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Persian Sound of Music with Mohsen Namjoo

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UWM Zelazo Center

2419 East Kenwood Boulevard

Milwaukee, WI 53211

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UWM Persian Culture Association presents “Mohsen Namjoo Duo Live in Milwaukee” which is the first event of Persian Sound of Music series.

In addition to the main concert, there will be another free event, “Meet and Greet with Mohsen Namjoo” included in your ticket. The event will be on Sunday at 1 pm, the day after the concert. Mohsen Namjoo will read some parts of his new book and there will be Q&A after that session.

Born in 1976 in Khorasan province, one of epicenters of poetry and music north east of Iran, Mohsen Namjoo is a singer, songwriter, music scholar and Setar (traditional Persian lute) player currently based in New York City. Featured on many world renown press such as NY Times, The Guardian, BBC, LA times and many more Namjoo is considered a visionary artist who speaks for the youth in Iran. Seamlessly blending the Classical Persian music and scales with electric guitar, Rock and Blues vocal techniques with Persian Avaz (singing). He fuses the ancient with the current. His unique style of singing and effortless mixture of music from east and west has made him an iconic persona in contemporary world music.

Since his arrival to the U.S. in 2011, Namjoo has been touring the world to sold-out concerts at prestigious halls including Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco; Conservatorio Sala Verdi, Milan, Italy; Disney Hall and Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, Barbican Hall, London, Symphony Space NYC, Volkswagen Arena Istanbul and many more. He is one of the few Middle Eastern artists who has following all across the world from Tehran to New York to Melbourne to Istanbul to Berlin and many more cities.

Mohsen Namjoo has released 11 albums and over 20 singles. His latest album, On the String of the Tear's Bow is released on March 26 2018.

Since his arrival to the U.S. in 2011, Namjoo has been touring the world to sold-out concerts at prestigious halls including Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco; Conservatorio Sala Verdi, Milan, Italy; Disney Hall and Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, Barbican Hall, London, Symphony Space NYC, Volkswagen Arena Istanbul and many more. He is one of the few Middle Eastern artists who has following all across the world from Tehran to New York to Melbourne to Istanbul to Berlin and many more cities.

Mohsen Namjoo will be accompanied by Yahya Alkhansa on Drums.

We would like to acknowledge our

  • Platinum sponsor Oak Creek Dental Care LLC (Dr. Ehsan Saleki)

  • Gold sponsors Dr. Laleh Karimi and Dr. Shahriar Alizadegan

  • Silver sponsor Dr. Razieh Hadian

  • Special thanks to Benyamin Jalali

For more information and any questions please contact us at PCA.UWM@yahoo.com or call (949) 482-7259.

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