The Markaz presents this special Trance Fusion concert featuring the Mekaal Hasan Band from Pakistan and the desert trance blues band, Bedouin X, at the Pico Union Project on Saturday, Sept. 5th, 8 pm. Mekaal Hasan is presented with support from the Pakistan Arts Council and USC Pacific Asia Museum.
Mekaal Hasan, sometimes shortened to MHB, is a Sufi rock band formed in Lahore, Punjab. The band's members have roots in different genres, including jazz, classical music, soul music, and sufi rock, the combination of each member has created a sound which has earned them fans from a variety of quarters.
Bedouin X is a political and social trance rock concept group created to revive and bring the socially and politically conscientious music that sprang up in the African parts of the Arab World and present the music along with original work to western audiences. Bedouin X's performance includes a special Western Sahara guedra dance performance led by Rosa Rojas.
Doors will open at 7:30 pm.
Tickets available at http://www.levantinecenter.org/events/mekaal-hasan-bedouin-x-live-concert.