Lilly of the West to do gigs and present new songs

The Bulgarian country musicians are getting ready for a series of gigs in the spring and summer, with their rich repertoire of country, western, swing and blues standards. The program is to include new gospel and folk songs as well. The band is also working on new musical arrangements, using the piano, electric guitar and electric double bass.

The first two concerts will take place on February 20th at 20:00h at the About Last Night Club, 24 Tsar Ivan Shishman Street, and on March 16th at 20:00h at HOM’s Bar, 3 Evlogi and Hristo Georgievi Boulevard (by Lake Ariana).

Lilly of the West is the most successful Bulgarian country band, created in 1996 in the city of Sofia. After releasing their debut album, the musicians took part in prestigious festivals across Europe and North America. In 1998 they were elected “best country and bluegrass group in Europe”. They have also won awards by the World Country and Bluegrass Association in Nashville. Lilly of the West perform a rich repertoire of country, bluegrass, swing, jazz, Irish and Bulgarian folk and more; they have issued nine albums that were highly appraised by international music magazines. Lilly Drumeva-O’Reilly is founder and front musician, she is also a famous journalist, producer, impresario and songwriter, as well as author of a book – Mood with Lilly – Music in 50 Themes, and organizer of the international Sofia Singer Songwriter Fest.

Lilly of the West:

Lilly Drumeva-O’Reilly – vocalist, guitar

Mihail Shishkov – banjo, slide guitar, harmonica, piano

Yasen Vasilev – guitar

Svoboda Bozduganova – double bass

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Lilly Drumeva