Tarabband, Arabic music band from Sweden perform on stage during Penang World Music Festival 2015 on April 11, 2015 in Penang, Malaysia. (Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images)

‘The Baghdad Beatle’ and Tarabband Come to Sharjah

On December 6 at 7:30 pm, Al Majaz Amphitheatre welcomes the Iraqi singer, musician and composer Ilham Al Madfai, “The Baghdad Beatle,” and Tarabband, the band that was founded in 2008 by Iraqi Egyptian Nadin Al Khalidi and Swedish Gabriel Hermansson in Malmö, Sweden. Presenting a cross-cultural musical experience resonating tarab: the universal feeling when emotions and music become one. The Mesopotamian night will resonate a twist of Western and Middle Eastern tunes to celebrate music, love, and Baghdad!

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