To celebrate Nowruz (the Persian New Year, which began on March 21), RFE's Radio Farda is live streaming a special three-day concert series from Dubai. Beginning today at 1 PM EST and running through Thursday, the event will bring together a number of different Iranian musicians who are banned in their native country.
Four different acts will kick things off tonight from the 6,000-seat Aviation Tennis Club in Dubai, UAE. On the 24th, legendary Iranian singer-songwriter Ebi will perform, along with Iranian pop-singer Shadmehr Aghili.
The three-day performance schedule is as follows:
March 22: Homeira
, Shahram Solati
March 23: Sattar
March 24: Ebi
Concert times should remain consistent from day to day (1 PM EST, 6 PM CET). The stream is available here
Nowruz Mubarak from RFE!