Smart Bets: Yusif

Singer-songwriter Yusif writes pop-rockers about love and loss, but also about war (more specifically, anti-war). Because Yusif, who was born in Seattle, also grew up in Kuwait and was living in that politically-charged locale during the Gulf War. Back in the U.S., Yusif synthesized American rock music (especially Seattle grunge) into his style. His just-released self-titled album deals with the musician's multicultural background, his struggled with Kuwaiti ideals and his feelings of being an outsider in two countries. Yusif's tour beings him to Good Stuff in Marshall on Tuesday, Nov. 6. 7 p.m. http://goodstuffgrocery.com.

SHARE

Before you comment

The comments section is here to provide a platform for civil dialogue on the issues we face together as a local community. Xpress is committed to offering this platform for all voices, but when the tone of the discussion gets nasty or strays off topic, we believe many people choose not to participate. Xpress editors are determined to moderate comments to ensure a constructive interchange is maintained. All comments judged not to be in keeping with the spirit of civil discourse will be removed and repeat violators will be banned. See here for our terms of service. Thank you for being part of this effort to promote respectful discussion.

Leave a Reply

To leave a reply you may Login with your Mountain Xpress account, connect socially or enter your name and e-mail. Your e-mail address will not be published. All fields are required.