Omar Souleyman


Omar Souleyman is a legendary Syrain folk singer, fusing breakneck tempos of modern electronic pop with vocals that wouldn’t be out of place at a traditional wedding. It’s celebratory music set to reach an even wider audience when his Four Tet-produced new album is released this fall, but for now revel in this rare U.S. appearance at Pioneer Works to kick off the anniversary of the Issue Project Room, which for 10 years has been a bastion of thoughtful experimentation across multiple artistic disciplines.

Sat., Aug. 31, 4 p.m., 2013

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