Welcome, Friends!

Wine and Alchemy is an unique world music band, performing original and traditional music derived from a wide variety of times and cultures including: Greek, Gypsy, Celtic, Medieval European, French, Sephardic, Turkish, Classic Rock and others.

In addition to vocals in a myriad of languages, violin, accordion, and guitar, the band features a variety of exotic instruments including hurdy gurdy, turkish saz or greek bouzouki, harmonium, viola da gamba, tupan and a hand drum kit comprised of doumbek, djembe, kick tupan, and cymbals.

Singer, composer, director, and harmonium and hurdy gurdy player, Roxanne Bruscha, adds to the visual of Wine and Alchemy's live show with a unique World Fusion Belly Dance performance featuring veil spinning and sword balancing.

 
Wine and Alchemy is available for hire for:

* Music Festivals
* Renaissance Festivals
* Belly Dance Events
* Faerie Festivals
* Conventions
* Steampunk Events
* Parties
* House Concerts
* Weddings
* Corporate Events

and, in addition to our show, offers:

* Dance Workshops
* Music Workshops
* and Lecture Demonstration Performances for Schools, Universities and Libraries

Please feel free to contact us with any inquiries. 
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  • Corey

    Corey La vernia tx

    I love your music ! And I especially love "La Vernia Carpenter" 😍😍
    I love your music ! And I especially love "La Vernia Carpenter" 😍😍
  • Brian Mattei

    Brian Mattei South Jersey

    From a blue collar const worker of 56 years of age to a more enlighten person through this music wow makes me what to dance around good stuff
    From a blue collar const worker of 56 years of age to a more enlighten person through this music wow makes me what to dance around good stuff
  • Roma

    Roma Salisbury, MD

    I love the way W&A weaves in the history and meaning of the music in their shows. When they came to my town it was a truely inspiring show. I usually travel far to see them but having them come to my small town was surreal and everyone was amazed. Loved it!
    I love the way W&A weaves in the history and meaning of the music in their shows. When they came to my town it was a truely inspiring show. I usually travel far to see them but having them come to my small town was surreal and everyone was amazed. Loved it!
  • Penny Pickelmann

    Penny Pickelmann

    I saw Wine and Alchemy for the first time at Mid Michigan Renaissance Festival in Vassar MI and I have to say, they were amazing. I felt as though I was in a different country while sitting and listening to her. Not only entertaining but a delight for the eyes and great photo opps! Thank you Roxanne for giving us some knowledge on your instruments too! It was very interesting. Quite Mezmerizing! Loved it, Hope you can come back to our faire again next year!
    I saw Wine and Alchemy for the first time at Mid Michigan Renaissance Festival in Vassar MI and I have to say, they were amazing. I felt as though I was in a different country while sitting and listening to her. Not only entertaining but a delight for the eyes and great photo opps! Thank you Roxanne for giving us some knowledge on your instruments too! It was very interesting. Quite Mezmerizing! Loved it, Hope you can come back to our faire again next year!
  • Amanda

    Amanda Arizona

    Fantastic performance. A unique and absolutely awe-inspiring show!
    Fantastic performance. A unique and absolutely awe-inspiring show!
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    angelica sells corpus christi tx

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Jun4

Darbukastani Independence Days

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Spirithaven, 677 Spirithaven Lane, Stuart, VA 24171

 

Darbukastani Independence Days (DID) is a small event limited to 100 participants.

For over 15 years now, some of the most talented Middle Eastern and Balkan musicians, drummers, belly dancers, and folk dancers from around the country have gathered on the first full weekend of June to celebrate music and dance and share their art and knowledge with one another and a small group of students.

The event entrance fee includes: * Multiple workshops daily, in instrumental music, drumming, and dance, taught by professional musicians and dancers * 2 to 4 live music concerts given each day at mealtimes and in the evenings (except Sunday) * An open music and dance jam each night (everyone is encouraged to participate) * A Student Dance and Music Expo * Children's Performance Expo * 11 Meals (vegetarian and gluten free options available) * Camping for the duration of the event

The event cost is $225 per person. Half price for children under the age of 12.

For more information visit the D.I.D. website at: www.darbukastan.com and the D.I.D. community discussion group at: Citizens of Darbukastan on Facebook

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Jun12

Blue Ridge World Music Festival

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Spirithaven, 677 Spirithaven Lane, Stuart, VA 24171

 

the Blue Ridge World Music Festival... a celebration of cultural diversity and human connection through music.

Music is one of the world's oldest forms of human artistic expression. Since the first person beat on a log in rhythm, music has pervaded civilization and been a way in which people inspire, connect and relate to each other on an emotional level despite of language barriers. It's an art form that captures the heart of a people, and has been made by people of every culture throughout history.

The Blue Ridge World Music Festival's mission is to bring musical expression, as an unifying human experience, from around the globe to the community of of southern Virginia.

The festival is a weekend of concerts as well as educational lecture-demonstration performances featuring musicians from many world genres.

Come for the day or stay for the weekend.

You can find out more about the festival at: http://www.spirithavenevents.com/blue-ridge-world-music-festival.html

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Jun19

The Virginia Faery Festival

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Spirithaven, 677 Spirithaven Lane, Stuart, VA 24171

 

Once Upon a Time... The world was full of magic and wonder.

And it still is.

​Come to the Virginia Faery Festival and experience the childlike delight in folklore and fairy tales as you never have before.

The festival features a fairy themed marketplace of talented artists from around the country displaying unique wares to tickle the fancy of adults and children alike, as well as entertainment for the whole family.

Come for a day or stay for the weekend. There are plenty of stories and frolic to be had.

Event information can be found at: http://www.spirithavenevents.com/virginia-faery-festival.html

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