Farhan Shah and Brothers Qawalli Ensemble
Farhan Shah is an acclaimed Australian/Pakistani music producer, composer, singer and lyricist. Joining him at the festival this year is a six piece Sufi Qawalli group, the only professional traditional Qawalli group in Australia. Rooted in the mystical poetry of South Asia and the Middle East, Qawalli singing will take you to another place and time.
Since arriving in Australia in 2016 Farhan Shah has collaborated with renowned Sufi group Tahir Qawwal Australian Ensemble as singer and toured Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland, Wellington and Adelaide at festivals such as Byron Spirit Fest and Salaam Fest.
In 2017, Farhan featured as singer on a track with famous DJ Shadow Dubai and has been Musical Director and composer for feature films, drama serials and the official Jubilee Games song of Team Pakistan. He has presented shows in Pakistan, Dubai, Thailand, London, Canada Malaysia, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand.
Farhan Shah is a master of the tradition and renowned for his soaring voice.
Farhan is a phenomenal live stage performer and his understanding, adaptability and exposure to world music styles gives him an additional edge for different musical collaborations around the world.
For more information about Farham, visit his facebook page.