2018 Calendar, last updated May 29,2018. For international performances, musicians: Ling Shien and Mark. For domestic performances, a two to five piece band: Ling Shien, Mark, David TwoHawk (percussion), Paul Anderson (oud), and Lani Rhoades (qanun).
January 18-21, 2018 - Reunion, Kansas City, MO - FCBD ATS® organized event - Helm will be playing Thursday and Friday nights and giving two workshops for drum, dance and finger cymbals.
Feb 4 & Mar 4, Sundays - El Morocco Restaurant, 2203 Morello Ave, Pleasant Hill, CA - al Azifoon & Helm will be playing. Start time 6:30pm; ph# 925-671-0132 for reservations
Apr 21-22 - PadmaFest, Workshops and Performance, Medellín, Columbia - sponsored by Laura Gutierrez, for more details and to sign up, go here
April 27 - May 1 - Campo das Tribos, São Paulo, Brasil - Organized by Rebeca Piñeiro; Workshops and performance; for details and to sign up, go here
May 4-6 - Tribal Convención, Santiago, Chile - Organized by Marisú Parada; Workshops and performance; for details and to sign up, go here
May 4-6 - Workshops and Performance, Santiago, Chile - Organized by Marisú Parada, contact Marisú for more details and to sign up, click here
June 8 - Wu Wei Tea Temple, 1820 SFBD. Fairfax, CA 94930. Our five piece band. Great ambience and teas. Always surprise guests. Start: 8pm.
June 9 - Open Belly at the Redwood Cafe in Cotati. Produced by Nathalie Tedrick - Helm will be playing two live music sets and there will be one recorded music set. Contact Nathalie to perform for the recorded set. Start: 8pm.
June 15-16 - Solstice Show, Redwood Raks World Dance Studio, Arcata, CA - Helm starts their Northwest Tour off here with Shoshana Rose hosting Ling Shien and Mark. The show is Friday night, Saturday will be the Drum and Sajat Duet Workshop. More details soon.
June 19 - Helm in Portland, Cup & Bar, 118 NE Martin Luther King Blvd - Open Dance Night Organized by Dhavir Productions, open format for both Tribal and Raqs Sharqi dancers. Start: 7pm.
June 23 - Culture Shakti - Hafla with Katrina Ji at Culture Shakti in Seattle, WA. More details soon.
Jul 27 - Aug 4 - 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: www.larkcamp.com
August 8-12 - Be Tribal Festival, Mexico City, Mexico - Organized by Walky Ardaat. Workshops and performance, details and to register, click here
Nov 4, Dec 2, Sundays - El Morocco Restaurant, 2203 Morello Ave, Pleasant Hill, CA - al Azifoon & Helm will be playing. Start time 6:30pm; ph# 925-671-0132 for reservations
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