Amariszi (NL)

The band presently consists of eight members and it was originally founded by the accordionist Kay Krijnen and drummer Dolf Huybers in 2007. After four years of work, the band released their debut album with the self-spoken name Balkan Chaotika. Its mixture of Balkan music, reggae, klezmer, pop-music, folk and blues has won the band the attention of the organizers of major festivals, reviewers, and of the well-informed audiences across all Europe.

The dominant trait of the band’s sound is the clean vocal of Merel Simons which flows through songs with rich arrangements which rely greatly on the founder’s accordion and the three-player wind section. “We turn every concert into a party” is the band’s motto they are coming to Prague with.