The 3rd Battle of the Bands, sponsored by the Fiddle Club of the World, will unfold in Szold Hall at the Old Town School of Folk Music (4545 N. Lincoln) in Chicago on Sunday, July 13.
3 bands, 2 hours of dancing, intermittent dance lessons, big fun
The winning band is the one that best fills the floor with dancers. Vote with your feet.
Renato Anesi Trio
This was Renato visiting an Old Town School class.
Check out some of the many concert videos on his YouTube channel.
Byzantine Time Machine
Scientronic* Greek and Balkan syrtos and kolos.
Check out some samples on their sound cloud.
* Santur, sax, horns and drums processed through a flux capacitor.
Fantastic Toe Trippers Orchestra
Polkas, waltzes and barn dances from 3 continents