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Warehouse421 Presents 3 Award-winning Musical Acts For Launch Event

From November 19 – 21 daily performances at 8:30pm

All performances open to the public and free

From November 19-21, all audiences are invited to explore their world through the launch event that will present a programme of national, regional and international artists, designers, industry experts and musicians through exhibitions, workshops, a creative market and performances.

Announcing 3 award-winning and acclaimed musicians, Warehouse421 presents a weekend of performances celebrating world music with: Tarabband, Swedish folk musicians of Arab origins who narrate the journey of personal survival, exile, life and rebirth; the father of Ethio-jazz, Mulatu Astake; and Grammy Award-winning group Tinariwen, influenced by North African rhythms.

With the performances will take place on stage set up in the dhow yard in Mina Zayed, creating a backdrop of tradition and culture. Alongside the main acts, Warehouse421 will also present various Urban Acts that will take place in different locations throughout the day. All performances are open to the public and free.

Performance Schedule:
Tinariwen - Thursday 19, November at 8:30pm
Mulatu Astake - Friday 20, November at 8:30pm
Tarraband - Saturday 21, November at 8:30pm

Urban Acts – Thursday 19 – Saturday 21, November, all day