When: Sat., June 4, 8 p.m. 2016
Mashrou' Leila is a contemporary, alternative, Lebanese band pioneering a new era of music coming out of the Middle East. Mashrou' Leila addresses flaws of Lebanese society, love, war and politics with their lyrics—issues rarely discussed in mainstream Arabic music. Presented by WET Detroit, this will be Mashrou' Leila's first time performing in Detroit and the event has already received a large amount of interest. This is especially exciting because Detroit's notable music history and the large concentration of Arabs in Metro-Detroit.