Sylwia Bialas

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Sirkis/Bialas Duet : Drums & Voice live at The Lescar in Sheffield

Dear Friends,

I feel very excited to share with you impressions from the gig with our brand new Sirkis & Bialas duet. What started once as a spontaneous performance after a workshop at the Leeds College of Music, emerged into a permanent project. We are having loads of fun playing improvised music and exploring the creative possibilities that the mixture of voice & drums offer us.

It is a beautiful challenge to build up and keep the tension using no harmonic instrument during the performance. We`re enjoying it immensely and as this premiere - gig proofs - so does the audience.

Here our new poster - thanks to Monika S.Jakubowska for the magical pic that I could use designing it.

Photo by MSJ Photography

Photo by MSJ Photography

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Photo by MSJ Photography

Photo by MSJ Photography

This wonderful smiling man with a very Jazzy name is our promoter Jez Matthews.

Jez became a Jazz Promoter of the Year in the 2018 Parliamentary Jazz Awards.

It is very easy to understand why - Jez is a hearty, passionate and risk taking live -music supporter who brings unique sounds to Sheffield - thanks for having us , Jez!

Here our decent set up ;-):


The waterphone, wating to awake some ghostly frequencies…


Our fav “flower pot” ;-))):


A Bat Man sign on my throne

Very Christmassy atmosphere at The Lescar

crotales waiting to be resurected:

woMAN in the Mirror:


aquatic monster:

We enjoyed the performance and the atmosphere at The Lescar. The audience was very warm and attentive which made our experience very unique.

After the gig we were invited by Jaz and his wife Helen to stay at their lively home full of colours and “silly things”…A cosy conversation around the Xmas tree closed up this lovely evening.


Welcome to Sheffield…


tired but happy


Shiny leaves on the walls of the bedroom


Lavender flair

Funky lamp:

Funny birds and moustached light switches everywhere :-)

Good morning sunshine! :-) Helen Mathiews


Good bye Xmas tree, good bye Sheffield!Good bye Jez & Helen - Thank you for having us xxx

Time to hit the road & enjoy the December sun!


Some smily - thoughts :-)


cloudy sheep:


Sunny bridges and jumping cars:


Lazy drive…

caught in motion:


The angel wing, the starving moon and the chemtrail whip…:


petrol blue at the petrol station…


dusty charms:

shadowy conversation

December sunsetting:

no snow - winter landscapes:

black n`blue-ish

with a pinch of green and golden…


nature invading the indu-scapes through the glass in motion:

good evening…


Black Old Sun




Jane Eyre`s vibes

dirty rose`

Home at last…


Good night!


Thanks for taking this trip with us,

loads of love and see you on the road…

Sylwia & Asaf


Dear People,

Here some nice memories from a gig at THE BEAR Club in Luton, UK!


It was great to come back to The Bear and to meet some good old friends and Jazz lovers that came to see us there.

Dan, the sound guy, told us that he decided to spend his birthday evening enjoying live music, which was very appreciated! Happy New Year of your life, Dan! ;-)

The weather outside was pretty wet and grumpy - perfect for staying at home with a bag full of pop corn in front of the TV but still many people managed to put themselves together and march into the rainy night to get to our gig. Many thanks for the warm atmosphere and all the words of appreciation coming from you!!!


Thanks also to Justin for having us again and for keeping up a great work at The Bear!


Some artistic confusion here…


Frank`s New Keys - covered with more and more keys…


The gig was fun!


Asaf enjoying playing on/with his new old friend : Mr. Rogers:


Bowing my Ziggy :


Remember Fluffy? :-D He went mad again and tried to bite a hole in the waterphone ... A very sweet but often nasty little creature :-)

Kevin in action

Kevin in action


All the photos from the gig were made by our sweetest follower and a great friend Izabella Stumpf. It is so rare to meet somebody like her, so devoted to listening to live music and attending to all the gigs she only can fit into her daily live schedule.

Izabella - we love you and we love your cakes too! :-DDD



THE BEAR`S vintage flair…

…and the “vintage” flair of Kev`s phone topped up with one of his famous “faces” ;-)))


“Our New Earth” : the continents look a bit strange but it is ours and it is a new one in her old way ;-)

It was a very nice evening. Good night big Bear, thank you and see you soon!


Good bye everybody - till the next time!

Much love,

Sylwia & The Sirkis/Bialas IQ


Hello Chaps! :-)

We are heading to Ireland for two performances and a workshop. Looking forward to see the green gables of the Irish shores!

Very excited.


It is striking how warm, ribald and hearty Irish peeps are. Fell in Love in this Land straight after the landing and still at the airport :-))). Now listen to this slang :

The first evening started with a fantastic dinner at Katie and Neil`s house.

A cheerful evening full of wicked stories and laughter...Lovely people, delicious food. Our hosts Katie Neil and Denise work at the Institute for Conflict research in Belfast. They work everyday to build bridges made of art between people stuck in conflicts and with difficult backgrounds. They make a significant change in lives of those people. It was a great thing to be a part of it and to move their souls with some music.

Institute for Conflict Research in Belfast

Institute for Conflict Research in Belfast


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Those guys are musician fellows from an Indian band. They are also fantastic cooks as we found out after the workshop and a performance at the Institute...

It was a pleasure to meet you guys.

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Here our enchanted B&B : NAMASTE



with it`s wicked owner:


The good witch of Belfast - Paula - our lovely B&B host.

A very expressive painting in one of the rooms ;-)))) ekhm....

A very expressive painting in one of the rooms ;-)))) ekhm....

Kevin and Frank made some new friends...

Loads of scratching and panting... (The dog - not the guys ;-D)

After Asaf`s delicious BIRTHDAY BREAKFAST with some goodies from a great bakery close to the B&B we had some rest till the next gig.

A great restaurant in Belfast close to the venue. Awesome food there.


Belfast by night...

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Perfect vibes for our church Organ Pieces...:


Surprisingly good acoustics!


Always a good spirit in this band :-) (Soundcheck)


It was a great gig - lovely audience, great vibe, nice acoustics...

Photo by Mariusz Smiejek

Photo by Mariusz Smiejek

Photo by Mariusz Smiejek

Photo by Mariusz Smiejek

Photo by Mariusz Smiejek

Photo by Mariusz Smiejek

Sacral moods...


Nicest greetings to our new friend and a great photographer: Mariusz Smiejek! It was so nice to chat that evening :-)))

Portrait made by 14yo Ryan

Portrait made by 14yo Ryan


Amazing to finally catch up with Ian Patterson - a journalist and a real m music lover...! Big hugs to you and see you soon again! xxx

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A truly great venue...


On the way back we had a hilarious encounter with an Irish cab driver. After the gig our energy was still high so me and Asaf were sitting in the front row behind the driver and were shaking our legs rhythmically without reflecting too much what we are doing. The taxi driver told Asaf to stop shaking his leg because he gets sea sick! We had a huge laugh!


The jokes got more and more funny and the cab driver gave us a juicy "GOOD BYE SHAKERS" ! Ahahahahhhh


Another enjoyable breakfast with some goodies from the unique: BANJO AND BREAD bakery. If you visit Belfast - find it - go there and try their sinful pastries....

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Look at those beauties...

Some Middle Eastern yummies and I truly  couldn`t stop myself from making some pan cakes filled with cream cheese and caramelized peanuts with cinnamon...


The famous Belfast tree alley used in the Game of Thrones...;-)

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And the mother of dragons herself - hua hua....;-DDDD

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Good Bye Belfast!

Katie, Denise, Neil, Paula and Mariusz, thank you for your hospitality and your great spirits! Hope to see you all again!

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Much love, Sylwia & The Sirkis/Bialas IQ


Hello my friends,

The weather cries and we have to travel to the East Coast. Dark, wet and melancholic landscapes on the way to Lowestoft...


Rain droplets outside - us inside of our warm and cosy touring van - fair enough ;-)


Loosing the wheels ;-)))


Lowestoft behind the rainy veil...

Spooky streetlights...

Golden orbs getting wet


Salem ;-)...

Bloody streets...


Alabaster sky over the Harbor...


Spectral Lanterns...

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Steel soldiers:


It keeps raining outside...This time some sequins...

Faces of Jazz...


The whale whisperers ready to talk... In a perfect sync with the weather...

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Bluish soundscapes tonight...


The night of sad news...

Letter to A....


Good night everyone...


SIRKIS/BIALAS IQ JazzUP - live at the Club 85 in Hitchin

Hello Peeps, 

here some memories from the gig at the Club 85 in Hitchin. We Jazzed up the crowd ;-). some lovely encounters and a big fun playing! Tom Hewson on keys joined us this evening. Always a pleasure - thanks, Tom!



Halloween vibes :-0!

Many thanks to  Robert Crowley and John Morrow for the lovely pics! :

The charismatic and passionate Dave Keech !

The charismatic and passionate Dave Keech !

Thanks for havin` us Dave! 

Asaf Sirkis

Asaf Sirkis

Kevin Glasgow

Kevin Glasgow

Tom Hewson

Tom Hewson

It was lovely to meet up with Mike Bearpark from the Dark Room. Mike came to our gig. Absolutely love to meet you Michael!!!


A great gig with great encounters! It was also good to play after the longer break we had to take to work on our brand new album....






Dear Folks, 

Here some memories from the Sirkis/Bialas IQ`S at the Rose theater in Kingston.

This time we`ve featured the great Conor Chaplin on bass.

The Rose Theatre is a cheerful and charismatic place with a nice architecture and inner design...


Blue sky & clouds trapped in the windows...


The colorful inside of the building:


A spaced-out-stage under the stairs:


Nice to play in a bright room...


Judy hugs a Lama :-)))


Artful Ambiences :

Eyes behind the scarf...chilling...


Conor and the IQ crew

It was a nice, relaxed gig. We hope to repeat it someday!

alien tower and Warner Bros. Studio on the way back...

The eye of the sky


Looks like Duke had to change his profession...;-))))).

See you soon guys,


Much love, S

Ambleside Days 2017 in memory of John Taylor

John Taylor was and will stay forever my huge musical hero. I love his music, his unique way of playing and writing. The fact that he passed away, left many souls in deep sorrow.

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It was a blessing for me to take part in an event honoring John`s memory. This August in Ambleside Johns friends, colleges and fans connected in an emotional and warm atmosphere to remember...

It was such pleasure to spend 5 beautiful days with Dave Holland, Joe Locke, Gwilym Simcock, Asaf Sirkis, Norma Winstone, Mike Walker, Stan Sulzmann, John Helliwell, Nikki, Iles, James Maddren, Darryl Hall, Mark Lockheart, Steve Watts, their friends and families and to listen to the finest contemporary Jazz in a fantastic natural environment.


A big musical family :


Joe Locke, Johnny Wiles, Rosa Garland, Amanda Garland, Nadja von Massow, Tim Garland, Nick Smart, James Maddren, Stan Sulzmann, Sarah Nesling, Olivia Maguire, Steve Watts, Mike Walker, Helen Mayhew, Dave Holland, Kathianne Hingwan, Gwilym Simcock, Mark Lockheart, Nikki Iles, Sylwia Bialas, Asaf Sirkis, Norma Winstone, Christin Allen, Derek Hook, Max Steuer, Hugh Mitchell, John Helliwell, Paul Walker

Daryl Hall had to leave early in the morning and unfortunately didn`t make it to the group pic.

I bet John would smile about this one :-):

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Good vibes & sunshine


Magical concerts & magical people:

 Behind the scenes :

Beautiful Lake District:

Fisherman`s cottage:

Mr. Sheepman:

More greenery...

Sirkis/Bialas IQ - recording of a new album : "OUR NEW EARTH"

Hello everybody! Sirkis/Bialas IQ just came out of the recording studio. An exciting new album will follow soon! Here some pictures from the session at the Masterchord Studio in London:



Dear Friends,

To close our Spring Tour 2017, I`d love to share with you the precious feedback from our Audiences. It was very exciting to ask the listeners directly about their thoughts and reflections about our music. About 200 people of different age, from smaller and bigger towns, of different nationalities and music preferences kindly took some time to write what they think about our new material and here are their words (I`m going to use only their first names to respect everybody`s privacy): 

Absolutely amazing, a breath of fresh air, inspirational composition, performance and musicianship, please come back!
— Tad, Bristol
Haunting Vocals, mesmeric 6 string bass patterns, complex keyboard structure and a percussionist whose fear of polish bears drives him to rhythms of extraordinary pulse ☺...
Well done Arts Council!!!
— Whitney, Barnstaple
Mesmerizing! Compelling
— Suze, Bristol
Great emotional dynamic: from delicate beauty to intense force! Excellent combination from all musicians throughout the evening!
— Mark, Bristol
Amazing! I think it`s an excellent choice to sing without words/in polish, it gives the whole experience a deeper, more real twist. Generally, I think the music is brilliant- transports one to different existence! Very wild and untamed!
— Elina, London
Wonderful! Keep playing your hearts out!
— Sebastian, Bristol
It was a fantastic night of a lovely range of styles of music. Brilliant musicians and a brilliant singer Sylwia. I really enjoyed it!
— Jan, London
Great Musicianship from the entire Quartet!
Very Enjoyable.
— Mark, Cheltenham
Really enjoyed the performance. I know little about Jazz but I am a new fan now because of hearing you!
— Tim, London
1St class band! Highly recommended.
— W, Cheltenham
Brilliant! Lovely! Great!
— John, Cheltenham
An amazing performance!
Thank you for emotional drill!
Pleasure to see people that enjoy their own Oeuvre!
— Nikita, Cheltenham
Brilliant! Wonderful
— Anthea, Cheltenham
Thank you!
Incredible musicianship, loved the combination of sounds, aspecially voice.
— Sophia, Cheltenham
I`m excited, very interested in creative Jazz! You have a great combo, it was marvellous, please come again!
— Jane, Monmouth
The music was inspirational. It is VITAL for the music – musicians – pubs-communities-young people-old people- international relations – the future- the past – now- us.
Thank you!!!
— Laurie, Monmouth
We are so very lucky to be in Monmouth tonight! Monmouth is so very lucky to have you folks in town! What a beautiful cross-cultural mix! Crossing borders, inspiring everything we should be doing! Thank you so much Asaf, Sylwia, Frank and Kevin!
— Hugh, Monmouth
Brilliant Musicianship – inspiring / soul searching
— Colin, Monmouth
Superb, Top Quality, Innovative +exciting Jazz! I love it!
— Mark, Monmouth
Fab as always! Can we have some lyrics from Sylwia sometime?
— Rosie, Monmouth
Your music is original and rather mysterious, but mostly accessible. The voice used purely as an instrument takes a bit of getting used to. It`s growing on me! Brilliant percussion.
— Steve, Monmouth
Wonderful live Jazz, much appreciated!
— Peter, Monmouth
I`ve been looking forward to this gig for weeks – wasn`t disappointed!!! Sublime playing!
— Paul, Hereford
What a privilege to be able to hear such an inspiring new music in our small Devon Town! A fantastic gig!
— Francis, Ashburton
Complex rhythms, intelligent + sublime – fabulous voice of Sylvie and those high held notes- impressive!
— Carolyn, Ashburton
The workshop this afternoon was really inspiring and a new insight into rhythm and a different way of learning rhythm – a new (Konnakol) language. Sylwia`s vocal aids were brilliant! The concert was superb!!! Thank you !
— Anthea, Devon
— Tom, Totnes
Thought I was going to hate it but I loved it!!! Wonderful combination of sound and I so enjoyed human vocal being used as a musical instrument as opposed to „singing“.
— Janet
I`m so impressed! You are amazing!!! I`ll follow your way! Wish you the BEST! Very happy, Anna.
— Anna, Taunton
Such talented musicians! I love being surrounded by sound not just having it second hand on an electronic device.
— Monica, Taunton
Excellence - thanks to arts council for funding tours in small venues in small towns!
— Clive, Taunton
A superb Jazz combo. Fantastically talented musicians. Wonderful. They deserve an audience 20x bigger then are here. The drummer is totally brilliant. All great musicians and fabulous singer!
— Martin, Taunton
Took me to a higher plane – Superb!
— Martin, Salisbury
Awesome performance - loved it!
— Adrian, Wimborne
Most contemporary Jazz I have heard (so far). A unique experience. A remarkable quartet! TAKING RISKS!
— Richard, Bournemouth
Very contemporary and unique sound. Great to hear LIVE and listen to mindful, clever combination of keyboard, bass, drums and the VOICE as an instrument. Shame this is not available more to many – it`s a sound that may not appeal to all at first but once you get into it- it`s AMAZING. Thank you!
— Marylyn, Dorset
— Everton, London
Stunning performance!
Thank you!
— Ian, London
Superb Technique
Amazing stage presence
Fascinating composition
— Francesco, London
Loved Kevin`s bass playing
Love Fender rhodes
— Pat, Guilford
Great Music
Interesting and very exciting range of pieces
— John, Bristol
Amazing sounds – life enhancing music – THANK YOU!
— Lucy, Farnham
Loved the Indian vocalisation on Vortex !!! This kind of Jazz is new to me but the musicianship is amazing and Sylwia`s voice sounds incredible. Really enjoyed listening to it!
— Paule, Bristol
Amazing collaboration - thank you! What a WONDERFUL vocal „instrumentation“ but beautifully powerfully timbre with fabulous pianist, bass and percussion. A treat!
— Jackie, Bristol
I is so great to hear talented musicians playing live original compositions. Thank you.
— Sophie , Bristol
Great to see an adventurous original Jazz. Personally always delighted seeing electric bass ☺
— Alex, Bristol
Brilliant musicians and a stimulating mix of sound and musical influences. Good decision to come. Loved it all!
— Will, Bristol
WOWZSER ! <3 <3 <3
— Jude, Bristol
Brilliant, innovative, vitruosic!
Musicians giving 200%
— John, Bristol
Tonight’s Sirkis/Bialas IQ gig at the Xposed Club was fantastic. Thanks to Stuart Wilding for organising and I look forward to future events. Thanks of course to Asaf Sirkis & Sylwia Bialas for their amazing musical contributions tonight and great to chat with them too. It was a great little EppyFest 5 reunion, what with Ed Wilkins & Cynthia Maher Spencer also being present. And the new material the quartet played tonight was absolutely mind-blowing! And in the waterphone I may have found my new favourite musical instrument! Really looking forward to the new Sirkis/Bialas IQ album, even more so now that I’ve heard the quality of the new tracks that were played tonight. And a final thanks to Kate Gordon for bringing tonight’s gig to my attention in the first place - I might have missed it otherwise.
— Ian Fairholm, Eppy Gibbon Radio Show
It was pretty damn fine.
I was impressed with everyone’s work. The pianist, so good. The bassist, had my attention much of the evening (including his 6-string instr). And of course Asaf and Sylvia. Rarely have I encountered 2 artists who bring such different things to the table but who complement each other so incredibly well.
All in all, superb!
— Tom, an American composer
Wonderful band. So in tune with each other – a rare talent.
— Katherine, Taunton
EXTRAORDINARY!!! Incredibly talented and skilled musicians! Thank you for coming to Taunton!
— Bozena, Taunton
Brilliant night and what fantastic class performance. Regards Rob.
— Rob, Taunton
Great to see you again and looking forward to the next album when it comes out!
— Richard, Suffolk
Excellent concert! Creative and adventurous.
— Tom, Ipswich
Amazing gig- innovative, exciting and really enjoyable – Loved it!
— John, Felixtowe
Imaginative, Original, just brilliant!
— Tony, Felixtowe
Completely Original – that`s good!
— Peter, Felixtowe
Her voice is enchanting. Being used to words and lyrics, I stil did although not there... They all play so wonderfully together!
Thank you for a “free“ gig!
— Catherine, Felixtowe
Lovely gig, unusual & interesting.
— Simon, Sheffield
Thank you so much. A privilege to hear such band at a small venue in Sheffield
A fabulous experience, thank you!
— Francis, Sheffield
Amazing talent in one band! Have heard Sirkis in big venues but not in such intimate surroundings.
— Carole, Sheffield
A brilliant fresh sound , lovely interplay between instruments and voice. Good luck with future recordings!
— Rob, Stratford Upon Avon
A beautiful blend of soaring vocals, „exciting rhythms“ and melodies. Throughout enjoyable
— Eileen, Coventry
Very talented musicians. A variety of innovative songs, interesting instrumentation and challenging sounds. I particularly liked the vocal percussive effects that introduced „vortex“. A privilege to enjoy this music in such an intimate venue...
— David, Stratford upon Avon
Great musicians
— Steve, Pershore
Exciting, unique sound. The waterphone was transfixing. Musicians individually great + ensemble
— Denise, Stratford upon Avon
A feast for the soul and senses. That was amazing, thank you so much for an uplifting evening!
— Charlotte, Stratford upon Avon
— Julia, Stratford upon Avon
Amazing vocals! Loved the Indian singing too!
— Bethany, Stratford upon Avon
Really enjoyed the music this evening + the new music is great! ☺
— Sue, Birmingham
The whole evening was tremendous, with complex rhythms and chords.
I enjoyed the new work!
— Phil, Birmingham
I have a preference for classical music and classical Jazz, yet the performance was very good. The first piece sounded „interstellar“.I really liked Chiaroscuro,
— Roland, London
Perfect show!
Roaming in the different world.
— Chunesa, London
New music live is always worth listening to.
— M.J., London
A real ear stretching hour. I like all forms of music – this was especially challenging at times but also VERY MOVING.
Well done!!!
— Bill, London
Quite Stirring. <3 <3 <3
Thank you for being real! MORE ! MORE !
— J.E. London
You are all very talented musicians. Love Frank Harrison on the piano and keyboards. Sylwia feels the music in her heart and has truly beautiful voice. Asaf owns the drums and plays them with all his techniques just like Sylwia. Plays with body and soul! Very original and spezial.
— E., London
Thank you for playing at LSE, Super Quartet! Loved the polish ballad especially!!!
— Konni, Luton
Delightful compositions, expertly played and vocalized! Thank you.
— Clive, London
Wonderful sound- great chemistry on stage.
— Yasir, London
Lovely music – and all new stuff – keep it up!Looking forward to the organ stuff, Asaf!
— Paul, Southend on Sea
It was really soothing and beautifully performed.
— Alishba, London
Beautiful music to think to. I aspecially enjoyed Asaf`s composition dedicated to his father.
— Olivia, London
Such good cross cultural music making deserves support from the Arts Council! Aspecially in troubling times!
— Ian, Sheffield
Totally brilliant, loved the gig, took me back to „Return To Forever“ with Flora Purim on vocals. Electric piano - best thing ever!
— Dave, Sheffield
Thanks for coming to Sheffield to perform live for us – very stimulating performance!
— Sheila, Sheffield
A very stimulating, exciting performance. The waterphone was a revelation! Loved the Southindian vocal percussion!
— Annie+ Steve, Sheffield
Loved the piano solos + themes...Mere some glorious moments
— Ellie, Sheffield
Very musical+original – certainly not „straight ahead“ Jazz. Interesting use of voice as an instrument and an indian percussive effects!
— John Halstead, Sheffield
Very original sound – love the VOCALS – clearly high standard of musicianship.
— Jane, Sheffield
Innovative great Jazz, a breath of fresh air.
— Paul, Sheffield
Unexpected and very inventive, aspecially the waterharp and the vocal percussion.
— Daniel, Sheffield
Extraordinary music. Original, transcendent, international + influenced by different cultures, enlightening and inspiring
— Richard, Sheffield
Beautiful music, great sound and relationship between musicians.
— David, Sheffield
What an original and refreshingly different blend from 4 excellent musicians! Exceptional evening ☺ Thank you!
— Pat, Sheffield
Very inventive - good to hear something different. THANKS!
— David, Sheffield
Interesting melodic interplay between each instrument & voice. We have seen a bear in Tatra Mountains! At a distance!
— Deborah, Barnstaple
Fantastic! What about Tablas (Indian Drums)? I think you had some spezial mushrooms in the polish woods!!!
— Lynne, Bideford
Stunning, mesmerising sound – spinetingling vocals from Bialas. Virtuoso musicians.
— Miriam, Shillingford, Devon
What a great Quality! Really enjoyed our evening at Broomhill. Would come again if opportunity exists.
— Alan & Miriam, Tiverton, Devon




SIRKIS/BIALAS IQ - Spring Tour 2017, Gig Nr 17 at the Broomhill Art Hotel, Broomhill, UK

Dear friends, 

It is the last gig from our Spring tour supported by Arts Council of  England. 

This one takes us to the enchanted Broomhill Art Hotel. Let me take you with us there...Knowing about the amazing scenery of this place, me, Asaf and Marco, guest and good friend (pianist) from Germany, decided to go there one day earlier to celebrate my birthday. Frank and Kev were joining us one day later.

On the way to Broomhill we have stopped in Glastonbury and went for a nice hike to the idyllic green gables and orchards of the Glastonbury Tor.

The weather was fantastic and the encounter with a huge flock of  sheep absolutely made our day :-)!


Marco`s attempt to communicate with the sheep ;-)

Hiking in the direction of the setting sun...

Glastonbury`s old orchards...

Apple trees just started to bloom...

Magic...Light, leaves, even the mosquitos looked like fireflies this afternoon ;-)

SIRKIS/BIALAS - photo by Marco Netzbandt

Dandelions, ready to carry some dreams...

Turtle on a tree:

History through leaves

Red tulips on the way to the city:

Closer to the sky:

Almost seven :

Hearty tree:

Glastonbury town:

Sun landing:

Faun in the flora...Glastonbury shops are the best ;-)))

Speaking forest: 

Sunset on the highway:

After a shortish drive we got to the Hotel - time to sleep and wake up fresh to discover all the exciting nooks of this beautiful area...Good night!


Good morning Broomhill Arts Hotel!


There was no champagne bottle

Greeting the sky:

Bumble bee`s pink paradise:

Get ready for the colorful explosion:


Out of the respect to the artists I always write all the credits for the artworks that I`m posting on this blog. This time it would be simply impossible, because this amazing place just explodes with numerous creations of all kind. The owners of this place,  Rinus and his wife did a tremendous work putting all these artworks in the context of the building and the incredible wild nature around this area...They did it with loads of love and passion...See yourself.

Here the link to the website where all the exhibiting artists are listed 

And all that through my eyes...: 

The thinkers :-):

Explosion of an easter egg:

Beautiful...The weather was so sunny and mild...

Metal & stone  meet green leaves:

alien shapes...

Magic mushrooms on a beautiful swamp...

Nop, it is not a sand path:



Lost in arty paradise...

A quiet place...

Fairy stream:


Shine on me:

" A stick, a stone..."

Dragon eye-ball?

Springy bush-bushy Spring!

Wild  "bear`s garlic" (Allium Ursinum). Asaf is safe. ;-))))

They just looked down on us and wondered:

Elve`s kingdom:

Flat number 1, Dwarf`s Street, Broomhill


Touching the sky:

Leafy universe:

Watery curves :