Band photo
Album cover
  • country:United Kingdom
  • region:London
  • style(s):Balkan, Gypsy
  • label:not signed
  • type:Band
  • gender:male
  • instrumentation:instrumental
  • artist posted by:Paprika

Line up

  • Marko Tešić (violin)
  • Miloš Milivojević (accordion)
  • Peter Bakaja (bass)
  • Rastko Rašić (percussion)
  • Vladimir Štrkalj (guitar)
  • Živorad Nikolić (accordion)


Paprika is the UK's leading Balkan band whose line-up consists of two accordions, violin, guitar, bass guitar, and percussion. This electrifying group fuses together Eastern European, Balkan, Gypsy and Classical music in a whirlwind performance of frenzied virtuosity. Fiery melodies and foot-tapping rhythms are interspersed with lilting laments in high-energy sets from this exciting group. Specialising in bringing rare or lost traditional Balkan music back to life, both the curious listener and the well-versed aficionado are sure to enjoy a host of surprises and fast-paced entertainment.

The band released their eponymous album in 2011 and their second album "Wild, Wild East" in 2019. Paprika performed all over the world, from New Zealand to Japan, including Womad and Glastonbury festivals and prestigious venues such as the Royal Albert Hall and the Sydney Opera House.


"Wild, Wild East" - Paprika