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Doris
Posted 9/14/2019 4:34 PM (#711)
Subject: Coffeehouse in the Greenhouse: Gypsy Star Band, October 18, 2019 at 7PM


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Friday, October 18, 2019.
You can enjoy live music at one of the most unique scenic and historical sites in our county. Sacred Lands is a waterfront botanical garden with live peacocks. Come enjoy dancing, food, and live music in the air conditioned Greenhouse building. Our featured artist will be the GYPSY STAR BAND and the opening act is bellydancer, Kimara Lee who will begin the show at 7:30 p.m. There is a $12.00 admission. A healthy homemade meal is available for purchase separately for $8.00. Gates open at 7:00 p.m.

For directions and parking info contact us at 727-367- 3592 or 347-0354. Sacred Lands parking entrance via 1700 Park Street N. and Elbow Lane, St. Petersburg, FL 33710. Take Park Street to Elbow Lane. (There is a JP Tavern sign on the corner where you turn.) Turn west towards boat ramp but then turn left before it into the big shell parking lot. For more information about Sacred Lands’ other events and weekly historic tours check the website calendar at www.sacredlandspreservationandeducation.org.

GYPSY STAR BIO:

The original music of Gypsy Star artfully fuses indie folk rock with sounds and rhythms

from around the world. Imagine if Fleetwood Mac, Blackmore’s Night, Loreena

McKennitt and the Gipsy Kings got together to form a new band… throw in a bit of jazz

and classical music and it might sound very much like Gypsy Star.

Gypsy Star’s songs feature classical flamenco guitar, an array of hand percussion, a

tight rhythm section of bass and drums, sultry vocals and harmonies. The band often

features additional performers on violin, accordion, cello or woodwinds.

The mystique behind this dynamic band are songs that lie at the creative hand of guitarist and composer Billy Keen who merges his own musical roots in American rock, folk and

blues with a more global influence tapping into Spanish, Celtic, Latin, Mediterranean

and Caribbean flavors. Long time bandmate, vocalist and percussionist Belinda

Brodsky, breathes poetry into Keen’s tunes with lyrics that capture the essence of

ancient tales, the insight of modern storytelling and the charm of timeless, heartfelt

sentiments. Together they weave a colorful, melodic tapestry of enchanting, uplifting

songs.

Spirited folkloric dancer, Kimara Lee, complements the band’s music through the art of

movement.

The band has recorded and released 3 albums…the self-titled debut album Gypsy Star in

2007; Once In A Dream 2012; Under The Moonlit Night in 2017 and a holiday music

single… The Tale Of The Mistletoe in 2015.

They have performed live on radio and television in concert throughout Florida and the

Eastern United States with exciting shows that are a cultural feast for the eyes and ears!

For more information: www.gypsystarband.com
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