Thursday 24th July 2014,
Somali Sunrise Concert Tour for Peace 2013

TOUR SCHEDULE

Photo: Shiine Akhyaar Ali performs with Waayaha Cusub for Somali Independence Day in Nairobi. WaayahaCusub.org.

HAPPENING THIS WEEK!  |  MOGADISHU MUSIC FESTIVAL (aka SOMALI RECONCILIATION FESTIVAL) IN MOGADISHU, SOMALIA  |  LATE MARCH 2013

TO GET ON THE EMAIL/TEXT LIST FOR LAST MINUTE INVITATION & DETAILS FOR OUR EVENTS COMING VERY SOON IN MOGADISHU & SIMULCAST, WRITE US AT HUMANITARIANBAZAAR@GMAIL.COM   |  WAAYAHA CUSUB stars in The Mogadishu Music Festival (also known as the Somali Reconciliation Festival), the grand finale show on the Somali Sunrise Concert Tour. The festival, produced by Waayaha Cusub, Humanitarian Bazaar, Somali Interactive Media Association, Bill Brookman Foundation, and Kow Media Corp, and promoted by Somali Public Radio and Radio Daljir, will feature Hodan Abdirahman, Dalmar Yare, Lixle Muhadin, Falis Abdi, Digriyo Abdi, Burhan Ahmed Yare, and Shiine Akhyaar Ali, with special guests Waaberi (Somalia), Kombo Chokwe & Afro-Simba (Kenya), Ariana Delawari (Afghanistan), DZA the Dissenter (Sudan), Ring of Steel (Afghanistan/Australia), & Mostar ’96 (Balkans/USA). Youth music workshops, more performers, and guests to be confirmed. Due to security, the event details will be only distributed by text message and email last minute. For info and to be on the list to get ticket info: HumanitarianBazaar@gmail.com.

COMING NEXT!  |  GARISSA REGION, KENYA  |  APRIL & MAY 2013

WAAYAHA CUSUB stars in “See the Sun Rise in Somalia,” the second show on the Somali Sunrise Concert Tour. The show, presented by Daljir Radio and Somali Public Radio, will feature Lixle Muhadin, Falis Abdi, Digriyo Abdi, Burhan Ahmed Yare, and Shiine Akhyaar Ali, with special guests Afro-Simba. More performers and guests to be confirmed. Due to security, the event information will be only distributed by text message and email last minute. For info and to be on the list to get ticket info: HumanitarianBazaar@gmail.com.

SUCCESS!  |  LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM  |  FEBRUARY 24-27

SHIINE AKHYAAR ALI stars in a series of events and press interviews with the Somali community in London, produced by several organizations to be named here soon. You can follow the events either here or partly at his Facebook page: OSEM.

SUCCESS! |  NAIROBI & EASTLEIGH, KENYA  |  MULTIPLE SHOWS OCTOBER – DECEMBER, 2012

WAAYAHA CUSUB stars in “Journey of Peace,” the first “stop-the-violence” shows on the Somali Sunrise Concert Tour. The show, presented by Kwani Literary Festival, will feature Lixle Muhadin, Falis Abdi, Digriyo Abdi, Burhan Ahmed Yare, and Shiine Akhyaar Ali, sometimes with special guests Afro-Simba. Venue and time to be confirmed. For info: HumanitarianBazaar@gmail.com.

SUCCESS!  |  NEW YORK CITY  |  AUGUST 28, 2012

“Drums Not Guns,” the opening night show and fundraiser for the Somali Sunrise Concert Tour. The show, produced by Humanitarian Bazaar, will feature Somali-Canadian pop icon K’naan + Somali hiphop and R&B group Waayaha Cusub – featuring Shiine Akhyaar Ali, Hodan Abdirahman, and Dalmar Yare, + Uppa Notch + Danielle Watson + Toni Blackman. Humanitarian Bazaar and Radio Daljir host. Venue is called “285 Kent” located at 285 Kent Avenue (next to the orange awning sign which is next door, the entrance is hidden so ask if you don’t see it) at South 1st Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 8pm-12am. – We’re happy to announce the show featured five performers on the Brooklyn water front and had some truly magical moments. Video highlights are coming out soon! HumanitarianBazaar@gmail.com.

SUCCESS!  |  WASHINGTON DC  |  AUGUST 24, 2012

WAAYAHA CUSUB stars in “Drums Not Guns,” the second fundraising show for the Somali Sunrise Concert Tour. The show, presented by the John F Kennedy Center and Humanitarian Bazaar, will feature Somali superstars Shiine Akhyaar Ali, Hodan Abdirahman, and Dalmar Yare. Kennedy Center Millenium Stage, 5-7pm. Entry is FREE at the Kennedy Center! – We had the show, a packed house, and the videos have already clocked in over 45,000 views collectively! HumanitarianBazaar@gmail.com

SUCCESS!  |  MINNEAPOLIS  |  AUGUST 5, 2012

SHIINE AKHYAAR ALI, DALMAR YARE, & HODAN ABDIRAHMAN star in the Somali Sunrise Opening Ceremony, an Iftar celebration featuring poetry and discussion about the future of Somali culture. The show, presented by Somali Public Radio and Safari Center Restaurant, with support from Poet Nation, also featured other rising stars in the Somali diaspora in Minnesota. Safari Center, Sunday August 5th, 2012. – Somali Public Radio ran the show during Iftar and it went well! HumanitarianBazaar@gmail.com.

MORE DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED, 2013

WAAYAHA CUSUB stars in “Somali Sunrise Concert Tour for Peace” the Kenyan portion of the world tour. Details coming soon here! HumanitarianBazaar@gmail.com