Main Stage – Monday, September 12, 2022 8:00 PM
City Winery Washington DC presents Sakali Akustik : Harun Tekin (mor ve ötesi) & Koray Candemir (Kargo) live in concert on Monday, September 12 at 8:00 PM.
Harun Tekin is a Turkish singer, musician, and poet. He is one of the founding members and the vocalist of the Turkish rock band Mor ve Ötesi. In 1990, Tekin, together with his school friend Kerem Kabadayi founded the group «Decision». Other members were Sahin Yalabik (vocals), Alper Tekin (bass guitar). When in 1991 the group moved to a rock sound, Harun started playing the guitar. Later, they were joined by Derin Esmer (guitar). After Yalabik left the group, the musicians decided to move to Turkish lyrics, and founded Mor ve Ötesi in 1995. In the new group, Tekin shared the role of soloist with Derin Esmer, but after the latter's retirement in 1999, Tekin became the only vocalist. He and Burak Güven are the main writers of the group.
Koray Candemir is a Turkish musician, songwriter, and record producer. He used to be the lead singer of the Turkish rock band Kargo. Towards the end of 2008, Koray Candemir and Serkan Celikoz decided to end their involvement with Kargo, due to artistic differences with the other members. They formed their new band maSKott and released their debut album in 2010. Besides singing, Koray also plays the guitar. In addition to his musical work, he is known for his acting and charity work. In 2007 for the first time Candemir took on the role of producer on the debut album of G.E.C.E., a Turkish Rock Band.