Arif Lohar At RISD Auditorium

arif lohar (3.17) Need a break from the fiddles and tin whistles? First Works presents Punjabi superstar Sufi-rocker, folk singer, and Bollywood celeb — Arif Lohar.

Singing modern interpretations of traditional Punjabi songs, Arif Lohar captures the sights and sounds of modern Pakistani culture with a unique mix of pop and folk stylings. Playing his beloved chimta, a traditional percussion instrument resembling tongs, Lohar will be backed by an ensemble of talented Pakistani musicians. In a special collaboration, Arif Lohar will be joined by Neo-Sufi/global Soul songstress Arooj Aftab.

Not Irish, not even a little bit.

$20 day of, 8pm, Saturday, March 17, Caravanserai, RISD Auditorium, 17 Canal Walk

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