Emel Mathlouthi in concert

  • November 23, 2012 · 7:45 PM
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Emel Mathlouthi's tracks are anthems to popular risings from the Jasmine Revolution in her home country Tunisia. While the future still looks uncertain, her music maintains its stridency. Emel released her album Kelmti Horra (My Word is Free) early in 2012. It quickly became the cornerstone of a musical genre that spread beyond Tunisia. Emel is Mediterranean and urban; fiery with a radiant voice. Kelmti Horra comprises 10 gems, principally in Arabic with occasional dips into French and English. With electro and trip-hop rhythms her music is inspried by key moments in her life and her surroundings. Emel Mathlouthi is a songwriter with the rare knack of turning torment and suffering into dreams.

"Emel Mathlouthi marries her songs of social protest to electronica: a rumble of drum and bass on incendiary declaratiions" David Honigmann, The Financial Times.

Born in Tunis, Emel Mathlouthi is a songwriter, composer, guitarist, and singer who is bringing an amazing brand new sound to Tunisian music. Endowed with an outstanding voice, she evokes Joan Baez, Sister Marie Keyrouz and the Lebanese diva Fairouz. Her captivating style is lyrical, and displays powerful rock, oriental and trip hop influences (she has formerly collaborated with Adrian Thaws aka Tricky).

Tickets : £10 (plus booking fees) http://emel-eorg.eventbrite.co.uk/?ebtv=C

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  • Mehdi

    Amel has a great voice, impressive performance by a very talented group!

    November 24, 2012

  • Nora

    Emel was really incredible tonight!

    November 23, 2012

  • Nora

    Emel Mathlouthi

    November 23, 2012

  • Souhad

    Hi guys, just left work now:(! A shame, really wanted to come to the event this evening, Fridays are sometimes difficult for me as not based in London, am sure the event was great and hope to see similar events on weekends in the future:)!

    November 23, 2012

  • Yosra

    Salam everyone !! i can't make it anymore this friday but i can give my ticket to someone who i have not booket yet or know someone who want to go . I give it free so just drop me an email , and i will send you the ticket ..

    Have fun !

    November 21, 2012

    • Ahmed M.

      Hey Yosra, I can buy your ticket. Can u send it to [masked]

      November 23, 2012

  • Ramy

    Got my ticket !

    November 13, 2012

  • Ahmed M.

    Bro, I want to buy a ticket now.. But am wondering if the tickets will be based on reserved seats or first in first serve.
    Ideally, we should all be around each other :-)

    November 12, 2012

    • Yosra

      I have booked my ticket and i received it by email . There is no seat numbers on it .

      November 13, 2012

    • Ahmed M.

      Brilliant! Thank you Yosra :-)

      November 13, 2012

  • Nihed

    Very beautiful voice as well.

    November 8, 2012

    • said s.

      Absolutely, she is a gem and i am looking forward to go and attend. I hope she will be well received.

      November 9, 2012

  • said s.

    Very talented lady Emel Mathlouti, she has style and grace. We'll be honored to attend his event.

    1 · November 6, 2012

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