Gig Alert: Mercan Dede

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Mercan Dede & Istanbul Tribe are at Brookfield Place Winter Garden tonight.

ARTIST: Mercan Dede


Mercan Dede, "Mercanistan"

GIG: Tuesday Night at Brookfield Place Winter Garden (FREE)

Mercan Dede is a Turkish DJ and producer who merges traditional Sufi music and contemporary electronic sounds. While his band Istanbul Tribe plays intricate rhythms, a female dancer spins whirling dervishes, for a hypnotic blend of ancient and modern art. Here’s the song “Mercanistan” from the album, 800.

Mercan Dede closes the Global Beat Festival tonight at Brookfield Place Winter Garden.