The Lost Nomads

The Lost Nomads are a Middle-Eastern music ensemble located in Raleigh, NC.   Our music is comprised of traditional and original peices influded by the  Near and Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe, and beyond…..We have played at a number of venues around central North Carolina including festivals, restaurants, bellydance and cultural events, etc.   The Lost Nomads were established back in 2008, and have been making music ever since, enjoying every minute of it.  Our music is featured on the bellydance instructional DVDs “Foundations of Raqs Sharqi: Technique and Isolations  for Belly Dance Level 1” and “Fabulous FanveilZZ Volume 2”.

Most recently, the Nomads were featured in the Independant News (INDY News) publication:

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Listen to our music on Reverbnation at:

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Members include:  Andrew Shakinovsky, Brian Beaman, Andy Ruckert, Rua Mordecai, Glenn Murphy, and Mara Cohen