Music Park: Omar Souleyman @ Moogfest — 5/18/17

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Omar Souleyman (with Hasan Alo) performs at Motorco Music Hall for Moogfest 2017 in Durham, North Carolina, on May 18, 2017.

On June 2, Omar Souleyman releases To Syria, With Love via Mad Decent — his third album in four years. The album consists of seven tracks featuring Omar and keyboardist Hasan Alo performing traditional Syrian folk music set to the sound of synthesizers.

In the run-up to the release, Omar performed in some US cities in May, including a stop at Motorco Music Hall in Durham, North Carolina, for Moogfest 2017. There, Omar and Hasan took to the outdoor stage for a transcendental show that drew a large crowd.

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