2020 Calendar, last updated Jan 02,2020. For international performances, musicians: Ling Shien and Mark. For domestic performances, a two to five piece band which may include oud, qanun, additional percussion.
Jan 05, Sunday 7-10 pm - Open Belly at Redwood Cafe, 8240 Old Redwood Highway, Cotati, CA. Produced by Nathalie Tedrick - Helm with our four piece band will be playing two live music sets and there will be one recorded music set. Contact Nathalie to perform for the recorded set. Start: 7 pm. Event link on Facebook is here
Feb 02, Sunday 3-5 pm, Filoli Historic House and Garden, 86 Cañada Road, Woodside, CA Ling Shien and Mark will be performing with dance interpretations by Nathalie Tedrick. Cover is either $10 or $15. Visit Filoli's web site for tickets.
Feb 21, Friday 8-10 pm - Wu Wei Tea Temple, 1820 SFBD. Fairfax, CA 94930. Our four piece band with Ling Shien, Hashem al-Hadi, Faisal Zedan, and Mark Bell. Great ambience and teas. Dance performances by Nathalie Tedrick and Janessa Lynna. No Cover. Start: 8pm.
Apr 18-20 - Congresso Tribal, at Aichi Association, Rua Santa Luzia, 74 - Freedom, SP, Sāo Paulo, Brasil - The pre-eminent Tribal Festival in South America. Helm will be back for a second time. Thanks, Rebeca Piñeiro! For all festival info, visit Congresso Tribal.
Apr 24, Friday - Danse de la Lune, Sonoma Community Center, 276 E Napa St, Sonoma, CA - Helm will be taking part in this first festival organized by Zoe Jakes and Nathalie Tedricks. Workshop by Ling Shien and Mark at 2:30 pm, show at 7 pm with Hashem al-Hadi and Reda Darwish and an after-festival event the same night locale TBA. The festival runs Apr 24-26 Web site: Danse de la Lune, click on tickets to see all the workshops. This will be an awesome event.
Jul 31 - Aug 8 - Lark in the Morning Music Camp, Mendocino Woodlands, Mendocino, CA - Mark will be on staff teaching Middle Eastern Percussion. Middle Eastern music instructors include Sinan Erdemsel and Wael Kakish. Details: Lark Camp
Tentative events in Peru, Chile, and Ohio.. Still waiting for "official posters" and details, but that's the plan:
Be Tribal Festival, Mexico City, Mexico, Workshops and performance - Producer: Walky Ardaat
Tribal Convención, Santiago, Chile, Workshops and Performance - Producer: Marisú Parada
Campo das Tribos, São Paulo, Brasil, Workshops and performance - Producer: Rebeca Piñeiro
PadmaFest, Medellín, Columbia, Workshops and Performance - Producer: Laura Gutierrez
Ram's Gate Winery, Sonoma, CA
Open Belly Revival II - Redwood Cafe, 8240 Redwood Hwy, Cotati, CA (Nathalie Tedrick)
Cymbal Workshop with live drumming, Liege, Belgium (Deborah, Aum Tribal Aum)
ATS® Sisters Collective, St Lo Studio, Via Tiburtina 5b, Rome, Italy (Isabel de Lorenzo)
Workshops - Performance, Chapiteau d"Adrienne, Paris, France (Fifi Le TiPaon)
Workshops - Performance, Moscow (Tribal Mafia)
Workshops - Performance, Lima (Sandra Shakti Prema, our South America agent, as of Mar 10)
Performance - La Péniche Anako, Paris
Workshops - Island of La Reunion (Latifa Saadi)
ATS® Reunion 2017 and 2018 - San Francisco and Kansas City