May 2020 news

GREETINGS FROM LOCKDOWN LONDON I hope you are safe and well during these extraordinary times. It’s been quite an adjustment for us all hasn’t it?  Unfortunately, the next live performance of The Wolf of Baghdad motion comic at Songlines Festival in London on 31st May has been cancelled but I will let you know if […]

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November News

It was an honour to be invited to perform The Wolf of Baghdad at this year’s UK Jewish Film Festival. Taking place at the Phoenix Cinema, one of the oldest purpose-built cinemas in the UK (built in 1910), we had another full house with a long waiting list. Apologies to those who weren’t able to […]

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UK Jewish Film Festival 2019

Delighted to announce that there will be a Wolf of Baghdad performance at this year’s UK Jewish Film Festival at 6.45pm on Tuesday 12th November at the Phoenix Cinema, London. Tickets are on sale now and you can book here. This will be a very special screening as a couple of new scenes have been added […]

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Ahbab Festival, Cambridge

The Wolf will be performed at the 4th annual Ahbab Arabic music festival in Cambridge on Sunday 17th February at 4pm. Following the screening there will be a panel discussion from leading academic experts on the subjects of Iraq, its music and the legacy of its Jewish communities. It will be chaired by Dr Merav […]

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Another London Performance

Happy to announce that there will be another performance of The Wolf of Baghdad next February. It will be at SOAS University, London (the School of Oriental and African Studies) in conjunction with the UK’s Jewish Music Institute on Monday 18th February at 6.30pm. Following the screening there will be a panel discussion from leading academic […]

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Thank you ! شكرا لكم

A huge thank you and شكرا لكم to all those who attended The Wolf of Baghdad performances at JW3 last week, it was wonderful to see you there. Sorry if you weren’t able get a ticket – it was heavily oversubscribed and I was told the venue could have sold out two more nights! There […]

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War Rugs

I think I first heard the term listening to Amy Ray’s song War Rugs (Amy is half of the American folk duo Indigo Girls). These are her lyrics: War rugs in the hallway Prayer rugs on the wall Who’s walkin’ tall? I should be kneelin’ (Bridge) Soldier girl, oh, soldier boy Tell me what to […]

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3yin

The Wolf of Baghdad house band is 3yin, a quintet of London-based musicians with a deep love of Arabic music especially from Iraq and, for this project, of Judeo-Arabic origin. DANIEL JONAS – cümbüş, guitar, vocals Daniel Jonas founded 3yin (pronounced with a guttural “ayin”) to perform the music of the Jewish communities of the Middle […]

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