A Devon Kurdish community group is hosting a concert to raise money for victims of last month’s earthquake on Tuesday 21 March at Exeter Phoenix.
The evening will feature performances by The Annika Skoogh Quartet, Per La Vita, Arash Moradi and The Meltwater Three.
Arash has played at concerts and festivals in Iran and Europe including Festival Racines in Toulouse, XIII Cantigas do Maio in Portugal and the Rhythm Sticks festival in London.
He has also appeared on BBC Radio 4 and performed as a soloist at the Queen Elizabeth Hall.
She also leads a sextet latin band and an Anita O’Day tribute quintet.
Her debut album Waters of March, recorded with the quartet, was released in 2018.
The Kurdish Red Crescent was founded in 1993 and currently has fundraising branches in Germany, Sweden and the UK, where it is registered as a charity.
It is based in northeastern Syria from where it delivers medical and humanitarian aid across the region.
The 6 February earthquake caused damage across 140,000 square miles, affecting an estimated 14 million people.
The United Nations estimates that around 1.5 million people have been left homeless. The death toll to date is 55,700.
The Kurdish Community Devon earthquake appeal concert is at 7pm on Tuesday 21 March at Exeter Phoenix.
Tickets cost £10 and are available from the Exeter Phoenix website.