Occur Goes Global - The Music of Bahrain

Monday, August 31, 2015 at 6:00 AM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music As one of the less conservative nations in the Persian Gulf, the Kingdom of Bahrain is home to an impressive swath of music. Traditional seafaring songs seep into metal riffs; pop rubs shoulders with jazz; and folksy troubadours tip their hats to the labor movement. Here are five acts from Bahrain that are worth a listen:   Hot Laser   Kicked out of his school choir because the conductor didn’t like his Axl Rose-ish voice, Robert “Jungle” Jennings... READ MORE