Ethnic Dance Music in Indiana

Indiana Arts Commission grant, 1986-87

Recordings in Archives of Traditional Music, Indiana University

Note: Click on highlighted dates to access field notes.

Years Artist/Event Hometown Instrument Style / Ethnicity
10/11/1986 Dance at the Sunset Hall: Los Casadores; Los Gorionceros Marion, Indiana (event in Fort Wayne, Indiana) accordion; bajo sexto &c. dance / Tejano
11/1/1986 Macedonian Ball at Shrine Auditorium: Bill Skimos Band Fort Wayne, Indiana clarinet, accordion &c. dance / Macedonian
11/8/1986 Live at Old Mill Restaurant: Milan Opacich w/ Drina Orchestra Schererville, Indiana prim, brac &c. tamburitza / Serbian & Croatian
12/6/1986 Bill Skimos Fort Wayne, Indiana interview Macedonian
12/6/1986 Dance at U.A.W. Hall: Justus III Fort Wayne, Indiana electric guitar, keyboard &c. square dance
1/31/1987 Vietnamese New Year's: Loi Tran Vu Hien; Ngo Nguyen Fort Wayne, Indiana vocals, keyboard &c. Vietnamese
2/10/1987 Dan Danilovich; St. Sava Folk Dancers Calumet City, Illinois (event in Merrillville, Indiana) interview; dance rehearsal Serbian
3/1/1987 Dance at S/S Peter & Paul Macedonian Orthodox Church: with Orchestra Balkan Gary, Indiana accordion &c. dance / Macedonian
3/26/1987 Live at Golden Shell: Star Serenaders Hammond, Indiana brac; bugarija &c. tamburitza / Serbian & Dalmatian
4/19/1987 Performance at S/S Peter & Paul: Ljupko Milensovic w/ Balkanske Igre dance troupe Chicago, Illinois kaval, guida & accordion South Slavic
4/19/1987 Dance at S/S Peter & Paul: Pelister Waukegan, Illinois (event in Gary, Indiana) accordion &c. dance / Macedonian
4/20/1987 Radio show & dance for Dyngus Day at Mike Berta's Place: Jerry Kurdys' Polka Party South Bend, Indiana accordion &c. dance / polka / Polish
4/24/1987 Dance at S/S Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral: Neo Kyma (New Wave) Addison, Illinois (event in Merrillville, Indiana) keyboards, bouzouki &c. dance / Greek
4/24/1987 Live at Marvin's: Star Serenaders Hammond, Indiana (event in Highland, Indiana) brac; bugarija &c. tamburitza / Serbian & Dalmatian
5/24/1987 Dance at St. Elijah's Serbian Orthodox Church: United Serbs Caumet City, Illinois (event in Crown Point, Indiana) accordion, keyboard &c. dance / Serbian
11/29/1987 Steve Deanovich Hammond, Indiana interview Serbian & Dalmatian