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NYAF Presents Taktouka Album Debut Concert at Soapbox Gallery

May 17, 8 pm9:30 pm.

New York Arab Festival presents Taktouka live in concert for the debut of their album “Bassara” on May 17th from 8-9:30pm at the Soapbox Gallery (636 Dean Street, Brooklyn). Taktouka features Alia Haju on vocals, Bashar Farran on bass, Daro Behroozi on woodwinds, with Rema Hasumi on synth. Together they create a new sound and vision for Arabic music today.

“Bassara” showcases their reinterpretation of Arabic folk songs with futuristic sounds drawn from jazz, improvised music, electronic textures, and dance rhythms. Join us for this beautiful, dense and surprising journey of sound to celebrate the launch of Taktouka’s new album and experience Arabic music as you’ve never heard it before! Live concert and globally-accessible streaming tickets are available.