Tune in on Monday, June 10th @ 1:30PM when DJ Sparkle Motion hosts critically-acclaimed, award-winning composer, vocalist, lyricist, Persian setar virtuoso and multi-instrumentalist, Fared Shafinury, for a live performance and interview.
Born on the coast of Texas, Shafinury’s music spans cultures and traditions rooted in ancient repertoires – he has studied under masters in Iran such as Ostads Shaari, Lotfi, and Zolghadar – while possesing innovation and originality that set him apart from his contemporaries.
Shafinury introduces the classical and folk sounds of Iran to his distinct musical world, populated by driving rock beats, sufi-trance-like states, psychedelic loops, hindustani ragas, country lilts and more.
On June 15th, Shafinury plays Fort Mason’s Cowell Theatre in SF. Show starts at 8pm.