Presented By: Churchill Arts Council

Niyaz Featuring Azam Ali

An entrancing and upbeat mixture of modern electronic music, traditional Sufi poetry and native Iranian folk songs blend together into a captivating earful of trance music. Niyaz was started by husband and wife duo Azam Ali and Loga Ramin Torkian in Montreal and have since performed across the globe, reaching an audience as diverse as the genres that influence the group’s one-of-a-kind sound. The first three critical acclaimed albums debuted at #1 on iTunes and the group’s fourth album released in 2015 “The Fourth Kind” has received rave reviews as well and has been performed by Niyaz around the world. Heard in popular TV shows like True Blood, Nip/Tuck and more, Niyaz is dedicated to create music with a deep social message that connects listeners from around the world into the humanity everyone shares.