Mohsen Namjoo

Mohsen Namjoo

Biography

Mohsen Namjoo is an Iranian artist, songwriter, singer, music scholar and setar (traditional Persian lute) player based in New York City. Hailed as “the Bob Dylan of Iran” by the New York Times, Namjoo is a visionary artist who speaks for the youth in Iran. Seamlessly blending the Classical Persian setar with electric guitar, and rock and blues vocal techniques with Persian avaz (singing), he fuses the ancient with the current. His latest album “Personal Cipher” was released on June 5th, 2016.

Events with Mohsen Namjoo

Exposure: Politics, Sex and Power

02 May 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dixon Place, 161A Chrystie St, New York, NY, 10002
F to 2nd Avenue
J/Z to Bowery
6 to Spring
M to Essex
B/D to Grand