03/26 | With Clothes on Our Backs and Music in Our Hearts w/Shalizar Ensemble


Shalizar Ensemble Presents The Music and Poetry of the 7 Banned Countries
Many wonderful guest artists will be featured, with a reception to follow, all in support of the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights.
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Evanston 939 Hinman Ave, Evanston, Illinois 60202, Doors open at 4:45 pm Show starts at 5 pm Suggested Donation: $10-$20

Shalizar Ensemble performs traditional Persian music from several regions and ethnic groups within Iran, along with music from Afghanistan and Central Asia. The ensemble was started in 2014 by members of the Middle East Music Ensemble at the University of Chicago, and includes a mix of Middle Eastern and American musicians performing on traditional percussion and stringed instruments from the Middle East and Central Asia, violins, and vocals in Farsi and other languages and dialects.

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