We had a wonderful 2018, full of private events, public concerts and festival appearances. Thank you for your continued love. Due to safety reasons, we have stopped publishing our full performance schedule on our website. Across 2019, we will try to share some major performances.

2019 Season

Jan 19WMI and Cathedral of St. John the DevineNew York City, NY$30


Jan 16Ragapalooza 2016Houston, TX
March 4Private EventTyler, TX
March 5Islamic ReliefHouston, TXTBD
March 16Eastman School of MusicRochester, NY
March 17Garrison InstituteGarrison, NY
March 19Robert Browning Presents at RouletteDowntown Brooklyn, NY$30
April 2Private EventHouston, TX
April 9-10Getty MuseumLos Angeles, CA
Apr27-30Festival International de LouisianeLafayette, LA
May 14Glory of HyderabadChicago, IL$25
July 9Eid Private eventDallas, TX
Aug 28A Night with Riyaaz QawwaliEdison, NJ$85
Spt 10MDA FundraiserHouston, TXTBD
Spt 16-17Lotus FestivalBloomindton, IN
Oct 8Oberlin CollegeCleaveland, OH


Past Events


Jan 11globalFESTNew York, NY [Webster Hall]$40
Jan 24Private EventDallas, TX
Mar 21Ishq- 2nd CD Release! ‘Ghazals’Houston, TX [Asia Society]$25
Apr 10-13(Being Finalized) Tour of Ishq- Ghazals of S. AsiaPhilly and NYC [Asia Society]TBD
Apr 19Lubbock Arts FestivalLubbock, TX$7
June 19Live Oaks Music FestivalSanta Barbara, California
July 12National Bengali AssociationHouston, TX
Aug 22Eid Celebration by Hydrabadi CommunityDallas, TX [Hydrabab Socity of N. Dallas]$20
Aug 29American Federation of Indian Muslim FederationBoston, MA$50
Sept 24Association of Hispanic Municipal OfficialsSan Antonio, TX
Oct 9-10Richmond Folk FestivalRichmond, VATBD
Oct 11Creative AllianceBaltimore, MDTBD
Oct 12Patterson High SchoolBaltimore, MD
Oct 16Colgate UniversityHamilton, NY
Oct 17Flushing HallNew York, NYTBD
Oct 18Painted BridePhiladelphia, PATBD
Oct 19-20Lafayette CollegeEaston, PA$19
Nov 7Olin College of EngineeringBoston, MA
TBDTamburi Mundi International FestivalFreiburg, Germany
TBDPublic EventFort Lauderdale, FL


Mar 1Private EventPlano, TX
Mar 29Private EventHouston, TX
Apr 25Music Lovers Club of South JerseyMarlton, NJ [ Indian Cultural Center ]$25 – $75
Apr 26Qawwali NightSouth Brunswick Township, NJ$50
May 3Private EventSugarland, TX
May 16Private EventDallas, TX
Aug 2Private EventHouston, TX
Aug 9San Antonio Punjabi NightSan Antonio, TX [ San Antonio College ]$10 – $50
Aug 29Private EventPrinceton, NJ
Aug 30Philadelphia Ganesh FestivalChalfont, PA [ Bharatiya Temple ]Free
Aug 30Private EventFlemington, NJ
Aug 31Qawwali NightPlainfield, NJ [ Academy of Indian Music ]$50 – $75
Oct 20On Gandhi: Music to the Poetry He LovedHouston, TX [ The Menil Collection ]Free
Nov 8Qawwali NightNew York, NY [ Columbia University ]$10 – $25
Nov 9Princeton MLP’s QAWWALIPrinceton, NJ [ Princeton University ]Free
Dec 6ICMC-DFW’s Shaam-e-QawwaliAllen, TX [ Allen Library Civic Auditorium ]$20 – $30

## 2013

Jan 5Private EventHouston, TX
May 27Shifa Women Center Fundraising GalaHouston, TX [ DoubleTree Downtown ]$100
Jun 15Riyaaz Qawwali’s CD Release Party! [recap]Houston, TX [ Asia Society Texas Center ]$18 – $25
Jul 3Private EventHouston, TX
Jul 6Private EventHouston, TX
Jul 13Hindu Youth Awards 2013Houston, TX [ VPSS Temple ]Free
Jul 14Sunday Dewan – Shabad KirtanHouston, TX [ Gurdwara Sahib of SW Houston ]Free
Aug 10Private EventAustin, TX
Aug 18IMAGH’s Eid MilanHouston, TX
Sep 14International Accordion FestivalSan Antonio, TXFree
Oct 24Garrison Institute’s In The Spirit [review]New York City, NY [ The Town Hall ]$35 – $90
Oct 26Concert hosted by The Tamarind SocietyMonroe, NJ$15
Nov 9Private EventHouston, TX
Nov 23IAA’s Ishq-e-HaqiqiStafford, TX [ Stafford Center ]$15 – $40
Nov 25Department of Asian StudiesAustin, TX [ The University of Texas ]Free



Jan 1Private EventHouston, TX
Jan 28PCCs Lohri CelebrationHouston, TX$50
Mar 17South By South WestAustin, TX [ 6th Street ]Free
Apr 13Private EventHouston, TX
Apr 14Asia Society’s ‘First Look Festival’Houston, TX [ Asia Society Texas Center ]Free
Apr 15Asia Society’s ‘First Look Festival’Houston, TX [ Asia Society Texas Center ]Free
Apr 27PSA’s Basant : A Journey Through PakistanAustin, TX [ The Univeristy of Texas ]Free
May 12Private EventAustin, TX
Jun 16Private EventPanama City, Republic of Panama
Aug 25Asia Society’s ‘The Full Circle Tour’Houston, TX [ Asia Society Texas Center ]$20 / $25
Sep 12PLocating the Sacred Festival 2012 [article]New York City, NY [ Church of the Ascension ]$10 – $40
Oct 6ASA’s ‘Yom-e-Shah Wilayat Day’Houston, TX
Oct 20PSA Qawwali Night!Ithaca, NY [ Cornell University ]$3 / $5
Nov 2HSNT’s ‘Shaam-e-Hyderabad 2012’Garland, TX [ Curtis Culwell Center ]$25 / $40
Nov 3Private EventHouston, TX
Nov 9Private EventThe Woodlands, TX


Jan 1Private EventAustin, TX
Jan 22Private EventFriendswood, TX
Feb 19Private EventSeabrook, TX
Feb 26HSNT’s ‘Shaam-e-Hyderabad 2011’Garland, TX$40
Mar 4HCAH’s ‘Sham-e-Hyderabad’Houston, TX$30
Apr 2Menil Community Arts Festival [photos]Houston, TX [ Rothko Chapel ]Free
Apr 29PSA’s Basant 2011: Springs of TimeAustin, TX [ The University of Texas ]Free
May 8Houston International Festival [article]Houston, TX$12 / $18
Jun 24Private EventHouston, TX
Sep 3Private EventHouston, TX
Sep 17ICC’s Eid MilanHouston, TX [ India House ]
Oct 9International Accordion Festival [photos]San Antonio, TXFree
Dec 23Private EventAustin, TX
Dec 24Private EventHouston, TX


Jan 18Private EventHouston, TX
Feb 6HSA RetreatMexia, TX [ Fort Parker State Park ]
Apr 3PSA Show 2010Houston, TX [ Univeristy of Houston ]$7
Apr 17Qawwali & Cultural Night 2010Ithaca, NY [ Cornell University ]$12 / $15
Apr 24PAGA’s ‘A Tribute to NFAK’ [pdf article]Austin, TX [ Reagan High School ]$5
Apr 30PSA’s Basant Bahaar 2010Austin, TX [ The University of Texas]Free
May 1Milan – Indian Classical Arts ShowAustin, TX [ The University of Texas ]Free
May 28Private EventMiami, FL
May 30Private EventHouston, TX
Jun 25Private EventHouston, TX
Jul 4Private EventHouston, TX
Oct 23Houston Women for ChildrenHouston, TX$50
Riyaaz Qawwali