Welcome to She’Koyokh!

“amongst the finest klezmer ensembles on the planet”
The Australian

She’Koyokh is a Yiddish word meaning “nice one!”.
Hailed as “one of the finest and most entertaining British-based exponents of global music” (The Guardian), She’Koyokh have spent fifteen years absorbing the rich folk music traditions of Jewish Eastern Europe, Turkey and the Balkans.

Our brand new, critically acclaimed album, First Dance on Second Avenue, is OUT NOW!

5***** The Evening Standard: “She’Koyokh are London’s best Balkan band”
5***** & Album Choice, fROOTS: “What makes She’Koyokh stand out? They’re all very, very good musicians”
4**** The Guardian: “One of the finest and most entertaining British-based exponents of global music”
4**** & Top of the World, Songlines: “A brilliant live ensemble”
4**** BBC Music Magazine: “Breathtaking instrumental skills.. great musicianship”


First Dance on Second Avenue

Watch She’Koyokh in performance at Sziget Festival 2015

The Band
Çiğdem Aslan: Vocals
Susi Evans: Clarinet
Meg Hamilton: Violin
Živorad Nikolić: Accordion & Vocals
Matt Bacon: Guitar & Kaval
Paul Moylan: Double Bass
Christina Borgenstierna: Percussion

“Klezmer and Balkan masters, She’Koyokh, are instantly recognisable as the leaders in their genre.”
The Jewish Music Institute, London.