ROOSTER Stage

Arooj Aftab

Sun, Oct 2 |  Rooster Stage  |  12:30 - 1:15pm

Arooj Aftab is a semi-classical, Hindustani, minimalist composer, songwriter and singer. She grew up in Pakistan and is now based in Brooklyn. In 2022 she became the first Pakistani artist to receive a Grammy Award when her song “Mohabbat” received a the award for Best Global Music Performance. She transforms ancient Urdu poetry and ghazals into genre-defying, contemplative compositions. Released in 2022, her album Vulture Prince has received unprecedented critical acclaim and coverage.