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Gorillaz stage historic gig in Syria – The Guardian

Arabian heights: Gorillaz stage historic gig in Syria

The biggest western act to play Damascus, Damon Albarn’s band avoid Glastonbury mistakes for a rapturous welcome

  • Stephen Starr
  • guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 27 July 2010
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    By John Wreford

    From the moment Snoop Dogg’s face appeared on two giant television screens at the back of the stage, set against the walls of the historic 11th-century Damascus Citadel, the Syrian crowd knew they were about to experience something never before seen in their country.

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