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Rastak Music Group
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Iran
Influences: Middle Eastern
Genres: iranian folk music
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About Rastak Rastak Music Group is an Iranian contemporary folk music ensemble that was formed as an experimental music group in 1997.Rastak seeks to collect, record and interpret Persian Folk Music for a global audience. Rastak incorporates Persian language, Iranian culture and history as well as merge traditional instruments and forms with contemporary rhythms. Rastak has done extensive research into Persian folk music both academically and in practice. They have been focused for the past two decades on the sound of Iranian folklore and diverse cultures; resulting in five albums, five singles and numerous concert tours in Iran and overseas.

Rastak has appeared on several international music festivals and has held many concerts in Iran, England, Austria, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, The Netherlands, Sweden, United States, Canada, Australia, India, Japan, Malaysia, Chile, Poland, Turkey,Georgia, Belgium, Oman, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Bangladesh [Dhaka International Folk Fest 2017],Iraq , Erbil, United Arab Emirates among others. more
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About: Rastak at 36th Fars Music Festival 2021
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About: Rastak in Studio
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Rastak is one of the most well-known bands in Iranian contemporary folk music which formed as an experimental music group in 1997. The group seeks to collect, record and interpret Persian folk music for a global audience, incorporating language, culture and history also merging traditional instruments and forms with contemporary rhythms. For the past two decades the ensemble’s experimental work has focused on the sonic features of Iranian folklore and diverse cultures; the fruition of which has been research and fieldwork, film and theatre music composition, five music albums and numerous domestic and overseas concert tours.