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Ustad Shafaat Khan, noted sitar and tabla player

October 20, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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UNC Asheville welcomes multi-instrumentalist (sitar and tabla) and vocalist Ustad Shafaat Khan accompanied by Farhaj Aziz (keyboards) and Coco Bastien (Percussion) for a performance on October 20. Khan is a world-renowned Indian Classical musician. He debuted at age 11 at the King’s Lynn Festival in England, has played alongside legends such as Stevie Wonder and Ray Charles, and has performed at prestigious concert halls, music festivals, and universities around the globe, including India, the US, Europe, China, Russia, and Japan.

This event is sponsored by the Howerton Distinguished Professorship in the Humanities, The Key Center Arts & Impact Series, and the Department of Philosophy.

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October 20, 2021
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Highsmith Student Union, Grotto (108)