Roots for Challenging Times Concert Series: Middle Eastern Music and Dance

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Middle Eastern master-musician Naser Musa joins the internationally renowned Yuval Ron Ensemble featuring vocalist Elinor Sitrish, percussionist Jamie Papish, and dancer Devon Estrella for a tantalizing uplifting program of upbeat folkloric music and dance of the Middle East. Learn some of the dance moves, sing along, clap and be elevated by a festive celebration of the joyful music and dance traditions of the Persian Golf, Jordan, Palestine, Yemen, Morocco, and Israel.

Q&A with world-class artists after the show.

FREE Admission

Location: Mercado La Paloma

3655 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90007


Phone: (213) 748-1963


Bonus live-stream pre-series event on Youtube April 3 at 5pm with series curator Yuval Ron, introducing the series, the artists and the cultures of the Roots concert series. Tune in on April 3 at 5pm at:

Concert series is funded and produced by Inspired Sound Initiative – inspiring and empowering our communities. For more info and to contribute to our efforts: This series is made possible in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs and by a grant from the Alliance for California Traditional Arts, in partnership with the Walter & Elise Haas Fund, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Grants for the Arts, and The California Endowment.