Past Performances

December 2, 2017, 8pm

Time: 8pm

Location: Aga Khan Museum

Turkwaz will be performing with our guests from our 2017 Juno nominated CD “Nazar” at the Aga Khan Museum. We look forward to collaborating again with Ernie Tollar (winds), Demetri Petsalakis (oud, lyra), Andrew Downing (cello) and Naghmeh Farahmand (percussion).

November 14, 2017, 9pm

Time: 9pm - 12am

Location: Cabaret Lion D'Or, Montréal

Soirée d’ouverture – Opening Night

Mundial #7

Doors open at 8:30pm

Come join us for a great showcase of culturally diverse music, beginning with Turkwaz at 9pm. We will be followed by Leyla McCalla, Quantum Tango, Kaia Kater and Nive & the Deer Children.


Tickets are $23.50.


La soirée est une célébration de l’énergie féminine et des genre non-binaire, avec 5 groupes avec des femmes et personnes à deux esprits venant d’à travers la planète, incluant un groupe autochtone venant d’une des plus grosses îles au monde : le Groenland (Nive & The Deer Children).

October 29, 2017

Time: Doors 6pm; show 7-10pm

Location: Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas Street West

Join us for an evening of music and dancing!


The wonderful Terri Taggart will lead an informal lesson of Greek and Macedonian dances, accompanied by Zephyr (Brenna MacCrimmon, Demetri Petsalakis, Jaash Singh).


Turkwaz will close the night with a set, beginning at 8:45 pm.


6 pm Doors open / 7 pm Dancing to live music / 7:45 pm Zephyr set / 8:45 pm Turkwaz set

August 18 to 20, 2017

Location: Owen Sound, ON

Summerfolk Festival



August 4 to 6, 2017

Location: Cambridge, ON

Mill Race Festival

July 27-30, 2017

Location: Calgary, Alberta

Calgary Folk Music Festival

July 26, 2017 7:30pm

Time: 7:30pm

Location: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, Calgary

Canada Far and Wide, Calgary Folk Music Festival Canada 150+ Concert Presentation

Turkwaz will be performing songs of Canada’s history along with Jason Collett, Basia Bulat, Cris Derksen, DJ Shub, Mélisande (électrotrad), Birds of Chicago and Barney Bentall in-the-round, each taking the lead on a few songs as the others jump in, providing support on vocals and instrumentation.


July 23, 2017, 3:00 p.m.

Time: 3pm

Location: NAC, City Room, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa, ON

Canada Scene / 2016-2017 Season




June 1,8,15,22,29, 2017

Time: 7pm

Location: Mabelle Park, Toronto, ON

Members of Turkwaz performing music at Mabelle Arts Iftar Nights in Toronto for the month of June, then celebrating Eid with a set of music on June 29, 2017.

May 27, 2017 8pm

Time: 8pm

Location: Silence Guelph, Guelph, ON

Artists as Activists: Turkwaz and Nauroz Tanya