THE BAND

PASKO KESOVIJA

Accordion

 

Pasko was born in Croatia near Dubrovnik. He is Bonaca's band-leader and one of its founding members.

DAVE CLELLAND

Vocals / Dumbek

 

Dave joined Bonaca in 2013 and has led the klapa group Dave and the Dalmatians since its inception in 1994.

STIPE MATAYA

Brač / Bugarija

 

Stipe (Steven) has played with Bonaca since 2011. He joined the Seattle Junior Tamburitzans at the age of four in 1994 and also plays with Tamburaški Orkestar Kišobran.

JIM HOATH

Brač

 

Jim joined Bonaca in 2011. He also founded KlapaDooWopella and has been singing with them since 1979.

HANK BRADLEY

Violin / Prim

 

Hank is an award-winning violinist who has played with Bonaca since 2015. He started playing Croatian music in 1970 with Koleda.

STEVE RAMSEY

Tenor Guitar

 

The most recent addition to Bonaca, Steve has been playing in various Balkan bands since the 1970s, including the Izvor Balkan Orchestra, Kafana Republik, and Balkan Cabaret.

MATT THOMPSON

Bass

 

Matt began dancing with the Vela Luka Croatian Dance Ensemble in 1992. Along with Pasko, he helped create Bonaca. He also plays in the rock group SUPERFEKTA.

PAST MEMBERS

Luke Adams   ●   Steve Borzilleri   ●   Tom Jovanovich

Mile Kovačević   ●   Allan Swensson   ●   Matthew Tweten

Management & Booking

 

Email: info@bonacaseattle.com

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