Peter Kfoury The Oud Dude Bio


Peter Kfoury is a Lebanese-American who grew up listening to Middle Eastern music. While in his teens he started playing the oud, the direct ancestor of the lute and the principle instrument in all of the countries and cultures of the Middle East. Over time, he has played not only the traditional Arabic music, but has used all of the influences of the American melting pot to develop a unique style that fuses Middle Eastern with jazz, pop and even funk! He presents a varied program with beautiful songs, original material and classics in a melodic and percussive style. His latest album is "At The Heart of Two Worlds" available on Amazon, iTunes, Spotify and 



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World Music Cafe

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Fox Music House, 4248 Dorchester Rd, No. Charleston, SC

World Music Cafe returns with our first live show since the pandemic! We have a great new, comfortable venue with plenty of free parking. Stay tuned for details, but save the date! We're excited to be back, offering live world music in an intimate, listening room setting.

Peter Kfoury with Sully Martinez

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Art of Jazz at the Gibbes Museum, 135 Meeting St, Charleston SC 29401

The Art of Jazz series blends the beauty of both the permanent and visiting Gibbes collection with the original compositions of the areas most talented composers and performers. This will be a beautiful and memorable experience in an architecturally gorgeous and historic setting. Due to social distancing concerns, seating capacity will be limited so go to today!


World Music Cafe Piccolo 2021

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Colonial Lake/Moultrie Park, Broad St., Charleston SC

Piccolo is back! This is a free, all ages outdoor show. I'll be doing a set of Middle Eastern Fusion with percussionist Pete Cortese and we'll also have Reggae with Brady Waggoner of the Dubplates! Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the music!

Peter Kfoury