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Basque singer/songwriter Mikel Markez

Mikel Markez performing soon in London. Saturday, May 15th. We are delighted to announce the Basque singer-songwriter Mikel Markez will be performing in Oxford House, Bethnal Green, on Saturday, May 15th .

The Basque Music Machine keeps on rolling and there will be nothing to stop it. We will make sure of that. Thus, we are glad to announce Mikel will be in London performing for us soon. This is a great chance to show our support to Basque music and Basque singer/songwriters alike. The concert will take place at the theatre on the ground floor and will begin at 4:30 pm, but we have organised a great lunch beforehand. We will be meeting at 2:30 in there. There will be drinks available too. This is the menu: Mixed salad, starters, lamb on sauce, and banana cake.

Tickets for the lunch and Mikel Markez performance will be £15. If you would only like to attend the gig you can do so, tickets will be available at £8. It will be a great day. A nice and tasty lunch and a great singer/songwriter, so come and join us! Make sure you send us an email to confirm your assistance to the lunch before the 13th of May. Also if you would like to give us a hand on the day, please let us know in advance.

 

Basque singer/songwriter Mikel Markez

Maiatzak 15, larunbatean Mikel Markez kantautore Oreretarrak kontzertu akustikoa eskeiniko du Bethnal Greeneko Oxford House-an, emanaldia arratsaldeko 4:30etan hasiko da baino aurretik bazkaria ederra antolatu dugu, horretarako eguardiko 2:30etan batuko gara Oxford House-ko beheko solairuan kokatuta dagoen antzerki aretoan. Londreseko euskal sukaldariak menu ederra prestatuko digute: entsalada mixtoa,entremesak,bildotsa saltsan eta platano tarta (menu begetarianoa nahi izan ezkero mesedez bidali email bat).

Bazkaria eta kontzertuaren txartelen salneurria £15 izango da eta bertan izango dira salgai. Kontzertura soilik etorri nahi izanez gero txartelak £8-an egongo dira eskuragarri. Bazkarirako izena emateko epea Maiatzak 13, Osteguna izango da, beraz mesedez bidali email bat egun hori baino lehen. Egun ederra izango da dudarik gabe!, bazkari ederra eta abeslari bikainetaz gozatzeko aukera ematen dizu Londreseko euskal elkarteak. Bertan ikusiko garelakoan jaso ezazu agur bero bat!

Oharra: Antolaketa lanetan esku bat bota nahiko bazenu mesedez jarri zaitez gurekin harremanetan.

About Mikel Markez

Born in Errenteria, Gipuzkoa, in 1971, he started playing the guitar, writing songs and performing live at the age of 15. In 1989 recorded his first demo tape, which turned out to be a great help to open up his musical career. He has written the music, collaborating with with literary writer Pako Aristi, for several theatre plays.

He has performed live over 1500 times, just about in any possible place in the Basque Country. He has been billed and has participated in concerts featuring artists such as Silvio Rodriguez, Mikel Laboa, Benito Lertxundi and Paco Ibañez, amongst many others. Likewise, he has collaborated both in live and studio projects with artists such as Kepa Junkera, Sanchis y Jocano, Alaitz eta Maider, Niko Etxart, Jexuxmai Lopetegi, and has written lyrics for many other artists or bands. Internationally, he has performed in several European countries as well as in Cuba, Argentina, Venezuela, US...

More about Mikel Markez in Basque language - External link to Wikipedia