Saturday, August 10, 2019 | 8:30pm
Al Qahwa CD Release
Advance: $20.00 / Doors: $25.00
Al Qahwa Ensemble is Maryem Tollar on vocals, riqq (Arabic tambourine) and qanun (Arabic table harp); Ernie Tollar on wind instruments; Demetri Petsalakis on oud and Naghmeh Fahrahmand on percussion. They perform original compositions, as well as popular traditional Arabic repertoire – from Sufi Devotional Love songs from the Arab World to popular folk songs, to classic Egyptian songs made famous by the stars of Egypt (the Hollywood of the Middle East).
They will be joined for this CD release concert by Toronto musicians Waleed Abdul Hamid, Fethi Nadjem; as well as Alfred Gamil all the way from Egypt.
Oh, and EVERY ticket buyer gets a free CD with the purchase of their ticket, to be collected on the day of the perfrmance.
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