Wednesday: Bassel and the Supernaturals return to Claremont

Chicago indie-funk band bring some soul to summer

On Wednesday August 8th at 6:30 Bassel and the Supernaturals will perform an outdoor concert at Union Episcopal Church, 133 Old Church Rd, Claremont, NH, rain location inside the church building. Bring a chair or blanket and all your friends and family for this great family friendly concert. We suggest a freewill donation of $15 each, or $30 for families at the event. This performance is a part of WCCMA’s Summer Concert Series at Union Church, a music series committed to barriers free access to great music.

Also coming up: Kinan Azmeh and Dinuk Wijeratne Friday August 10

Bassel & The Supernaturals is an eclectic ensemble based in Chicago, IL led by the soulful vocals of Syrian-American songwriter Bassel Almadani. Their music combines soul, jazz, and funk with captivating lyrics about love, loss, corporate life, and a war in Syria that has directly affected Bassel’s family along with over 10,000,000 others.

The soulful Syrian-American vocalist and his ensemble raised over $11,000 during the preorder campaign for their full-length album, Elements (2017), with over $3,000 in donations for humanitarian aid in Syria. They were also featured in the nationally-acclaimed SXSW showcase ContraBanned: #MusicUnites featuring artists from the diaspora of the countries targeted by the travel ban.

In addition to performing in clubs and festivals across the nation, Bassel partners with universities and charity organizations nationwide to host seminars, workshops, and benefit concerts drawing attention to the crisis in Syria.

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