Brooklyn Qawwali Party is a thunderous 10
-piece band from NYC that reworks the music of late Pakistani vocalist Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan into a sound all it’s own. Funky, smart, and loving, BQP captures the joyful spirit of Pakistani folk music in a unique instrumental blend of jazz and Qawwali
. With five horns, guitar, bass, harmonium, and three percussionists, this band’s buoyant rhythm will be sure to get you on your feet and clapping.
#LiveatPennPlaza features live music on Monday and Tuesday evenings, 6 – 7:30pm and Tuesday and Thursday during the lunch hour, 12:30 – 1:30pm.
Monday nights feature soul, funk, and blues bands.
Tuesday nights are global dance parties.
Tuesday and Thursday afternoons are small acoustic concerts.
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Address: 1 Penn Plz, New York
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