Ahmed Eid © Artist

Ahmed Eid with ILYF

Aghani Akhira (Last Songs) is the name of Ahmed Eid's debut album. In seven songs, real stories are told about the experiences of fictional people from the reality of his two home worlds, Berlin and Palestine. These are illuminated with a clear anti-colonial and anti-patriarchal perspective and yet always remain pictorial and deeply poetic. The songs sound minimalistically arranged, inspired by contemporary electronic music, while the background of traditional Arabic music and the playfulness of musical improvisation always resonate.

ILYF is a Berlin-based band consisting of two of the Bukahara co-founders, violinist Daniel Avi Schneider and bassist Ahmed Eid, and drummer Kuba aka Badkuzu. They have been a close-knit musical team for over a decade and have been at the heart of many different bands and projects, spanning a variety of genres and styles. In their concerts they present the eclectic musical harvest of this collaboration, moving between psychedelic grooves, traditionally influenced Arabic songs and improvised adventures, without ever leaving the danceable form of a song.
For this project, ILYF translate the minimalist arrangements of Ahmed's album Aghani Akhira into a band sound using a wide range of musical toys, including an oriental keyboard, an electric mandolin and all manner of bells and whistles.

Fri, 10.05.2024

Ahmed Eid (vocals, guitar, bass, synthesizer), Daniel Avi Schneider (violin, mandolin, synthesizer, vocals), Allysa Grace Martinez (keyboards, vocals), Kuba/Badkuzu (drums, percussion, keboards, vocals)

Electro, Folk, Funk, Hip Hop, Reggae

jaki Start 20:00 Doors 19:30

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