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Global Livestream TONIGHT! Friday 7:30 EST

Hello everyone!  Just a reminder that we have our free Livestream concert tonight! Plug into some nice speakers and enjoy the show, our gift to you!

Combining elements of Spanish flamenco, Arabic folk, Turkish strings, and French Manouche Django-jazz, and a core musical vision that societies derive strength from diversity, and that common ground can be found amidst one’s differences Sultans of String come together with artists from the Canadian Arabic Orchestra and around the globe with a unique mosaic of melody, vocals and strings.

There are no actual tickets, simply join the Livestream at 7:30 pm EST on Twitter, LinkedIn, or at:

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Sultans of String with special guests:
Leen Hamo – vocals
Padideh Ahrarnejad – tar
Majd Sekkar – clarinet
Donné Roberts – vocals and guitar
Tamar Ilana –  dance
Naghmeh Farahmand – percussion
Saskia Tomkins – nyckelharpa
Amir Amiri – santur
Ravi Naimpally – Tabla
Waleed Abdulhamid – vocals

and while we are here…

We are excited about the first showings of our feature length film – our Sultans of String pandemic project that just won at Cannes World Film Festival … THE REFUGE PROJECT – Visual Album. If you are anywhere near Toronto or Hamilton come join our Cast and Crew party, and celebrate our win with a film screening, as well as another birthday “year around the sun” for bandleader Chris McKhool, all while raising donations for a good cause!


TORONTO: Sun. Nov 20 at 7 pm Tranzac Hall – Tix:

All admission proceeds after hall rental cost donated to the UN Refugee Agency for their life-saving programming. Sultans of String have raised more than $10,000 so far!

HAMILTON: Thu. Dec. 8  at 7 pm – Westdale Theatre

These will be followed by a chat! This film includes songs from Refuge and Sanctuary, which are up for four Canadian Folk Music Awards!