Occur Goes Global - The Music of Iraq

Monday, August 7, 2017 at 3:42 AM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music With the U.S. having such a large stake in the history and future of Iraq—especially as Mosul was recently freed from ISIS rule—it’s a choice time to explore the Middle Eastern county’s music. Its vitality means survival for its creators, an escape from war and rival religious factions. These five artists and bands stand out in the undercurrent of Iraqi song.   Acrassicauda When getting hit by a SCUD missile is part of your regular rehearsal schedule, you... READ MORE