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Shahin Najafi Live in Chicago
11/24/2013 – 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Shahin Najafi performs for the first time in Chicago. As part of his 2013 US TOUR he and his band of 3 musicians will be in Chicago at the prestigeous Old Town School of Folk Music on NOvember 24, 2013 at 8:00PM.
Mehran Jalili Quartet opens for Shahin Najafi.
ABOUT: Shahin Najafi is an Iranian musician, singer, rapper, songwriter, and social activist. He has been referred to as being one of the forefronters in the Iran’s modern hip hop scene with topical songs dealing with issues such as theocracy, poverty, sexism, censorship, child labor, execution, drug addiction, and homophobia. He strives to use poetic, literary, philosophical, and political elements in his music.
Tickets: $40 General Public, $38 Old Town Members
Shahin Najafi Website:
Represented by RadioGramaphone
** Pasfarda is the sponsor of the concert.
Pictures of the perfromance by Pooria Koleyni:
Opening Band: **Mehran Jalili Quartet**
Iranian born Flamenco guitarist Mehran’s “skillful guitar work and imaginative compositional approach shine through…resulting in an intriguing mélange of romantic, Middle Eastern, Spanish, Latin, Brazilian, smooth jazz, and experimental themes and tonalities with a political edge.” – Guitar Player Magazine