Kiran Ahluwalia


Beside her reliably gorgeous ghazals, the Indo-Canadian’s fifth album, Aam Zameen: Common Ground, reaches out to the Islamic qawwali music of Pakistan with the help of a couple of North African desert blues groups. Tonight’s band includes Nitin Mitta (tabla), Nikku Nayar (bass), and Rez Abassi, a restless guitarist who adds a sci-fi dimension to whatever he plays.

Wed., Nov. 9, 7:15 p.m., 2011