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Arts Canteen presents
A Tribute to Shafik Kabha - Live DJ Sets
Friday 13 October
All orders will be subject to a fee of £1.50 except if your tickets are free or if you are a member
In a nutshell
A night of outstanding Arabic electronic music packed with live DJ sets that will break down cultural barriers.
Shafik Kabha was born on 24 September 1960 in Kafr Qara, near to the city of Haifa. He was sadly was gunned down on his way home from singing at a wedding in Umm al Fahm, Galilee on 22 October 2013. He was aged 53.
He joined his first band at the age of 16 and his popularity grew rapidly. He performed at weddings and gained a reputation for exhilarating performances. He produced more than 10 records, all of them well known, with over 100 of his live shows being circulated on cassette.
Musically, Shafik walked the line between tradition and Western-influenced modernity, often using keyboards, guitars and drums in new arrangements of traditional Middle Eastern songs.
What to Expect
An international night which will bring people of all nations together to enjoy wonderful memories of Shafik Kabha in an incredible atmosphere.
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Watch: Shafik Kabha
Things you should know
Suitable for all ages.
This event is wheelchair accessible.