World Music bands Brothers of the Baladi and Padam Padam perform to support the 12th annual Daniel Pearl World Music Days at Vie de Boheme, 1530 SE 7th Ave., Sunday October 26 beginning at 6 pm. Tickets are $5 per band and sold at the door.
Daniel Pearl World Music Days is an international network of music concerts celebrating with the power of music and musicians all over the globe to reaffirm tolerance, humanity and peace. It also celebrates the life of journalist Daniel Pearl. This unity reaffirms an international stand against the divisive forces that took Daniel’s life in 2002. During the month of October (Daniel’s birthday is Oct. 10) more than 8,900 concerts will take place in 119 countries.
Brothers of the Baladi play an “Infectiously danceable” fusion of rock and pop with Arabic, Persian, Turkish, and Armenian influences. Their new album is Gravity of Love (released early 2015) yet (Artvoice Buffalo, NY.) Bellydancer Emily Sitara will perform too www.baladi.com.
Padam Padam’s songs of passion move between French cabaret, Klezmer, tangos, Latin and energetic originals. www.padampadam.com.
Daniel Pearl World Music Days was created in response to the kidnapping and murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in Pakistan. His family and friends formed the Daniel Pearl Foundation and its mission is to promote cross-cultural understanding through journalism, music, and innovative communications. 503.360.1233.