
Sunday February 16
Petersham Bowling Club: 77 Brighton St Petersham
Ph: 9569 4639
http://thepbc.org.au 
Admission: $26 
 
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Mara! Video:
 
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