About: ‘bluShaman’ is a progressive bluesrock band that performs original songs, classic blues and soulful rock music. It is led by singer/guitarist/songwriter Sharif Maghraby, who was one of the founders of the successful breakthrough acoustic fusion band ‘Dahab’ – one of the leading groups in the early days of the original music scene in Dubai. ‘bluShaman’ is electric – a classic bluesy sound with a 70s progressive rock feel. It’s raw, gritty and soulful. It’s ‘rockpoetry’. ‘bluShaman’ works with some of the best musicians in the region and is flexible to travel for performances. The forthcoming album called ‘Release’ and scheduled to be recorded in the US in 2016 (isa) – features 18 original songs. ‘bluShaman’ also covers artists like BB King, Eric Clapton, Muddy Waters, Jimi Hendrix and JJ Cale. The performance is filled with creative energy, excellent musicianship and a range of styles as well. The band (a trio or 4 piece) performs two sets of 45 minutes each – mixing between originals and covers. ‘bluShaman’ is a unique and original sound that always electrifies audiences. ‘bluShaman’ also performs acoustic sets as well depending on the requirements of the audience/venue.
What they play: Blues Rock, Classic Blues and Soulful Rock
Most often play at: A newly formed band, but they’ve played all over under the band ‘Dahab’