Mitra Sumara at Freer and Sackler Galleries for Noruz Past

Saturday, March 7, 2015 - Washington, DC, United States

Free Event

Shows at 1 and 4 PM. Tickets are also available at the door beginning one hour before show time on a first-come, first-served basis.

Revisit the Iranian pop music scene of the 1960s and 1970s with updated versions of classic songs made famous by the likes of Googoosh, Hayedeh, Pari Zangeneh, and Parva, along with mesmerizing bandari-beat tunes by Zia Atabi. Mitra Sumara, based in New York, features Iranian American vocalist Yvette Perez, joined by Peter Zummo on trombone, Bill Ruyle on santur (hammer dulcimer), Michael Evans on percussion, and Jim Duffy on keyboards. The band re-energizes Persian pop with influences ranging from salsa and disco to Nigeria’s Fela Kuti and Middle Eastern rhythms.


Contact the organizer for latest event info. is not responsible for any changes made in the above information.   Report or Flag this event

Promote this event
Ali Shahbazi painting exhibition
Apr 29 to May 7, 2017 - Vienna, VA
SATTAR Live In Concert
Saturday, May 6, 2017 - Sterling, VA
Iranian Events Around the World
Sponsored Ad
Ali Shahbazi painting exhibition
Apr 29 to May 7, 2017
SATTAR Live In Concert
Saturday, May 6, 2017
Iranian Events Around the World
Flynn’s former top deputy: I was ‘apoplectic’ when I learned about RT payment
L.A. in flames: A look back at the 1992 ‘Rodney King riots’
Tad Cummins Admits To Wife He Slept With Elizabeth Thomas
Iran offers India to run phase one of Chabahar Port
Mother of Hawaii boy missing for 20 years released from jail
Sweden truck attack death toll rises to five
Esteki becomes the first ever Iranian Top Scorer in ...
Iranian American woman poisons, burns son to avenge ...
Heroic Story of Iranian American Race Car Driver on ...
Yara Shahidi tells Kimmel she is proud of Iranian ...
Iranian pilot and crew disciplined for not delaying ...
Shohreh Aghdashloo's new film to open in US ...