Barzakh Festival 2019 in Abu Dhabi | Coming Soon in UAE

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A fascinating event in the cultural world of the UAE, Barzakh Festival will be held on March 6 and 8 at the NYUAD Arts Center.

The two-day Barzakh Festival creates a meeting place of musical streams of genre-shattering artists from diverse cultures, whose global-minded music reflects multiple influences and recombinant identities. This festival, dedicated to the artistic diversity and unity of world culture, will bring together 4 unique musical groups on one stage for two days.

On the first day of the Festival, March 6, the audience will enjoy a live performance from legendary African dance orchestra Seun Kuti and Egypt 80 as well as East-African retro-pop duo Alsarah and The Nubatones. Nigeria’s Afrobeat crown prince meets Sudanese retro-pop queen!

James Locksmith will play opening and in between DJ sets. James has been leading the alternative music scene across the MENA for nearly a decade, brilliantly blurring the lines between funk, disco, soul, house, electronic, techno and world grooves, creating his own unique, genre-hopping mix.

On day two, March 8, Egypt’s indie alternative supergroup Lekhfa (Maryam Saleh, Maurice Louca and Tamer AbuGhazaleh) meets funky Turkish psych-folk rockers Altin Gün.

Tickets pricу: AED 105 for visitors and AED 52,50 for students with a valid ID.

Organized by: NYUAD Arts Center
Venue: Red Theatre, NYUAD Arts Center
Ticket price: from AED 52,50
Admission: 07:30 PM

Event Location

NYUAD Arts Center - Coming Soon in UAE
NYUAD Arts Center - Coming Soon in UAE
NYUAD Arts Center
The NYUAD Arts Center is a new beacon of inspiration at New York University Abu Dhabi where performance, education, and community come together in a vibrant, state of the art setting to enrich the cultural life of both the campus and the city.
Abu Dhabi Saadiyat Island, New York University Abu Dhabi

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