King Raam & Makan Ashgvari at Acud macht Neu / Thursday, 8.3.2018
Time to roll out the red carpet for King Raam from Tehran. The Iranian post punk band will be rocking Berlin for the very first time. Raam will be performing his most recent release with stunning songs in both Persian and English. The night will be opened by singer-songwriter Makan Ashgvari, who will give a taste of his upcoming release, fusing Persian lyrics with experimental electronics.
KING RAAM … is an Iranian musician who is currently based in Tehran. He started his musical career as the singer-songwriter/founder of Hypernova, a post-punk band in New York, which was born in the undergrounds of Tehran in the early 2000’s. After some modest success with Hypernova, he decided to pursue a solo career under the name of „King Raam.“ After several years of adventures between Toronto, New York, London and Los Angeles, Raam has finally returned to his motherland in order to pursue his musical career. The progressive nature of the modern Iranian society, led by the younger generation, has ushered a new era of creativity.
MAKAN ASHGVARI … is a singer-songwriter, actor, director and teacher living and working in Tehran. As a singer he has been performing with rock bands such as Dash, with the jazz band Naima and with the independent experimental music band Bomrani. He has worked with theatre directors such as Sajad Afsharian or Hamid Pourazari and directed his own theater productions with musicians and actors. He started giving concerts with the guitar player Amir Saremi from 2013, their live video “Nahang” becoming a hit, their album was released in 2016. Ashgvari is the founder of „Otaghkar“, a platform for amateur music.
KING RAAM support: MAKAN ASHGVARI
8.3.2018 | Doors 21:00 CET | Starts 21:30 CET
ACUD MACHT NEU | Veteranenstraße 21 | 10119 Berlin