Mercan Dede to perform at The Arts Centre; Melbourne
Mercan Dede will be returning to Melbourne from a sold out performance in 2008 with his new project Istanbul Quartet. Combining traditional Turkish sufi music with modern beats and electronica; Mercan Dede & Istanbul Quartet will also be featuring a spectacular Whirling Dervish dancer.
Mercan Dede was nominated by the BBC as the best world music artist four years running; his fan base stretches from Australia to North America thanks to his diverse mix of traditional and modern music.
Mercan Dede’s Melbourne performance on November 20 2011; is part of the Australasian World Music Expo (AWME). Tickets can be purchased fromThe Arts Centre website.
|Date & Time:||Sun 20 November; 7.30pm|
|Running Time:||approximately 2.5 hours|
|Pricing:||Adult: $59.00 / $39.00
Concession*: $49.00 / $31.00
Group (6+): $49.00 / $31.00
Youth (Under 26): $39.00 / $25.00
*Concessions include Pensioners; Unemployed; F/T Students and Seniors