Friday, May 4
Saturday, November 5, 2016 ♦ 8:00 PM
4544 N Lincoln Ave · Gary and Laura Maurer Concert Hall · 773.728.6000
Mohsen Namjoo is an Iranian artist, songwriter, singer, music scholar and setar (traditional Persian lute) player based in New York City. Hailed as “the Bob Dylan of Iran” by the New York Times, Mohsen Namjoo blends the Classical Persian setar with electric guitar and drums, rock and blues vocal techniques with Persian avaz (singing), and the ancient with the current, Namjoo is known for his unique style. Much of his sound is inspired by Persian classical music, ‘tahrir' vocal techniques, and regional music of Iran, all mixed with his own satirical interpretation of music and society.
-Meet & Greet with the band after the show
-A signed CD of Namjoo's latest album, Personal Cipher
-Reserved seating in the first rows of the hall