There’s a place in the sea where salt and sweet water meet and coexist, but don’t dilute one another…barzakh. Newly reinvisioned to present artists on three stages all in the same night, Barzakh Festival draws inspiration from this idea to create a meeting place of musical streams that crosses diverse cultures. Global-minded musicians reflecting varied influences and identities, bring together the contemporary and the traditional into a boundary-shattering line-up that will be filled with musical revelations.

This festival is open for all ages.

The Lineup

  • AMMAR 808 — UAE Debut
  • BCUC — Middle East Debut
  • Bokante — Middle East Debut
  • La Dame Blanche
  • NOON — Play Umm Kulthum — world premiere commissioned by The Arts Center
  • Sofiane Saidi & Mazalda — UAE Debut

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