Arooj Aftab has announced a U.S. tour. The trek spans from August to October, with an additional concert supporting Caroline Polachek taking place on December 2 at New York’s Terminal 5. Aftab will be performing with her Vulture Prince Ensemble, featuring harpist Maeve Gilchrist, guitarist Gyan Riley, bassist Shahzad Ismaily, guitarist Kenji Herbert, drummer Greg Fox, double bassist Petros Klampanis, and violinist Darian Donovan Thomas. Find Aftab’s tour poster below.
Arooj Aftab, a Brooklyn-based Pakistani composer and singer, released her latest album Vulture Prince in April. The record’s standout “Mohabbat” was recently included in former President Barack Obama’s Summer Playlist.
Read Pitchfork’s interview “Get to Know Arooj Aftab, the Defiant Singer Who’s Reimagining Traditional South Asian Music for Today.”