Back on tour after the release of their fourth studio album, Balkan Beat Box is making a stop in Denver tonight at the Summit Music Hall. This band emerged out of New York in 2005, but their sound is much more eastern than east coast. Balkan Beat Box was founded by Israeli-Americans Tamir Muskat and Ori Kaplan, and the duo fused together Mediterranean and Balkan music with electronic and hip-hop styled beats to create a fresh, new, extremely danceable approach to that traditional sound. Their third studio album release showcased some of the band's experimentation with Arabic and Spanish influences, and their newest album, Give, is another infused exploration of world sounds. Balkan Beat Box usually performs live with many supporting musicians to give incredible energy to their performances. Check out "Part of The Glory".

Atomga Groove Alliance is a ten-piece band from Denver that is rooted in afro-beat. With a scattering of instruments at their disposal including a full horn section and various percussion, they should recreate high energy afro-beat music with authenticity. They will also incorporate a host of other influences and styles into their sound, like funk, reggae and jazz. Check out "The Cure".

Men In Burka is the Denver electronic music project of Kamran Khan. With a couple supporting musicians and an array of synthesizers, sequencers, samplers and drum machines, Men In Burka creates a Middle Eastern infused version of hip-hop beats and experimental electronica that should get the crowd bouncing.  Check out "Khanga".

The Summit Music Hall doors open at 8:00PM and the music starts at about 9:00PM. The show is 18+ and tickets are $20. Tickets and more information are available online here.

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