47SOUL

Jordan Palestine
Pop Rock
47SOUL

Watch out! 47SOUL is one of the most promising rising stars from the Middle East and presenting the world their own and unique music genre called ‚Shamstep‘ - a powerful mix of traditional street music from the 'Sham'-region (Palestine, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria) combined with deep electronic beats and influences from funk, hip-hop and rock. 47SOUL connects melodies that have been echoing through the Arab World for centuries with analogue synthesizers, hypnotic guitar lines, and verses in both Arabic and English.

Their first hit single “Intro to Shamstep” reached over 4 million views on Youtube and also live 47SOUL are a unique experience since every single show ends in relentless and trancelike dances both on stage and in the (mostly young) crowd.

After founding the group in Jordan in 2013 and releasing the first tracks in the Middle East – the four talented musicians found their new home in London. They already completed four UK festival tours (e.g. Glastonbury, Womad, Boomtown Fair, Bestival) and sold out shows at some of London’s best music venues. In Europe too 47SOUL was able to convince crowds on festivals like Roskilde Festival, Esperanzah, Amsterdam Roots or c/o Pop. Now the first club tour through Germany, Switzerland and Scandinavia is pending.


After the successful ‘Shamstep’ EP, their highly anticipated first album ‘Balfron Promise’ was released in february 2018. The album and themes are inspired by both modern-day London and the 100 year-old politics of the Middle East which is still influencing 47Soul’s story today. Socially relevant and lyrically clever, ‘Balfron Promise’ covers all elements of a transboundary and pulsating freedom-of-movement music album. We invite you to join us and the band on this exciting journey!

Tourdates

19.07.2018 CH-Nyon Paleo Festival
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20.07.2018 FR-Saint-Étienne-de-Fursac Festival Lézart Vert
21.07.2018 DE-Hannover Kultursommer hannover
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25.07.2018 ES-Cartagena La Mar de Musicas
26.07.2018 ES-Valencia Iboga Summer Festival
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27.07.2018 DE-Augsburg Festival der Kulturen
28.07.2018 DE-Nürnberg Bardentreffen
29.07.2018 DE-Burg Herzberg Burg Herzberg Festival
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31.07.2018 DE-Berlin Gretchen Club Tickets
04.08.2018 DE-Diepholz Appletree Garden
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05.08.2018 FR-Crozon Festival Du Bout Du Monde
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15.08.2018 LU-Luxemburg MeYouZik Festival
16.08.2018 IT-Santa Caterina Albanese Joggi Avant Folk Festival
17.08.2018 IT-Ariano Irpino Ariano Folkfestival
18.08.2018 NL-Biddinghuizen Lowlands Festival
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24.08.2018 FR-Metz Fêtes de la Madeleine
25.08.2018 DE-Krefeld Folklorefest Krefeld
28.08.2018 DE-Villingen-Schwenningen Innenhof Festival
08.09.2018 PT-Amadora Festa do Avante
21.09.2018 ES-Errenteria Atlantikaldia festival
22.09.2018 ES-Tenerife Festival Internacional Boreal
05.10.2018 ES-Manresa Fira Mediterrania de Manresa
06.10.2018 FR-Lyon Le Sucre
19.10.2018 IT-Venedig Centro Candiani
20.10.2018 IT-Florenz Musica dei Popoli
22.10.2018 AT-Wien Salam Orient Festival
27.10.2018 FR-Paris Worldstock Festival
08.11.2018 NL-Amsterdam Pllek
17.11.2018 BR-Rio de Janeiro Mimo Festival Rio de Janeiro
20.11.2018 BR-Rio de Janeiro Mimo Festival Rio de Janeiro
23.11.2018 BR-Olinda PE Mimo Festival Olinda
Videos
  • 47SOUL - Mo Light  | السبعة وأربعين - رفّ الطّير
    47SOUL - Mo Light | السبعة وأربعين - رفّ الطّير
  • 47SOUL "Intro to Shamstep" | "السبعة وأربعين "مقدمة للشامستيب
    47SOUL "Intro to Shamstep" | "السبعة وأربعين "مقدمة للشامستيب
  • 47SOUL - 'Dabeekeh' Live (Palestine Tour 2016) | (السبعة و أربعين - "دبّيكة" (جولة فلسطين 2016
    47SOUL - 'Dabeekeh' Live (Palestine Tour 2016) | (السبعة و أربعين - "دبّيكة" (جولة فلسطين 2016
  • 47SOUL - "Jahrusalem" | Live at the TBA Live Series
    47SOUL - "Jahrusalem" | Live at the TBA Live Series
  • 47SOUL Debut Record : "ShamStep" | Zoomaal
    47SOUL Debut Record : "ShamStep" | Zoomaal
Press
"party-starting electronic smashes... in genres including dub, alt rock, folk and rap – the ensuing fusion is fascinating"
The Guardian, 12.28.2017
"47Soul have crossed over, a bridge from East to West.." "47Soul have crossed over, a bridge from East to West.."
BBC
" high-energy shamstep and cheerful protest tunes"
The Guardian, 01.25.2018
"It's big, bold, radical and hugely danceable, packing a potent punch both musically and politically"
Songlines
"Womad is best when it's edgy [...] and nothing summed this up more than 47Soul"
Telegraph Review
"Egal wo du herkommst und wo du lebst, lass uns in Freiheit und Frieden zusammenleben. Und feiern. 47SOUL sind im Haus."
Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung
Discography
Balfron Promise
Balfron Promise
2018
Cooking Vinyl
SHAMPSTEP
SHAMPSTEP
2015
Line up

Z the People - vocals & synths
El Far3i - darouka, Mc/Vocals
Walaa Sbeit - percussion, Mc/vocals
El Jehaz - guitar & vocals

Availability

Territories:

Europe

2018 all year
2019 all year
Contact
Frank Abraham
Frank Abraham
Managing Director, Booking Agent
fa@f-cat.de / +49 30 26 103 29 20
Nils Kreutzfeldt
Nils Kreutzfeldt
Booking Agent
nils@f-cat.de / +49 30 26 103 29 23
Heike Abraham
Heike Abraham
Production & PR
heike@f-cat.de / +49 30 26 103 29 35

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