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23 September 2021 / Read

Backstage Live tomorrow, and upcoming gigs!

Hello everyone! Tomorrow (friday) at Noon EST we have our third edition of BACKSTAGE with Sultans of String and super special guest Leen Hamo. Leen is a Toronto-based Syrian artist, musician, singer and violin player. She started her music education at the age of 10 at the “Arabic Musical Institute” in Aleppo-Syria, and her musical […]

16 September 2021 / Read

Backstage Live tomorrow, and upcoming Real Gigs!

Hi there, I hope you are all well, and lots to tell you about today :) 1) Tomorrow (friday) at Noon EST we have our second edition of BACKSTAGE with Sultans of String and super special guest Padideh Ahrarnejad on and instrument called the Tar! Padideh is a graduate of the Tehran Art Music School […]

10 September 2021 / Read

New single/video out today – Folk Radio UK feature

“With a new album in the pipeline, NY Times and BILLBOARD charting world music supergroup Sultans of String are releasing their brand-new single Mi Santuario on Sept 10, 2021. The song features the four core Sultans as well as an incredibly talented and inspiring special guest Juan Carlos Medrano, who co-wrote the music with the […]

7 September 2021 / Read

New weekly livestream kicks off Friday with new video/single!

Hi everyone, and I hope you have had a great summer! Sultans of String are excited to announce…  BACKSTAGE! Our new online Interview & Music series features guests from our Refuge and Sanctuary albums. Join us each Friday at Noon EST as we dive into the lives and the music of these fascinating artists, all […]

9 August 2021 / Read

This one song could change EVERYTHING for us

Hello friends! I am not a huge fan of public voting on contests, because I truly believe that everyone has a valuable artistic voice, and how can you judge one song or band against another? That being said, our Sultans of String collaboration song is one of ten finalists in the Summer Song contest run […]

5 August 2021 / Read

4 days left to help us reach our goal

Hello friends, I hope you are all well and staying safe! A huge thanks to everyone who has contributed so far to our fundraiser for our new album SANCTUARY. We are so grateful for your support! This is the most important and meaningful work of our career, and it is very timely. And for those […]

12 July 2021 / Read

In-person show THIS SUNDAY… Yes, a real gig!!

Are you ready for some live music?! Just announced, we are so excited to actually have in-person Sultans of String concerts this weekend, our first live shows in 16 months!  Come this Sunday July 18, at 7:00 pm!  It is the neighbours of our lovey friends Barbara and Urmas at Studio 13,  at 98 Concession […]

5 July 2021 / Read

Help us tell essential stories… And a free concert Friday!

Hello friends, We spent the week starting our recording of our new Sultans of String album, Sanctuary (the refuge project, vol. 2).  I am so excited about the music we are creating, as well as the opportunity to collaborate with extraordinary guests! Please join us on our mission to tell these essential stories of loss, […]

10 June 2021 / Read

Yes, a new album! Sanctuary

Hello friends, I am so excited to tell you about what we have been quietly working on behind the scenes here: Sanctuary, the highly anticipated followup to our album Refuge. This ambitious, diverse, inclusive and passionately artistic album puts our band face-to- face with a VIP roster of global ‘ambassadors’, some of whom are recent immigrants […]

7 June 2021 / Read

Free livestream Tonight @ 8 pm EDT

We are so very grateful for those who have been attending our Refuge Livestream concerts. It has been so wonderful for us to keep in touch with you through these difficult times.  And so to honour all of you, our friends, family and fans, we have a free show tonight! Tonight! Monday June 7 at […]

4 May 2021 / Read

Tix avail now – May 15 livestream, and some great news!

Hi all, I hope you are all okay and staying safe out there,,, We are so very grateful for those who have been attending our Livestream concerts. It has been so wonderful for us to keep in touch with you through these difficult times. For those who have not attended one of our Zoom shows […]

24 April 2021 / Read

Livestream Tonight – Benefit concert for Environmental Defence

CONCERT TONIGHT! Join Sultans of String tonight at 7:00 pm for a special Livestream concert, supporting Environmental Defence! We will be playing some of the new songs off our Refuge album, as well as a couple of our eco-favourites Luna and Sable Island… Joined by special guests Duke Redbird, Rebecca Campbell, and Tamar Ilana! TIX: […]