Alsarah: East African retro pop

The reigning queen of East African retro pop: Nubian-Sudanese-American singer Alsarah folds the heart of old and new African musical traditions into the soul of Arabic rhythms. Piecing together the mosaic of her mixed cultural heritage into a luminous whole, Alsarah's Brooklyn based outfit "Alsarah and the Nubatones" are touring tunes off their second album "Manara", which means "Lighthouse" in Arabic. Alsarah joins Mariam Saab on ENCORE!