OUR FIRST SINGLE IS OUT!!! "OSMAN AGA"
This ancient Romani song was recorded in Albania with our friends at Hit the Road Music Studio!
“[Bondeko] is not just bringing the music from another culture to Portland, they're making entirely new music by combining the different cultural music that each member of the band brings to the songwriting. It's not "world music" as there 's no place in the world where you can hear music like that.” - Sam Pfeifle
— Incomer Magazine
Bondeko is the unlikely musical collaboration of an Albanian crooner and folklorist, a traditional Guinean drummer and a French singer-songwriter. With only a few words of common language, their sound cannot exactly be described as world music as it belongs nowhere outside of the immigrant community of Portland, Maine... Their live shows are celebrations of the joy of sharing space with people from very different cultures.
Bondeko is proudly from Portland, Maine, proudly international and proudly multigenerational!