Welcome to Despina Band

Sydney's DESPINA are living proof that raw talent, ambition and honesty can still prevail in a delicate music industry within the Macedonian communities across Australia. By aligning their unwavering dedication to the do-it-yourself work ethic with a signature sound, singer/keyboardist Blagojce Petrov, accordionist Zoran Markovski, drummer Pece Markovski, and clarinetist/sax player Zoran Stefanoski have helped to define the landscape of today’s Balkan music scene. The backbone of their work? Stylistically re arranged songs incorporating every aspect of music—suggesting a range of influences from Traditional Macedonian folklore to the Gypsy World of electrifying melodies & rhythms..... DESPINA is Energy, Culture and Finesse.

Bob Marley

'One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain'.

Billy Joel

'I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we're from, everyone loves music'.

Miles Davis

'Sometimes you have to play a long time to be able to play like yourself'.

Band

Zoran Markovski

Accordion

0433 730 137

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Zoran Stefanoski

Saxofone

0415 990 861

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Blagojce Petrov

Vocals / Keyboard

0421 890 105

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Peco Markovski

Drums

0450 322 686

  • Jordan Mitev

    Jordan Mitev & Despina Band Australian Tour 2015

    9th October - Wollongong
    10th October - Sydney
    16th October - Sydney ( For tickets call Goran on 0403 636 763 )
    17th October - Queanbeyan

  • news

    Despina Band Live CD 2015

    We are working really hard to release our new live CD. We will keep you posted as soon we have finalised it all.

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