Alsarah & The Nubatones to play The Music Room

Alsarah, a Sudanese singer and songwriter based in New York City, will be joined by her three-piece band.



Published: Sun 14 Jun 2015, 7:35 PM

Last updated: Wed 8 Jul 2015, 3:04 PM

Brooklyn band Alsarah & The Nubatones will be bringing their African-inspired beats to The Music Room on June 15.

Alsarah, a Sudanese singer and songwriter based in New York City, will be joined by her three-piece band, including musicians Rami El Aasser, Mawuena Kodjovi and Brandon Terzic, when they perform in Dubai tomorrow night. The group first came together out of a collective love for Nubian music and have since gone on to tour the world with their East-African retro-pop.

Describing her band’s sound as “a musical journey through diaspora and migration from an urban lense”, Alsarah has also worked with The Nile Project and was featured on their debut release, Aswan, named one of the top five must-hear international albums of 2013 by NPR. She has also collaborated with French producer Débruit on the album Aljwal.

Support acts include UAE-based Sudanese hip-hop artist, Toofless.

Tickets are Dhs100, available at the door. For details call 04 501 2534.


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