FRIDAY, FEB 10 — Doors at 7:00 PM; Show at 7:30 PM
In this solo show, Assasi will be performing a variety of songs from melodic trap EP Third World Wide Vol. 1, his recent indie folk-infused EP Deebak, and popular cuts from the previous decade.
Expect a worldwide journey, with material inspired from his hometown of Aleppo and Syria’s capital of Damascus, his years in the Lebanese cultural capital Beirut, time in exile in Kathmandu and Kuala Lumpur, and recent adopted Maine hometowns of Bangor and Biddeford. Assasi’s genre-bending collaborations have explored boom-bap, trap, and alternative hip-hop, always with a distinctive Arab flavor. Expect him to fill the stage with a lifetime of stories and emotional connection.