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Memorial Hall

114 E Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
https://www.carolinaperformingarts.org

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March 2017

Arts & Dialogue: Sounds of Kolachi

March 31 @ 8:00 pm
Memorial Hall, 114 E Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Like an Indian Ocean blast from the seaport megacity it calls home, the new 10-piece supergroup of vocalists and instrumentalists from Karachi (formerly known as Kolachi) blurs raga and western harmony, counterpoint and South Asian melodic lines, all without losing the groove. In this instantly listenable ensemble, South Asian classical instruments like the sitar and bowed sarangi are on equal footing with electric guitar and rock rhythm section. Guiding the journey, composer, theorist and singer Ahsan Bari spins outrageous, bluesy, modal riffs. Like the West’s Son Lux…

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