Noise from the Middle East: A Micro-Festival of Electronic Music


WHEN April 24, 2014
6:30-8:30 PM WHERE Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Open to the Public

"Noise from the Middle East" is a NYUAD Music Program initiative for promoting electronic music in the Middle East. In this program, artists from different Middle Eastern countries showcase their music and share their thoughts on how this genre is developing in the region. Taking the shape of a micro-festival, this program consists of a panel discussion with the artists, followed by a performance that demonstrates the vitality and diversity of electronic music in the Middle East. 

Image: Schorle / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Simultaneous Arabic translation will be provided.

Convened by
  • Neil van der Linden, Gulf Cultural Expert and Musicologist, Individuals
  • Carlos Guedes, Associate Professor of Music, NYUAD
  • Mahmoud Refat, Individuals
  • Mazen Kerbaj, Individuals
  • Karim Sultan, Individuals
  • Hasan Hujairi, Individuals

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