Archive for March 26, 2011

Salman Ahmad and Shahram Azhar live in concert, for the benefit of the flood victims of Pakistan.

Tickets will be sold at door. $5 for Harvard undergraduates, $10 others.

To reserve tickets email harvardsangeet@gmail.com

All proceeds from the concert will be donated to Salman and Samina Global Wellness Initiative for the welfare of families affected by the recent flood in Pakistan

Salman Ahmad
Salman Ahmad, one of South Asia’s most influential cultural figures, is a musician, physician and United Nations goodwill ambassador. His band, Junoon, has sold over 25 million albums worldwide and has shared the stage with artists such as Melissa Etheridge, Alicia Keys, Sting, Earth Wind and Fire, and Wyclef Jean. With his wife, Samina, he launched an NGO called the Salman & Samina Global Wellness Initiative (SSGWI), that is currently working to rehabilitate flood effected families in Pakistan.

Shahram Azhar
Shahram Azhar is the lead vocalist of the up and coming Pakistan musical band, Laal. In just a short span of one year, Shahram and his band have gained national as well as international recognition for their song, Main Nay Kaha, a satirical poem composed in the 1960’s by Habib Jalib, and their album ‘Umeed e Sahar’.

Where:
Leverett House Dining Hall
8 Mill Street
Cambridge, MA
When:
Saturday, March 26 · 8:30pm – 10:30pm