“Iranian Student Alliance in America – ISAA” in partnership with “Berkeley Lecture Series” Present:
A Talk by Arash Sobhani, Kiosk Lead Singer and Songwriter
Topic: "Iran’s Underground Music"
Arash Sobhani is the founder, lead singer and songwriter of Kiosk, the Iranian Blues/Rock/Jazz band that was formed in Tehran in 2003. Prevented from performing in public or publishing in studios in Tehran, Sobhani moved to the U.S. in 2005 where he led Kiosk to release the album, “Ordinary Man” probably the first Iranian underground album ever officially released in the west.
Kiosk’s distinct characteristic is their unique and innovative way of expressing cultural and social problems in a blend of blues, country and Persian music, a combination that creates something original and outstanding. http://www.kiosktheband.com
In 2008, Kiosk was awarded the Best Blues Band by the world Academy of Arts, Literature, and Media.
Date: Sunday, February 21, 2010
Time: 4:00 P.M.
Place: University of California, Berkeley
145 Dwinelle Hall
Lecture in Persian
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