Middle Eastern Music - Arabic Classical and Folkloric -
Turkish Classical and Roman - Original Compositions -
Tribal Dance - Moroccan, Magrebi and Muwashahat

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Calendar updated on May 27, 2017



Helm Workshops and Performances - September through December, 2017

Sept 29, Sat at Wu Wei Tea Temple 1820 SFBD. Fairfax, CA 94930 -7 to 9pm - We will be playing Turkish and Arabic classical pieces with Paul Anderson on oud and Lani Rhoadeson qanun.

Sept 30,Sat at Open Belly Revival IIRedwood Cafe, 8240 Redwood Hwy, Cotati, CA 94931; 8 -11 pmWe will be playing Turkish and Arabic dance pieces with Paul Anderson on oud and Lani Rhoades on qanun. Come pick a song and dance, two live music and one recorded set.$5-10 cover

Oct 20-22 ATSĀ® Sisters Collective, St Lo Studio, Via Tiburtina 5b, Rome, Italy Mark and Ling Shien will be giving private classes on the 20th, workshops and performances in conjunction with the ATS Sisters Collective of Isabel de Lorenzo, Philippa, Gudrun and Silvia. Here is the link for more details..

Nov 5, Dec 3 Sundays at El Morocco Restaurant, 2203 Morello Ave, Pleasant Hill, CA Al Azifoon & Helm will be playing. Start time 6:30pm; ph# 925-671-0132 for reservations