Slavic Soul Party returns to Asheville

Really, it’s just fun to say. Slavic Soul Party!. According to a press release, what it entails is “fiery Balkan brass, throbbing funk grooves, Romani accordion wizardry and virtuoso jazz chops.” Oh, and nine musicians — a lineup that should neatly fill the stage at The LAB on Tuesday, April 24.

There’s this, too: “This will be the band’s first club gig in Asheville since thrilling audiences at the Lake Eden Arts Festival in 2010. SSP! is on a record release tour down the east coast, culminating in performances at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and the Festival Internationale in Louisiana.” The album in question, by the way, is NY Underground Tapes.

Watch the band perform at Club Helsinki in Hudson, N.Y. last year:

Their Lab show (two sets!) gets started around 8:30 p.m. Cover is $8.

About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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