18 Jan 2011

Adventures in Musicland - Beirut

Nick D at The Mohammed al-Amin Mosque in Beirut.
Nick D at The Mohammed al-Amin Mosque in Beirut. Photo by Warren Green.

War and Beats. The capital city of Lebanon, Beirut has been ravaged and impacted by war for the last four decades, yet it has given rise to one of the most beautiful and vibrant music scenes in the Middle East. Nick D meets with some of the city's most infamous musicians, from underground sensations to legendary superstars and finds that when people are not sure when it's all going to end, they live their lives - and create their art - to the fullest.