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Lillys news July 2017 - Lilly Drumeva Tours the Balkans and Releases a Brand New Song!

Lilly Drumeva Tours the Balkans and Releases a Brand New Song!

Bulgarian bluegrass and country music artist Lilly Drumeva is busy as ever!

On the 5th of August she will attend a singer songwriter festival in the town of Calafat, Romania. Lilly will perform her original songs and will present her new album 'Strong Machine'. More info on www.tabarafolk.ro

On the 8th of August she will join her band, Lilly of the West, for a concert at the International Jazz Festival in Bansko, Bulgaria. More info on http://banskojazzfest.com/en/ For the occasion, the band has prepared a brand new repertoire with jazz and swing standards. The same program will be performed at the International Jazz Festival in Nis, Serbia on 9th and 10th of August. http://nisville.com/en/home-2/

Lilly of the West will play two more concerts in Sofia on August 12th, Borisova Gradina park and August 13th, Yuzhen Park. Lilly is currently preparing a new festival, which will take place in Sofia from 30th September till 1st October. Sofia Singer Songwriter Fest will feature performers from Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia and Bulgaria. They will present their original songs at the National Palace of Culture in Sofia. A selected jury will determine the winner and several awards will be given for best music, lyrics, performance and presentation. People in the audience will also place their vote.

On 19-22 October Lilly will attend the "This is me" festival in Vilnius, Lithuania, where she will perform her original songs.
More about festival http://www.tai-as.lt/apie-festivali.htm?lid=8.

In June Lilly recorded a brand new song in Bulgarian language with Slovak bluegrass band Candyfloss. 'Shtom sum s teb' ('When I'm with You') is a lively up-tempo bluegrass song written by Lilly. Recordings have been done in Sofia and Bratislava. Currently Lilly is shooting a video clip.

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Lilly Drumeva heads the popular Bulgarian country & bluegrass band "Lilly of the West". She is the founder, main artist, singer/songwriter, instrumentalist, music arranger, manager and record producer of the group's nine albums to date. For twenty years, Lilly has been a moving spirit in the European bluegrass music scene. She is a pioneer and leader on the Balkans. Lilly has been awarded a Fulbright scholarship for her outstanding achievements in promoting authentic American music. She is also a famous Radio & TV presenter, working for the BBC World Service, followed by fifteen years of broadcasting experience in Bulgaria. Currently, Lilly hosts her own music program on Radio Sofia, playing country, bluegrass and rock and roll hits. In 2014 she released her first book "In The Mood With Lilly - 50 Music Themes", dedicated to the history of popular music.