World-renowned Arabic accordionist and singer Elias Lammam of Lebanon plays popular Arabic music of the mid-20th century, including songs of Oum Kholthum, Fairuz, Abdel Halim Hafez, Mohamed Abdel Wahab, the Rahbani brothers, as well as some of his own original compositions and many improvisations. The trio includes popular Syrian-American violinist Fathi Aljarrah and master riqq (tambourine) player and percussionist Antoine Lammam of Lebanon, both of whom also sing.
Elias Lammam is ... literally one of the best accordionists in the world. When Ivan Milev first saw Elias play, he kissed his fingers. When Abu Seoud first saw Elias play, he announced, "You are the new Abu Seoud!" I am told this is as impressive as it sounds." thehairpin.com/2011/10/four-things-you-probably-dont-know-about-the-accordion
For more information about Elias Lammam please see:
http://EliasLammam.com or http://Facebook.com/EliasLammam
The concert will be held at Lahlouh Auditorium in Burlingame. There will be some space for social dancing and debke, but there will not be any dance performances. Family-friendly show. All ages are welcome. Open seating. Refreshments will be available by donation.
Lahlouh Theatre (View)
1649 Adrian Road
Burlingame, CA 94010