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10 February 2020 / Read

Oct 16 in Toronto – the CD release concert of a lifetime!

Hello friends, This is the most incredible concert I have ever put together in my life! Join us for an unforgettable evening with 15 special guests and counting… come and discover new sounds and artists, and be part of a historic concert, to be filmed for a future TV special!   SULTANS OF STRING – Refuge […]

2 February 2020 / Read

Special concert with the Mississauga Symphony Orchestra this Saturday!

The three time JUNO-nominated, Billboard charting Sultans of String join the Mississauga Symphony Orchestra this Saturday night for an evening of Celtic reels, Gypsy-jazz, Flamenco, Arabic, Cuban and South Asian rhythms; celebrating musical fusion and human creativity with warmth and virtuosity. This concert will feature First Nations singer/songwriter Shannon Thunderbird, Pakistani-Canadian sitarist Anwar Khurshid, and flamenco […]

10 January 2020 / Read

Watch our brand new single “El Bint El Shalabeya” today!

Thanks to Tinnitist for premiering our brand new single “El Bint El Shalabeya” today, from our upcoming album, REFUGE. The single features Syrian Refugee, clarinettist, Majd Sekkar, Algerian mandole player, Fethi Nadjem and Greek oud player, Demetrios Petsalakis on a track that pays homage to the late great Dick Dale! Get the single now at […]

9 January 2020 / Read

APAP showcases in NYC!

NYC this weekend, drop by to see one of our 15 min Sultans of String showcases at APAP! The friday night is a preview of our new album REFUGE, and the saturday is classic quartet plus Ilana. Reservations not required. No entry fee. here are our the times! Fri 10 Jan at 8:25pm – APAP […]

10 December 2019 / Read

New video – and off to Belleville, Brantford, Oakville, Toronto, Ottawa, NY

Some days I have to just pinch myself – I am so lucky to perform with some of the most incredible human beings. First there are the regular Sultans of String on our Christmas Caravan tour: Kevin Laliberté, Eddie Paton, Drew Birston, Rosendo ‘Chendy’ Leon, Rebecca Campbell. They are most amazing wonderful people you could […]

12 November 2019 / Read

New video and single – Heart of Gold – celebrating Neil Young’s Birthday today!

We are celebrating Neil Young’s birthday today with our new single release of Heart of Gold (Live)! It is available on all iTunes, Amazon, you name it…  https://orcd.co/heartofgoldlive And the video is public at https://youtu.be/l119zOWLYh0   This song has a lot of meaning to me personally. I grew up in a classical-music loving house. My mother […]

4 November 2019 / Read

Videos, shows, OMEA, and Christmas tour with a million guests!

Hello Friends, we are excited to announce our tour from now till New Years! If you have not had a chance to check them out yet, please check out our fancy new videos we have created with Ojibway Eder Duke Redbird and Twin Flames, as well as Somali refugee poet Ifrah Mansour https://www.youtube.com/sultansofstring This Friday, for […]

20 October 2019 / Read

New single out! The Power of the Land

Hello friends, I am super excited to share with you Single #2 from our upcoming REFUGE album, entitled The Power of the Land, releasing this Friday October 25.   You can add this song to your Spotify/Apple playlist by clicking here https://orcd.co/thepoweroftheland CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO! https://youtu.be/Tw7EPXtfT3w “This is a project that is centred around […]

9 October 2019 / Read

California this weekend!

Hello California friends! Please share this email with your friends in Cali!  Canada’s Billboard charting & 3x CFMA winning string wizards SULTANS OF STRING take their wickedly eclectic global grooves to CALIFORNIA Fri Oct 11 – 8:30-8:45 pm–  FAR-West Folk Alliance Conference – Showcase Sat Oct 12 – 7:00 pm– Museum of Making Music Sun […]

28 September 2019 / Read

FYC – Christmas Caravan on the Grammy® Ballot!

Hello Friends, we just wanted to share that two of our songs from our Sultans of String album Christmas Caravan landed on the GRAMMY® Ballot on Sept 25! We will be performing these songs live on our Nov/Dec Christmas tour, and tickets are now on sale at http://sultansofstring.com/calendar/ Special guests along the way this year include Lynn Miles, Ken […]

20 September 2019 / Read

I AM A REFUGEE – Single Released Today!

Hello wonderful friends and fans! We are so excited – today is the day we get to start to share with you the collaborations we have been working on for the last year with Sultans of String. Our hearts are bursting with gratitude to all of you for supporting our newest project. And today we […]

10 September 2019 / Read

Big show with the Burlington Symphony and guests! Sept 29 Regular / Sept 30 Student

Every once in a while I get to perform a show the really excites me. At the end of the month BILLBOARD charting/4x CFMA winning SULTANS OF STRING are performing with the newly named Burlington Symphony Orchestra. This will be the first show under their new moniker and the first season with their new music director/conductor […]