Ilko Birov is a multi-instrumentalist composer based in Sofia, Bulgaria.

In 2012 he released his debut EP, (I’ve Got) A Long Way to Go. Since then he has recorded original music for two computer game projects, Color Explorer and Ignite the Knight.

Earlier this year Ilko and Minstrell composed the soundtrack of a theatrical play, Shakespeare, Cervantes and Anton, which premiered on January 13, 2017.

Birov’s first international tour will be in Italy this April, followed by the release of his LP for Kontingent records.

You can catch Ilko and double-bass player Ivan Alexiev live every Monday and Wednesday at McCarthy’s Irish Pub, in downtown Sofia.