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The Persian Arts Festival Sponsors Jamshied Sharifi's Pan-World-Music Ensemble At Joe's Pub

March 20, 2008 - by CityGuide News
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New York, NY - March 20th, 2008

The Persian Arts Festival

and Joe's Pub



with special guests HASSAN HAKMOUN,


One CD Release

April 14th at 9:30pm, $20

Sponsored by the Persian Arts Festival , Jamshied Sharifi's pan-world-music ensemble will feature internationally known singers, including Hassan Hakmoun, Vishal Vaid, Mamak Kadem, and Yungchen Lhamo, as well as established New York musicians, including Brahim Fribgane, Benjamin Wittman, and Ole Mathisen. Chris Nickson of says "[Sharifi] uses Middle Eastern rhythms and ideas as his framework to take his music to another place that exists outside geography... It's an example of the best worldbeat... Spiritual and haunting in the best way..."

For more information on the venue or this performance; to schedule interviews, request photos/ticket giveaways/music and to request press tickets to this event; please contact:


425 Lafayette Street (between East 4th and Astor Place) NYC; adjacent to The Public Theater


By Phone: 212-967-7555

On the Web:

In Person: At The Public Theater Box Office from 1pm to 6pm and at Joe’s Pub from 6pm to 10pm (both located at 425 Lafayette St.)


Purchase of tickets does NOT guarantee a table reservation; you must call to reserve seats. Seating, as well as standing-room, is available only on a first-come, first-served basis for all shows without a dinner reservation. Two drink or $12 food minimum per person is standard.

Between the hours of 10am and 9pm, tickets can be purchased by phone at 212-967-7555. Between the hours of 11am and 5pm tickets can be purchased and dinner reservations can be made simultaneously by calling 212-539-8778.

You may buy tickets in person at The Public Theater box office, located at 425 Lafayette Street from 1:00 pm to 6:00pm on Sundays and Mondays and 1:00pm to 7:30pm from Tuesday through Saturday. Tickets are also available for purchase in person at Joe's Pub from 6:00pm to 10:00pm, seven days a week. Please note that many shows at Joe's Pub do sell out in advance, so door sales are subject to availability.

ABOUT: Tickets
Tickets can be purchased 24 hours a day online at

To secure a dinner reservation, call 212-539-8778.
Please note that purchase of a ticket does NOT guarantee seating; seating, as well as standing-room, is available only on a first-come, first-served basis for all shows without a dinner reservation. Two drink or $12 food minimum per person.

Once purchased, tickets are non-refundable.

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