"California Dreamin', American Tribal Music and Dance"

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Bal~Anat Performances 2001; June 30th in S.F., July 28 in Oakland, Labor Day weekend and weekends to mid October, Nut Tree Renaissance Faire. Over now...next performance will be posted.

Ernest Fischbach was the Band Leader and music composer for Jamila Salimpour's Belly Dance Troupe, "Bal~Anat" 1969-73. His music for Jamila has been called, "American Tribal".
June 30th of this year Ernie will debut his new band for "Bal~Anat" with Jamila's daughter, Suhaila Salimpour, dancing and Ernie's daughter, Melissa Fischbach on drums.

Weekends starting Aug 25 and 26th. Ernie and Suhaila with Bal~Anat will be performing on the Main stage, 1 and 4 PM at the Northern California Rennaissance Pleasure Faire in Nut tree. Vacaville, close to Sacramento, California. Melissa will not regularly be performing at the faire, you may see Marianne Steeger, Barbara Brown or Deborah Fischbach playing percussion there occasionally.


musicians, dancers of BalAnat
Photo by Deborah Fischbach at the July 28th performance.

Bal~Anat also performed Saturday 7/28/2001 in Oakland Ca., 1457 Lakeside Dr. at the Scottish Rite Center for Rakkasah's "Summer Caravan" three day event. The band, "Zincali" includes; Ernie, Melissa, David Brown, Chris Caswell and Brian Steeger, on oboes, bagpipes and drums, with Marianne Steeger, Barbara Brown or Deborah Fischbach playing percussion occasionally.



The Bal~Anat Rennaissance Pleasure Faire oboe band, photo by Barbara Brown
Alex Bernstein, Ernie Fischbach, David Brown, Chris Caswell and Brian Steeger.
The Bal~Anat Rennaissance Pleasure Faire oboe band, photo by Barbara Brown.

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