November 1, 2019
Initiated in 2015, Kuwait Rising is a music festival that features emerging music from the Arab world and beyond.
On November 1, 2019 the fifth edition of Kuwait Rising will be presented at DAI (Yarmouk) in Kuwait City. This year’s festival will feature four diverse artists: Desertfish (SA) who will be debuting his live, electronic performance outside of Saudi Arabia for the first time; Multi-instrumentalist Disco Puppet (IN) who will amalgamate voice, instruments and sound effects to showcase his recently released album; KAVYA (IN) who will bring her sultry sound and nostalgic voice to the city and Hannah Epperson (US) who will construct rich sound palettes using violin, vocals and loop pedals. The festival will be hosted by multimedia artist and entrepreneur, Zahed Sultan. Kuwait Rising is a part of CommUn, a new festivals co. that focuses on community-building through arts, music, science and stories.
Doors open at 5pm.
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