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Poetry, spoken word, vocal feature  |  Sufi whirling (sema)
2017

VISUAL17E Feb.18 2017 Saint Brigid's Centre for the Arts Ottawa ON
BOTHISM MASTERCLASS Jan.21 2017 Museum of Antigua and Barbuda, St.John's Antigua WI
2016

QUEBEC WRITERS FEDERATION AWARDS GALA Nov.22 2016 Corona Theatre Montreal QC (host)
ZENSHIP TOUR 2016

WORDS & MUSIC Nov.20 2016 Casa del Popolo Montreal QC Canada
  
(music by ZENSHIP: Ziya Tabassian, Mark Haynes, Caulder Nash, Nina Segalowitz)
THROW COLLECTIVE SLAM Nov.6 2016 La Vitrola Montreal QC Canada
  
(music by ZENSHIP: Ziya Tabassian, Mark Haynes, Caulder Nash, Nina Segalowitz)
UBUD WRITERS AND READERS FESTIVAL Oct.26-30 2016 Ubud Bali Indonesia
MELBOURNE SPOKEN WORD Oct.23 2016 Howler Theatre, Melbourne Australia
AUSTRALIAN POETRY Oct.22 2016 Wheeler Centre, Melbourne, Australia (workshop)
BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! Oct.19 2016 The Phoenix Canberra Australia
STORY-FEST Oct.14-16 2016 Sydney, Australia (keynote, workshop, panel, performances)
COUPLET Oct.7 2016 Brisbane Square Library, Brisbane Australia
BOTHISM Oct.6 2016 State Library of Queensland, Brisbane Australia (workshop)
ALL THAT WE ARE Oct.3-6 2016 Hobart Tasmania (residency)
TASMANIAN POETRY FESTIVAL Sep.29-Oct.2 2016 Lauceston Tasmania
ATWATER POETRY PROJECT Sep.22 2016 Atwater Library Montreal QC Canada
ZENSHIP ALBUM LAUNCH Sep.16 2016 O Patro Vys Montreal QC Canada
   (music by ZENSHIP: Ziya Tabassian, Mark Haynes, Caulder Nash, Nina Segalowitz)
HOUSE OF PAINT Aug.28 2016 Brewer Park Ottawa ON
EDINBURGH FRINGE FESTIVAL w/Boomerang Club Aug. 21 2016 Edinburgh Scotland UK
EDINBURGH FRINGE FESTIVAL w/Loud Poets Aug. 20 2016 Edinburgh Scotland UK
EDINBURGH BOOK FESTIVAL "GLOSS" with Kaie Kellough & Pamela E. Witcher
   Aug.17-18 2016 Edinburgh Scotland UK
FLOW (APPLES AND SNAKES) Jul.4 2016 Forest Forge Theatre Ringwood UK
GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL "POETRY & WORDS" Jun.26 2016 Glastonbury UK
OPEN ARMS POETRY Jun.22 2016 London UK
NEVER BREAK THE CYPHER Jun.18 2016 Unifier Festival Tolland MA US
SUONI PER IL POPOLO FESTIVAL "INTERRO?" KAIE KELLOUGH, JASON SHARP,
   TANYA EVANSON, KEVIN LO Jun.2 2016 Salla Rossa Montreal QC
VICTORIA SLAM May 5 2016 Solstice Cafe, Victoria BC
VANCOUVER SLAM May 2 2016 Cafe Deux Soleils, Vancouver BC
ORATOREALIS LAUNCH Apr.27 2016 Space, Vancouver BC
SCHOOL OF THOUGHT Apr.20 2016 Wine Oh's, Calgary, AB
BLUE METROPOLIS FESTIVAL Apr.16 2016 Hotel 10, Montreal QC
MILE END POETS FESTIVAL "VOICE DANCE TRANCE" Apr.3 2016 Mainline Theatre, Montreal QC
  
(music by Ziya Tabassian)
WEST ISLAND COLLEGE Mar. 29-30 2016 Dorval QC (2-day workshop)
WRITE SHARE SPEAK Mar.19-20 2016 Atwater Library, Montreal QC (2-day workshop)
ST. ANDREW'S JUNIOR SCHOOL Mar.3 2016 St.John's Antigua & Barbuda WI (youth workshop)
THE GRIOT EXCHANGE Feb.27 2016 Best of Books St.John's Antigua & Barbuda WI (roundtable)
ACOUSTIC NIGHTS SOOTHE SESSION #1 Feb.17 2016 Studio 79, St.John's Antigua & Barbuda WI
CAPTAIN'S WINE TASTING Jan.24 2016 Captain's Quarters, Falmouth Antigua & Barbuda WI
2015

OTTAWA INTERNATIONAL WRITERS FESTIVAL Oct.26 2015 Maxwell's, Ottawa ON
SPOKENWEB: ALL THE POETS IN TOWN June 6 2015, Concordia University, Montreal QC
SOUTH-NORTH GRIOTS SUMMIT:
   TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS May 30, 2015 Harbourfront Centre Toronto ON (panel)

   GRIOT LOUNGE May 29, 2015 Harbourfront Centre Toronto ON
VERSES FESTIVAL OF WORDS:
   BOTHISM MASTERCLASS Apr.30 2015 York Theatre, Vancouver BC (workshop)
  
TALK THE TALK: COMMUNITY ORGANIZING & POWER DYNAMICS Apr.30 2015 Havana Theatre, 
       Vancouver BC (panel)
  
WORD CIRCUS Apr.28 2015 Havana Theatre, Vancouver BC
  
JANGLE AND SHOUT Apr.26 2015 York Theatre, Vancouver BC
THE BANFF CENTRE SPOKEN WORD PROGRAM:
   ANU BANFF Apr.10, 2015, Margaret Greenham Theatre, The Banff Centre Banff AB
   WAVELENGTHS (FACULTY SHOW) Apr.4 2015 The Club, The Banff Centre, Banff AB
   KALMUNITY LIVE ORGANIC IMPROV Apr.2 2015 MacLab Bistro, The Banff Centre, Banff AB
THE BANFF CENTRE WORLD MUSIC PERSIAN & EASTERN TRADITIONS PROGRAM:
   MUSICAL ENCOUNTER SERIES Mar.27 2015 Margaret Greenham Theatre, The Banff Centre, Banff AB
   SETS ON THE EDGE Mar.25 2015 The Club, The Banff Centre, Banff AB
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY Mar.8 2015 Shelf Life Books, Calgary AB
SLAM SESSION MTL jan.26 2015 Bar Populaire, Montreal QC
WORDSPELL Jan.7 2015 Free Times Cafe, Toronto ON
2014

THE HIVE POETRY JAM w/Sheniz Janmohammed, music by Gurpreet Chana & Waleed Abdulhamid
   Dec.18 2014 Aga Khan Museum Toronto On
WORDS ALOUD Nov.6-9 2014 Durham ON  (performance & workshop)
EXPRESSIONS POETRY IN THE PUB Oct 21 2014 St.John's Antigua, WI
BRILA YOUTH PROJECTS July 14 2014 Montreal QC  (workshop)
SPEAK UP! (Teaching Teachers) June 25 2014 Montreal QC (workshop)
THE TRIPLE GODDESS SHOW May 26 2014 Bowery Poetry Club, New York USA
   with Sheri-D Wilson & Regie Cabico
POST-CREATION
April 9 2014 Banff Centre, Banff AB  (workshop)
GRIOTS OF ALL TIME April 4 2014 The Banff Centre Club, Banff AB
WRITING UNDER THE INFLUENCE April 3 2014 Banff Centre, Banff AB  (workshop)
BRILA YOUTH PROJECTS Mar.3 2014 Montreal QC  (workshop)
TD THEN AND NOW - DUB DANCE REVOLUTION Feb.22 2014 Onelight Theatre, Dartmouth NS
SPEAK! Feb.21 2014 Truro NS
2013

PUBLIC DERVISH TOUR 2013
ART BAR POETRY SERIES Nov.26 2013 The Black Swan Toronto ON
URBAN LEGENDS Nov.22 2013 Carleton University Ottawa ON
OTTAWA YOUTH POETRY SLAM Nov.18 2013 UMI Cafe, Ottawa ON  (workshop & performance)
CAPITAL SLAM Nov.16 2013, Mercury Lounge, Ottawa ON
CANADIAN FESTIVAL OF SPOKEN WORD - MYSTICS & MUSES Nov.09 2013 Rialto, Montreal QC
CANADIAN FESTIVAL OF SPOKEN WORD - Nov.09 2013 MAI, Montreal QC Canada (workshop)
CANADIAN FESTIVAL OF SPOKEN WORD - Off The Shelf Nov.7 2013 Casa del Popolo Montreal QC
VANCOUVER WRITERS FEST - GREAT BLACK NORTH Oct.26 2013 Studio 1398, Vancouver BC
VANCOUVER WRITERS FEST - WORD! (2) Oct.24 2013 Granville Island Stage, Vancouver BC
VANCOUVER WRITERS FEST - WORD! (1) Oct.23 2013 Granville Island Stage, Vancouver BC
WORDS & MUSIC July 21 2013 Casa del Popolo, Montreal QC
CALGARY SPOKEN WORD FESTIVAL April 17 2013 Festival Hall, Calgary AB (panel & performance)
WRITING UNDER THE INFLUENCE April 11 2013 Banff Centre, Banff AB  (workshop)
FACULTY IN FLIGHT April 5 2013 The Club, Banff Centre Banff AB  (artist-producer)
WRITING UNDER THE INFLUENCE March 16 2013 Best of Books, St.John's Antigua WI (workshop)
EXPRESSIONS: POETRY IN THE PUB March 12 2013 Heavenly Java 2 Go, St.John's Antigua WI
MOONLIGHT VALENTINE'S DINNER Feb.8 2013 Millers by the Sea, St. John's, Antigua WI
YOUNG POETS SOCIETY OF ANTIGUA Feb.2 2013 CCSET Academy Crosbies, Antigua WI (workshop)
YOUNG POETS SOCIETY OF ANTIGUA Jan.19 2013 CCSET Academy Crosbies, Antigua WI (workshop)
2012

LANGUAGE FOR GODS ALBUM LAUNCH Oct.31 2012 Calabash, Vancouver BC  (artist-producer)
HOGAN'S ALLEY POETRY FESTIVAL Sep.30 2012 Calabash, Vancouver BC
HOGAN'S ALLEY POETRY FESTIVAL Sep.28 2012 The Union, Vancouver BC  (panel)
SLAM-A-PALOOZA Sep.26 2012 GrassRoots Cafe Kwantlen University Surrey BC
CRACKERJACK LIPSMACKER YOUTH SLAM Aug.27 2012 Cafe Deux Soleils, Vancouver BC
SUMMER DREAMS LITERARY ARTS FESTIVAL Aug.25 2012 Trout Lake, Vancouver BC
CALGARY SPOKEN WORD FESTIVAL April 22 2012 Calgary AB (workshop)
CALGARY SPOKEN WORD FESTIVAL April 19 2012 Auburn Saloon Calgary AB
ANU 10 :: THE MOTHER March 15 2012 The Roundhouse, Vancouver BC  director-producer)
POETRY GABRIOLA FESTIVAL Feb.16-19 2012 Dragon's Lodge, Gabriola Island BC (commission)

2011

MILE END POETS FESTIVAL Oct.23 2011 Casa del Popolo, Montreal QC
VANCOUVER 125 POETRY CONFERENCE Oct.20 2011 SFU, Vancouver BC  (performance. panel)
HOT POETS AT THE SUN Oct.18 2011 Cafe Deux Soleils, Vancouver BC
ANU 9 . SURVIVE Oct.14 2011 Roundhouse Performance Center, Vancouver BC (artistic director-producer)
HOGAN'S ALLEY POETRY FESTIVAL Sep.25 2011 Jimi Hendrix Shrine, Vancouver BC
HAPA-PALOOZA Sep.7 2011 Vancouver Public Library, Vancouver BC  (panel)
WORDS & MUSIC - VANCOUVER EDITION July 8 2011 Little Mountain Gallery, Vancouver BC
POETRY SLAM DTC-STYLE June 17 2011 Cambrian Hall, Vancouver BC
EDMONTON POETRY FESTIVAL April 29-30 2011 Edmonton AB Canada (talk, workshops, performance)
CALGARY SPOKEN WORD FESTIVAL April 2 2011 Auburn Saloon, Calgary AB
FAMILY FUSE WEEKEND - SPEAK LOUD March 6 2011 Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver BC
YOUTH POETRY SLAM Feb.28 2011 Cafe Deux Soleils, Vancouver BC

2010

ANDALUS - PERSIAN & FLAMENCO FUSION (Ali Ghamsari, Composer) Dec.18 2010 UBC School of Music
   Recital Hall, Vancouver BC
SEE THE VOICE: VISIBLE VERSE Nov.20 2010 Pacific Cinémathèque, Vancouver BC
ANU 8 – HUNGER Oct.7-8 2010 Roundhouse Performance Center, Vancouver BC  (director-producer)
SPOKENWORDSOUNDPOWER July 20 2010 W2 Storyeum, Vancouver BC
ALLIANCE FOR ARTS&CULTURE - ARTS SUMMIT June 25 2010 Chuck Bailey Centre, Surrey BC
BLACK MUSIC MONTH June 11 2010 Propshouse Cafe, Vancouver BC
CALGARY SPOKEN WORD FESTIVAL April 21 2010 Big Secret Theatre, Calgary AB
SISTAHOOD CELEBRATION March 26 2010 Open Studios, Vancouver BC
2009

RUMI CELEBRATION Sep.28 2009 Vancouver Public Library, Vancouver BC
VANCOUVER POETRY SLAM Aug.3 2009 Cafe Deux Soleils, Vancouver BC
INTERNATIONAL PAVILION CANADA DAY (w/Griot Massive) July 1 2009 Granville Island Vancouver BC
BLACK MUSIC MONTH (with Griot Massive) June 5 2009 Raw Canvas, Vancouver BC
WORLD POETRY March 30 2009 Vancouver Public Library, Vancouver BC
CBC POETRY FACE OFF March 20 2009 Cafe Deux Soleils, Vancouver BC  (commission)
TONGUES OF FIRE Feb.26 2009 Solstice Café, Victoria BC
BLACK WRITER'S NETWORK Feb.16 2009 Vancouver Public Library, Vancouver BC
INTERNATIONAL STORYTELLING FESTIVAL Feb.7-8 2009 Heritage Hall, Vancouver BC
2008

RAW CANVAS POETRY JAM Dec.10 2008 Raw Canvas, Vancouver BC
THE MEMORISTS CD LAUNCH @ FLOETICS Oct.29 2008 BumpNGrind, Vancouver BC
2006

YERYUZUNUN NEFESI (with Goksel Baktagir) April 4 2006 Cemal Resit Rey, Istanbul Turkey
2005

ANU 4 June 16-18 2005 Roundhouse Performance Center, Vancouver BC
WORLD POETRY June 13 2005 Vancouver Public Library, Vancouver BC
SUNDAYS AT THE JBI May 29 2005 James Bay Inn Pub, Victoria BC
BEATS WITHOUT BORDERS (with African Science) May 26 2005 Atlantis, Vancouver BC
MUGWUMP April 31 2005 Galata Perform, Istanbul Turkey
MUGWUMP Feb. 25 2005 Galata Perform, Istanbul Turkey

2004

BOZACAADA KULTUR VE MUZIK FESTIVALI (w/Jerry the Cat) Aug.7 2004 Lisa's Café, Bozcaada Turkey
WEST COAST POETRY FESTIVAL July 2-3 2004 SFU Burnaby Campus, Burnaby BC
INVISIBLE WORLD CD LAUNCH July 2 2004 Cafe Montmartre, Vancouver BC (artist-producer)
SISTAHOOD CELEBRATION March 8 2004 Picadilly Pub, Vancouver BC
UNDER THE GRIOT TREE FESTIVAL Feb.16-21 2004 The Roundhouse, Vancouver BC (artist-producer)
WHEN SISTERS SPEAK Jan.17 2004 St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, Toronto ON
2003

ANU 3 Oct.1/2/3 2003 Roundhouse Performance Center, Vancouver BC Canada
WORLD POETRY Aug.11 2003 Vancouver Public Library, Vancouver BC Canada
VANCOUVER FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL Thundering Word Heard July18-20 2003 Jericho B., Vancouver BC
URBAN ALL-STAR POETS SHOWCASE June 29 2003 La Isla, Ottawa BC
SPEAKEASY May 25 2003 Gumboot, Robert's Creek BC
VALENTINES POETRY JAM Feb.14 2003 Kharma Kitchen, Vancouver BC
EMERALD SOUL Feb.8 2003 UBC Pit Pub, Vancouver BC
2002

ANU 2 Nov.19 2002 Roundhouse Performance Center, Vancouver BC
ZED TV Oct.24 2002 CBC Studios, Vancouver BC
2001

RIBSAUCE CD/BOOK LAUNCH Dec.18 2001 Bukowski's, Vancouver BC
WORLD POETRY Dec.10 2001 Vancouver Public Library, Vancouver BC
DOMESTICITY Nov.24 2001 Video in Studio, Vancouver BC
VANCOUVER VIDEOPOEM FESTIVAL Nov.8 2001 Pacific Cinematheque, Vancouver BC
URSULA RUCKER (opening act) Nov.6 2001 Richard's on Richard, Vancouver BC
UNREFINED Sep.16 2001 Sugar Refinery, Vancouver BC
TRANSMETAPHORIA - BLACK POETICS Aug.16 2001 Sonar, Vancouver BC (artist-co-producer)
NEW FORMS FESTIVAL Aug.3 2001 Public Lounge, Vancouver BC
BLACK SHEEP BOOKS BENEFIT June 1 2001 Richard's on Richards, Vancouver BC
GET LIT May 10 2001 Alibi Room, Vancouver BC
BLACK SHEEP BOOKS April 27 2001 Black Sheep Books, Vancouver BC
UNREFINED March 18 2001 Sugar Refinery, Vancouver BC
SISTAHOOD March 8 2001 Sonar, Vancouver BC
BLACK IS SPOKEN HERE Feb.27 2001 Bukowski's, Vancouver BC (artist-producer)
2000

KALI'S FEAST Dec.5 2000 Bukowski's, Vancouver BC (artist-producer)
CAFE DEL ARTISTA Oct. 2000 Cafe Del Artista, San Miguel De Allende, Mexico
UNDER THE VOLCANO Aug.13 2000 Cates Park, North Vancouver BC
BLACK SHEEP BOOKS Jan. 28 2000 Black Sheep Books, Vancouver BC

1999

BLACK SHEEP BOOKS BENEFIT Nov.28 1999 Performance Works, Vancouver BC
BLACK SHEEP BOOKS Oct.1 1999 Black Sheep Books, Vancouver BC

1997

GIRLSPIT May 26 1997 Jailhouse, Montreal QC
PEN.UMBRA LAUNCH May 9 1997 Isart Gallery, Montreal QC
YAWP! May 3 1997 Rivoli, Toronto ON
LIPS - A BENEFIT FOR INDEX MAGAZINE April 19 1997 Isart Gallery, Montreal QC
CLICKING TONGUES Feb.13 1997 Ethnic Origins Bookstore, Montreal QC (artist-producer)
VOLUME Jan.25 1997 Isart Gallery, Montreal QC
YAWP! Jan.17 1997 Cabaret, Montreal QC
UNUSUAL SUSPECTS Jan.10 1997 Isart Gallery, Montreal QC

1996

VOLUME Dec.21 1996 Isart Gallery, Montreal QC
GIRLSPIT Oct. 1996 Bistro 4, Montreal QC
CLICKING TONGUES Sep.27 1996 Ethnic Origins Bookstore, Montreal QC
THE KAMASUTRA EXPERIENCE June 13/14/15 1996 Isart Gallery, Montreal QC
LA VACHE ENRAGÉE April 27 1996 Cheval Blanc, Montreal QC
QUE ES DIVA? March 2 1996 Isart Gallery, Montreal QC
1995

7 SCARY WOMEN, Dec.25 1995 CKUT 90.3 FM Radio McGill, Montreal QC


Sufi whirling
2017

NIYAZ Mar. 18 2017 St. Albert AB Canada
NIYAZ Mar. 17 2017 Edmonds WA US
NIYAZ Mar. 15 2017 Berkeley CA US
NIYAZ Mar. 13 2017 Phoenix AZ US
NIYAZ Mar. 11 2017 Helena MT US
NIYAZ Mar. 10 2017 Whitefish MT US
NIYAZ @ UDAIPUR WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL Feb. 11 2017 Udaipur, India
2016

NIYAZ - THE FOURTH LIGHT PROJECT Nov.18 2016 Theatre Outremont, Montreal QC
TRIO REGARD PERSAN Nov.11 2016 PDC Maison de la culture Ahuntsic, Montreal QC
ENSEMBLE KAMAAN
- FESTIVAL DU MONDE ARABE Nov.9 2016 Place des Arts Montreal QC
AURORES - RUMI ET KHAYAM EN FACE-A-FACE - FESTIVAL DU MONDE ARABE Nov.5 2016 Place des Arts Montreal QC
TRANSCESTRAL - FESTIVAL DU MONDE ARABE Nov.3 2016 Place des Arts Montreal QC
SEMA SPACE Jun.19 2016 Unifier Festival Tolland MA US (workshop)

NIYAZ Jun.18 2016 Unifier Festival Tolland MA US
NIYAZ Apr.7 2016 Venue Vancouver Canada
NIYAZ Apr.6 2016 Jack Singer Concert Hall Calgary Canada
SEMA SPACE @ MILE END POETS FESTIVAL Mar.27 2016
Nyata Nyata Montreal Canada
NIYAZ @ Los Angeles Country Museum of Art Mar.13, 2016 Los Angeles CA, USA 
2015

RUMI'S 808 BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION Sep.30 2015 Richmond Hill Centre for the Arts, Toronto ON
NIYAZ @ WESTERN ARTS ALLIANCE SHOWCASE Sep.2 2015 Wong Theatre, Vancouver BC
TIRGAN Aug 22 2015 Harbourfront Center Toronto ON
TRANSCESTRAL Aug. 2, 2015 Quartier des Spectacles Montreal QC
AGA KHAN MUSEUM PARK OPENING July 5, 2015
Aga Khan Museum Toronto ON
KICK UP YOUR HEELS July 4, 2015 Harbourfront Centre Toronto ON (workshop)
NIYAZ June 28, 2015 Rialto Theatre, Montreal QC
NIYAZ & MERCAN DEDE June 12, 2015 Club Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands
NIYAZ May 28, 2015 Skirball Cultural Centre, Los Angeles U.S.
NIYAZ May 8 2015 Arts Brookfield, New York City U.S.
2014

NIYAZ THE 4TH LIGHT Dec.20 2014 Aga Khan Museum Toronto ON
UNITY SAMA Sep. 26 2014 Fairview Theatre Toronto ON
SEMA SPACE Sep. 26 2014 Fairview Theatre Toronto ON (workshop)
AGA KHAN MUSEUM OPENING CEREMONY Sep. 12 2014 Aga Khan Museum, Toronto ON
QUEBEC INTERNATIONAL SACRED MUSIC FESTIVAL Sep. 10 2014 Eglise Saint-Roch, Quebec QC
FANNAH FI ALLAH July 3, 2014 Salla Rossa, Montreal QC
MERCAN DEDE AND ISTANBUL TRIBE June 15, 2014 Mod Club, Toronto ON
NIYAZ June 7-8, 2014 Unifier Festival, Lebanon CT U.S. (performance + whirling workshop)
MERCAN DEDE June 4, 2014 Sheraton Hotel Montreal QC
NIYAZ May 7-8 2014 Iowa University, Iowa City U.S. (artist talk & performance)
SEMA SPACE | ESPACE SEMA Feb. 23 2014 Nyata Nyata Dance Studio, Montreal QC (monthly workshop)
FACE OF THE FRIEND Feb.7 2014 Yorkwood Theater Toronto ON
2013

SEMA W/Amir Koushkani & Friends Dec.17 2013 Beit Zatoun, Toronto ON
UNDER THE INFLUENCE Whirling Workshop Nov.24 2013 Canadian Sufi Cultural Centre, Toronto ON
WRITING UNDER THE INFLUENCE Writing & Whirling Workshop Nov.9 2013 MAI, Montreal QC
NIYAZ @ REGINA FOLK FESTIVAL Aug.11, 2013, Regina SK
NIYAZ @ EDMONTON FOLK FEST Aug.10 2013, Edmonton AB
NIYAZ @ HILLSIDE FESTIVAL July 27 2013 Guelph ON
NIYAZ @ WINNIPEG FOLK FESTIVAL July 14 2013, Winnipeg MN
NIYAZ July 9 2013 Evergreen Theatre, Margaretsville NS
NIYAZ @ HALIFAX JAZZ FESTIVAL July 7 2013 Halifax NS
NIYAZ @ FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DE LOUISIANE April 27-28 2013 Lafayette USA
WRITING UNDER THE INFLUENCE April 11 2013 Banff Centre, Banff Canada (workshop)

2012

NIYAZ Aug.11 2012 KP Centre, Seattle USA
NIYAZ Aug.9 2012 OC Great Park, Orange County USA
NIYAZ Aug.4 2012 Grand Performances, Los Angeles USA
ZYRYAB @ JONDO FLAMENCO FESTIVAL May 6 2012 Fei&Milton Wong Theatre W2 Vancouver BC
CALGARY SPOKEN WORD FESTIVAL April 22 2012 Calgary AB (workshop)
MUSICA INTIMA - BIRDSONG (with Ali Razmi) April 13/15 2012 St. Philip's Church Vancouver BC
POETRY GABRIOLA FESTIVAL Feb.16-19 2012 Dragon's Lodge, Gabriola Island BC (workshop)

2011

TOUCHING THE HEART (Vancouver Rumi Society) Dec.17 2011 UBC Asian Centre, Vancouver BC
MYSTIC JOURNEY (with Saffron) Dec.3 2011 Church of Truth, Victoria BC
MILE END POETS FESTIVAL Oct. 22, 2011 La Sala Rossa, Montreal QC (workshop)
AZAM ALI & NIYAZ Sep.22 2011 Rio Theatre, Vancouver BC
ZYRYAB @ JONDO FLAMENCO FESTIVAL Mar.5 2011 Centennial Theatre, North Vancouver BC
MYSTIC JOURNEY (with Saffron) Feb.18 2011 Church of Truth, Victoria BC
2010

MYSTIC JOURNEY (with Saffron) May 23 Church of Truth, Victoria BC
2009

WINTER SOLSTICE LANTERN FESTIVAL (w/Ali Razmi) Dec.21 2009 The Roundhouse, Vancouver BC
SEMA (Vancouver Rumi Society) Dec.17 2009 The Roundhouse, Vancouver BC (artist-producer)
POETRY GABRIOLA FESTIVAL Nov.15 2009 Gabriola Island BC (workshop)
SACRED DANCE FESTIVAL Nov.7 2009 Roundhouse Performance Center, Vancouver BC
MYSTIC JOURNEY (with Saffron) June 19 2009 Church of Truth, Victoria BC
NUR: LIGHT - THE ESSENCE May 23 2009 The Roundhouse, Vancouver BC
CONSTANTINOPLE & MERCAN DEDE TOUR May 7 2009 Salle Pierre Mercure, Montreal QC
CONSTANTINOPLE & MERCAN DEDE TOUR May 8 2009 Palais Montcalm Québec QC
CONSTANTINOPLE & MERCAN DEDE TOUR May 10 2009 Tulip Festival, Ottawa ON
MYSTIC JOURNEY (with Saffron) March 21 2009 Salt Spring Centre of Yoga, Salt Spring Island BC

2008

MYSTIC JOURNEY Dec.12 2008 Church of Truth, Victoria BC
ISTANBUL EPIK (BALLET) Feb.7/9/20/23/28 2008 Ataturk Kultur Merkezi, Istanbul Turkey

2007

MERCAN DEDE @ JAZZ FEST SARAJEVO Nov.1 2007 BKC, Sarajevo Bosnia-Herzegovina
MERCAN DEDE @ SALAM ORIENT Oct.31 2007 Szene, Wien Germany
MERCAN DEDE TOUR Sep.30 2007 B-Flat, Bern Switzerland
MERCAN DEDE TOUR Sep.29 2007 Burghof, Lorrach Germany
MERCAN DEDE TOUR Sep.28 2007 Moods, Zurich Switzerland
DJ ARKIN ALLEN @ TURK SANATLARI FESTIVALI Sep.22 2007 Ankara Turkey
MERCAN DEDE @ FESTIVAL DE MUSICAS AVANZADAS Sep.14 2007 Patio del Alcázar, Jerez, Spain
MERCAN DEDE Aug.31 2007 Babylon Alacati, Izmir Turkey
MERCAN DEDE Aug.25 2007 Stockholm Sweden
MERCAN DEDE Aug.24 2007 Helsinki Finland
MERCAN DEDE @ CANNAKALE FESTIVALI Aug.21 2007 Cannakale Turkey
MERCAN DEDE (Canada Day Embassy Party) July 28 2007 Ankara Turkey
MERCAN DEDE (Canada Day Embassy Party) July 27 2007 Istanbul Turkey
MERCAN DEDE & LUDOVICO EINAUDI TOUR July 26 2007 Oltremare, Elba Island Italy
MERCAN DEDE & LUDOVICO EINAUDI TOUR July 24 2007 Mediterra Nuovo & Dintorni, Sardinia Italy
MERCAN DEDE & LUDOVICO EINAUDI TOUR (Roma Incontra il Mondo) Jul.23 2007 Vila Ada Rome Italy
MERCAN DEDE & LUDOVICO EINAUDI TOUR July 20 2007 Lecce Italy
MERCAN DEDE @ DURACELL MÜZIK MARATONU May26 2007 Beşiktaş Arena Istanbul Turkey
MERCAN DEDE May 13 2007 Cyprus Turkey
MERCAN DEDE @ FABRICA EUROPA - CITY MIX May 11 2007 Florence, Italy
MERCAN DEDE FEAT. ILHAN ERSAHIN April 28 2007 Club Paradiso, Amsterdam Netherlands
MERCAN DEDE @ NIT EN VELA March 31 2007 Valencia Spain
MERCAN DEDE March 11 2007 Cemal Resit Rey, Istanbul Turkey
MERCAN DEDE FEAT. CEZA @ TURKEY NOW FESTIVAL March 9 2007 Bimhuis, Amsterdam Netherlands
MERCAN DEDE March 8 2007 Ljubljana Slovenia

2006

MERCAN DEDE Dec.16 2006 Theaterzaal Vooruit, Gent Belgium
MERCAN DEDE Nov.11 2006 Piccolo Teatro, Milan Italy
MERCAN DEDE Oct.20 2006 Barbican, London United Kingdom
MERCAN DEDE Oct.6 2006 Club Quatro, Osaka Japan
MERCAN DEDE Oct.4 2006 Cocoon Theatre, Tokyo Japan
MERCAN DEDE @ ALTSTADTHERBST KULTUR FESTIVAL Sep.18 2006 Dusseldorf Germany
MERCAN DEDE @ ALTIN PORTAKAL FILM FESTIVALI Sep.16 2006 Antalya Turkey
MERCAN DEDE @ FESTIVAL SONS DE ATLANTICO Aug.12 2006 Lagoa Portugal
MERCAN DEDE FEAT. NATASHA ATLAS @ STIMMEN FESTIVAL Aug.5 2007 Lorrach Germany
MERCAN DEDE & LUDOVICO EINAUDI TOUR July 28 2006 Teatro Della Concordia, Torino Italy
MERCAN DEDE & LUDOVICO EINAUDI TOUR July 26 2006 Rome Italy
MERCAN DEDE & LUDOVICO EINAUDI TOUR @ LEUCIANA FESTIVAL July 24 2006 Naples Italy
MERCAN DEDE & LUDOVICO EINAUDI TOUR @ MEDITERRANNEO July 23 2006 Cagli Italy
MERCAN DEDE @ ETNOSUR FESTIVAL July 21 2006 Jaen Spain
MERCAN DEDE July 15 2006 Babylon Alacati, Cesme Turkey
MERCAN DEDE @ PIRINEOS SUR July 13 2006 Pyrenees Spain
MERCAN DEDE @ FESTIVAL ST-DENIS June 18 2007 Magic Mirror, Paris France
MERCAN DEDE @ FESTIVAL ST-DENIS June 17 2007 Maison de Théatre et de la Danse, Paris France
   (workshop)
MERCAN DEDE FEAT. NIYAZ June 3 2006 Bursa Turkey
MERCAN DEDE FEAT. NIYAZ June 1 2006 Galata Mevlevihanesi, Istanbul Turkey
MERCAN DEDE May 19 2006 Aya Irini, Istanbul Turkey
MERCAN DEDE @ THE SOUND OF ISTANBUL April 29 2006 Duisburg Germany
MERCAN DEDE @ AKZENTE FESTIVAL April 28 2006 Duisburg Germany
MERCAN DEDE @ ACTUAL FESTIVAL Jan.4 2007 Bilboa Spain
2005

MERCAN DEDE & LUDOVICO EINAUDI Dec.18 2005 Abbazia Santa Maria, Morimondo Italy
MERCAN DEDE & LUDOVICO EINAUDI Dec.17 2005 Milan Italy
MERCAN DEDE & LUDOVICO EINAUDI Dec.15 2005 Auditarium Parco della Musica, Rome Italy
MERCAN DEDE & LUDOVICO EINAUDI Dec.14 2005 San Pasquale, Bari, Italy
MERCAN DEDE Sep.7 2005 Phaselis Antique Theatre, Phaselis Turkey
MERCAN DEDE @ ARS ELETRONICA FESTIVAL Sep.2 2005 Linz Austria
MERCAN DEDE FEAT. NATACHA ATLAS Aug.20 2005 Kurucesme, Istanbul Turkey
ANU 4 June 16-17-18 2004 Roundhouse Performance Center, Vancouver BC

2003

ANU 3 Oct.1-2-3 2003 Roundhouse Performance Center, Vancouver BC
VANCOUVER FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL (Soulful Sufi Sounds) July 18-19-20 2003 Jericho B. Vancouver BC
SACRED MUSIC FOR PEACE May 3 2003 Kits House, Vancouver BC
A CELEBRATION OF RUMI Feb.9 2003 Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey BC

2002

SEMA (Vancouver Rumi Society) Dec.17 2002 UBC Asian Center Vancouver BC  
ANU 2 Nov.19 2002 Roundhouse Performance Center, Vancouver BC



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