Alsarah & The Nubatones

Alsarah & The Nubatones 


Thu. July 29, 2021 | 6:30 & 8:30pm

$144–$176 per table, seats up to 4 people

Alsarah The Nubatones

Patio Stage

Table Seating

Seats 1-4 people

Show Length

6070 minutes, no intermission

New star of Nubian pop

The Guardian

Alsarah & the Nubatones enchant audiences with their pulsating rhythms and hypnotic, East African retro-pop, proving that soul transcends cultural and linguistic barriers.

Inspired by Nubian music’s pentatonic scales, the Brooklyn-based combo blends original material and traditional music of central Sudan with Nubian songs of return, a diasporic form created by Southern Egyptians forced from their land in the 1970s by the Aswan Dam.

A Sudanese-born singer, songwriter, and ethnomusicologist, Alsarah fled to Yemen with her family at the age of 8. They fled again 4 years later, this time to the US, where Alsarah assembled the Nubatones, featuring her sister Nahid, Togo-raised Mawuena Kodjovi on bass and trumpet, percussionist Rami El Aasser, and Brandon Terzic on oud.

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