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Beirut is an American band which was originally the solo musical project of Santa Fe native Zach Condon, and
later expanded into a band. Beirut's music combines elements of indie-rock and world music.

Zach Condon - trumpet/flugelhorn/ukulele
Nick Petree - drums/percussion/melodica
Paul Collins - electric bass/upright bass
Kyle Resnick - trumpet
Ben Lanz - trombone/sousaphone/glockenspiel
Aaron Arntz - piano/keyboards
Name Origin:
Condon named the band after Lebanon's capital, because of the city's history of conflict and as a place where cultures collide. Beirut performed in Lebanon for the first time in 2014, at the Byblos International Festival
From: Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
Genre(s): Balkan folk, world, indie folk, electronica, baroque pop
Active From: 2006-present
Associated Acts: Alaska in Winter, A Hawk and a Hacksaw, Beirutando, Kidcrash, Kocani Orkestar, Owen Pallett, The Silent League, Sharon Van Etten
Did You Know:
• Despite their name, Beirut had never performed in Lebanon until they appeared at the Byblos International Festival in August 2014.
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