EL AMIR International Tour 2018 * Dates Confirmed
Amir John Haddad is a talented German guitarist and multi instrumentalist living in Spain since 1997. He comes from a Palestinian and Colombian background and plays many instruments like flamenco guitar, Arabic oud, Greek buzuki, Turkish Saz, banjo, triple neck electric guitar (6, 7 and 12 string) and bass being a virtuous and very skillful interpreter on each of these instruments. His further musical interest has led him to play different music styles such as Flamenco, Funk, Oriental, Rock, World music, Fusion, Folk, etc… and form many own projects like: Zoobazar, "From East to West", "El Amir" Flamenco Sextet y Members of Parliament. Amir began his career on stage only twelve years old and since then he hasn't stopped. He is highlighting in the current flamenco scene for being one of the most powerful and creative solo guitarists, outstanding with his virtuosity, personality, maturity, personal sound and style.
Amir has worked with: Chambao, Radio Tarifa, Jorge Pardo, Tomasito, Raimundo Amador, María Dolores Pradera, Diego El Cigala, Miguel Poveda, Jose Mercé, Lole Montoya, Miguel Poveda, Eliseo Parra, Estrella Morente, Naseer Shamma, Shankar Mahadevan, Juno Reactor, Hamsika Iyer, Marcus Miller, and much more.
Amir is a guitar and Arabic oud virtuoso.
Fernando Neira - El País
A guitarist who is capable of interpreting South American folclore, flamenco, heavy metal, jazz, rock, anyway, a multi ethnic man in all senses as well as on a musical level.
Alberto Martinez Arias - (El Ojo Crítico) RNE3
He is an extraordinary guitarist called "El Amir", an artist who has many things to tell.
José Miguel López (Discopolis) RNE3
02. 04 WÜRZBURG FLAMENCO FESTIVAL
EL AMIR Flamenco Mediterráneo Ensemble – Mainfranken Theater – Würzburg – Germany
+ workshop flamenco guitar (31.03 – 01.04) - more info
05. 04 KATARA INTERNATIONAL OUD FESTIVAL
EL AMIR Flamenco Mediterráneo Sextet – Opera House – Doha – Qatar
07. 04 ISTAMBUL CLASSIC GUITAR FESTIVAL
EL AMIR Flamenco Recital – CKM Caddebostan Kültür Merkezi – Istanbul – Turkey
10. 04 CANCIÓN ANDALUZA DE PACO DE LUCÍA
with José María Bandera – Teatro Central - Sevilla - Spain
Flamenco Viene del Sur - tickets
THE WORLD OF HANS ZIMMER
G E R M A N T O U R
GUEST ARTIST - EL AMIR
28. 04 Hamburg - Barclaycard Arena
29. 04 Berlin - Mercedes-Benz Arena
30. 04 Hannover - TUI Arena
03. 05 Leipzig - Leipzig Arena
04. 05 Nürnberg - Arena Nürnberger Versicherung
05. 05 Köln - LANXESS Arena
06. 05 Stuttgart - Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle
07. 05 Zürich - Hallenstadion
04-15. 06 EL AMIR GUITAR CAMP FERREIROLA
Granada – Spain // COMPLETE
25. 06 EL AMIR FLAMENCO TRÍO
Festival – Rabat, Morroco
30. 06 FESTIVAL RENCONTRES ET RACINES
JUNO REACTOR – Audincourt - France
06. 07 FESTA DO COLETE ENCARNADO
EL AMIR Flamenco Sextet – Vila Franca de Xira - Portugal
03. 08 NÜRTINGEN INTERNATIONAL GUITAR FESTIVAL
EL AMIR Flamenco Recital – Nürtingen - Germany
+ workshop flamenco guitar