World Music. Crossover. Contemporary Balkan.
As we witness the melting of world cultures, we see endless musical possibilities that this contact gives us.

Founder

Risto Nikolic

Risto Nikolic is the founder, composer, singer and violinist of Balkan Tango Vibes. Born in Bosnia (Sarajevo) he moved to Canada during the Balkan war. There he worked as a classical violinist in the London Ontario Orchestra. Later he moved to NYC where he performed with a famous NYC band called Bad Buka. In NYC he developed his own style as a performer and composer. In Vienna, he gathered a group of first class musicians, made music for dance, love, peace and good mood. Balkan Tango Vibes is rapidly growing in popularity, and is seen as one of the most interesting bands of Vienna.

Band Members

Miroslav Jankech

Miroslav Jankech

Accordion / Slovakia

Matthias Waldthaler

Matthias Waldthaler

Guitar / Italy

Dusan Milenkovic

Dusan Milenkovic

Drums / Serbia

Benjamin Zehetner

Benjamin Zehetner

Bass / Austria