June 20, 2023 | Historic Theatre

Les Arrivants

June 20, 2023 | Historic Theatre

Montreal’s Les Arrivants blend Arabic, Persian and Argentine Tango into a fresh and thrilling form of contemporary global music.

Special guest: Meredith Bates

Les Arrivants (“The Newcomers”) is comprised of Amichai Ben Shalev (accordion) Abdul-Wahab Kayyali (oud), and Hamin Honari (Persian percussion), three musicians who settled in Montréal during the COVID-19 pandemic between the summers of 2019 and 2020.

The repertoire Les Arrivants has developed mirrors their resettlement experience. It is informed by the traditions the instrumentalists have mastered throughout their careers – Argentine Tango, Classical Arabic music, and traditional Persian rhythms. It equally reflects the musical possibilities that can only emerge out of a cosmopolitan centre such as Montréal. In other words, Les Arrivants have created an introspective sonic experience that depicts the relationships and views of newcomers to Montréal, while channeling complex emotions associated with migration and travel.

Artist website: lesarrivants.com

Showtimes & Dates
June 20, 7:30PM
Ticket Prices

Please note that the performance is reserved seating.

Adult:  $30
Student:  $25

Venue Location

Historic Theatre
1895 Venables Street , Vancouver

Box office info

1895 Venables St.
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Mon to Fri: 12–6PM, Sat 12-4
and 1 hour prior to all performances