ARTS FESTIVAL

17 MARCH 2018
1-7PM + AFTER PARTIES

NEWACTON
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Evan Yako

The Arabic Moment

PROJECT INFORMATION

Experience musical magic through Arabic percussion and dance.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Evan Yako is a full-time session drummer who has worked with numerous local and international artists in producing original music and providing top-of-the-range drum tracks. Yako started playing drums when he was just 10 years old. When he moved to Australia from Syria in 1995, he began crafting his career by attending the Contemporary Music Centre Australia. He also studied with Mitch Farmer and David Jones. He has performed in numerous festivals including Partridge Festival, Blues Festival and National Folk Festival. He also played and performed in private functions and school-based activities. From then on, he became a popular drummer and had the chance to perform with international western and world artists. To date, Evan has played drums in over 30 albums, two of which were voted the best albums in the years 2008 and 2009.

TIME

1.15-1.45pm

WEBSITE

https://www.facebook.com/Real-Rhythm-Studio-211365568932749/

https://www.facebook.com/evan.yako.3?fref=ts

https://youtu.be/owiqiJ41VYU

Event Area: NewActon Courtyard