Peasants Abroad - Turkish Fusion

Peasants Abroad was created by Nox in 2010 when a group of friends came together to perform for an Annaprashana ceremony. They blended traditional and modern music, instruments and dance to create a unique flavor for the event. More performances followed, sometimes as an instructional presentation, other times for entertainment, but always for fun.

Oud & Lavta

Oud & Lavta

Peasants Abroad has performed throughout southern Wisconsin, northern Illinois, Michigan and did a special "Dust Devils" tour at Burning Man 2012 in northern Nevada.

Davul, Tar and Darbuka

Davul, Tar and Darbuka

The current band lineup includes Richard Miller (Nox) on traditional percussion such davultar, and darbuka; with Thomas Moore (Nazario Chickpeazio) on oud , lavtaflute and vocals. Other members have included Michi Regier (Mavpochka) on violin and Steven White on bass.

We are often graced with lovely and talented belly dancers at our performances. Our favorite is the delightful Rana Regina.

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Turkish Fusion is the style of music - steeped in tradition and interpreted with our own unique experiences and tastes.

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Nox is also the percussionist for Water Street Bridge

Nox is also the percussionist for Water Street Bridge

and plays bass percussion in:

and is a member of the infamous Burning Band

and is a member of the infamous Burning Band