DAS MALAKAS are performing their high energy Ottoman Longas, Thracean Kantos and Anatolian Skank at Bar Open on Saturday the 10th of August.
Melbourne’s own 5 piece band Das Malakas brings a brand new energy to Melbourne’s music scene with their genre-hopping arrangements of songs from the ancient past as well as their own compositions. All of this is brought to you by some of Melbourne's most well known performers of Middle Eastern, Balkan, Gypsy and Klezmer music from bands such as Unified Gecko, Yalla and Bashka. DAS MALAKAS performs the finest of Ottoman Longas, Thracian Kantos and Anatolian skank. All delivered with high energy! Their infectious melodies and rhythms have been taking the audiences by storm. Dancing is a MUST!
DAS MALAKAS are:
Alisha Brooks - Soprano Saxophone
Cuneyt Cakmak - Kanun
Onur Puza - Electric Guitar
Phil Gunter - Bass Guitar
Murat Yücel - Drums and vocals