XENOS play the music of the Gypsies of Macedonia, driven by subtle complex and captivating rhythms, woven through with seductive sax solos in mysterious and evocative scales.
XENOS play for festivals large and small, country tours, schools, dance events and dance groups. Mixed weddings a speciality.
Xenos were based in Zurich for 6 years, touring Europe and playing at festivals such as St Chartier and Nantes in France, the Leipzig Tanzhaus Festival, Edinburgh Fringe, Greece and Romania. Then for 6 years in Melbourne where they perform for the Greek, Macedonian and Rom, as well as the wider Australian community.They have now returned to their beautiful home city of Hobart in Tasmania.
XENOS - liquid gold saxophone, zurna takes you to forgotten realms, songs of love and death in Rom.
XENOS steals your heart and feet - the music of the Balkan Roma
XENOS play for St. Johns and Aristotelis Greek dance groups, for Musica Viva in Schools, played at WOMAD in Reading UK and Adelaide, ETNIA in Portugal, and Australian festivals Woodford, The National Folk Festival, Port Fairy Folk Festival, Victor Harbour Folk Festival, Cygnet Folk Festival. Antipodes, Fasolatha, Estia and Dimitra festivals.