Souad Massi: Up Close and Personal

Posted on: June 30th, 2007 by Ramsey 12 Comments

souad massiWritten by Lina Ejeilat

It was just recently that I was introduced to the beautiful music of Souad Massi; France-based Algerian guitarist and vocalist, and I was very excited about the chance to see her perform live for the first time in Jordan, amidst the ancient columns of Jerash’s North Theater.

What I didn’t expect was that it would turn out to be one of the most wonderful concert experiences I’ve witnessed, captivating the audience, and bringing people down to the middle circle to dance and sway to Souad’s passionate music and beautiful voice.