Omar Souleyman: Bahdeni Nami

Omar Souleyman: Bahdeni Nami

By Nathan Stevens

If you’re not dancing or clapping while listening to Omar Souleyman, you’re doing something wrong. 31 Jul 2015 // 2:30 AM

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12 Apr 2004 // 1:00 AM

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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