Ash Koosha | Emel Mathlouthi

Ash Koosha | Emel Mathlouthi

Fri · September 7, 2018

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$10.00 - $20.00

Emel Mathlouthi: Featured in the Guardian, Pitchfork, & NPR, & hailed as the voice of the Tunisian Revolution, experimental singer Emel Mathlouthi’s protest songs became the anthems of the 2010 uprising. With her latest album Ensen, Emel expands her sound & boldly blends electronica with traditional Tunisian instruments. Called “a dynamic & politically conscious performer” (BBC), Emel creates music that is mesmerizing & uniquely cinematic.

Ash Koosha: Featured in Rolling Stone, the Guardian & VICE, Ash Koosha is a British-Iranian multi-instrumentalist composer/producer, futurist & technologist. Originally from Iran, Koosha fled the country due to restrictions on his artistic freedom, including an arrest for his live performances. Having released a number of electronic albums & innovative projects, his latest album Return 0 revolutionizes how we experience sound, artificial intelligence, & virtual simulation.

Ash Koosha | Emel Mathlouthi
Featured in the New York Times, BBC, and the Guardian, Mai Khoi is a Vietnamese singer, songwriter and activist who has been compared to Pussy Riot and described as the ‘Lady Gaga of Vietnam.’ Recently detained in Vietnam following her European tour, frequently raided by Vietnamese police at her studio and concerts, and effectively banned from performing in Vietnam, Mai Khoi is a powerhouse performer and a fiercely unapologetic advocate for free expression.
Venue Information:
Dupont Underground
1500 19th Street NW
Washington, DC, 20036
http://www.dupontunderground.org/