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Zak at Hang Out
November 06, 2006

Back in Lebanon, I was a big fan of live bands, whether domestic or foreign. Whenever I hear some band is playing somewhere, I was sure to go. Except when it was death metal bands :P That was simply just noise. Always been a fan of how musical instruments work and love watching the musicians play. So last night we head to Hang Out to listen to Zak sing while playing his guitar. He is a talented soloist player and has a pretty good voice; the sound system installed is high quality and the voice is distributed all over the place in a non-annoying way. Among the songs he played my most favorite I should say was Zombie followed by Hotel California, with which he ended the night. He played from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Usually there would be a bigger audience but for some reason there were maximum 20 people, of which 10 were on our table. Regardless, I would recommend you to listen to him play. Not only is he talented with the guitar, at the end of the night he passes by every table, sits with the peope, and gets to know them. He usually plays every Sunday there but I think its every other Sunday now. Enjoy!!

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posted by Fonzy @ 11/06/2006 09:22:00 AM  
  • At 11/06/2006 08:32:00 AM, Blogger The Stallion said…

    Zak is an amazing guy! I went to high school with him! I don't know if he still plays at Astra or not but he used to do both Astra Lounge and Hang Out!
    Back in the day he was in a band and I think they put an album! You might want to ask him!

  • At 11/06/2006 10:11:00 AM, Blogger Fonzy said…

    I think he only plays at hangout. Well ask him about the band next time i go!

  • At 11/06/2006 03:14:00 PM, Blogger Howahkan said…

    Zak is a talented guy! We once hired him for a friend's birthday party and he literally made us all sing Hotel California when we were sitting at the dinner table

  • At 11/06/2006 03:33:00 PM, Blogger Fonzy said…

    lol... we were singing hotel california along with him too :D he is a very talented guy. wish him all the best.

  • At 11/06/2006 08:21:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    I for one know first hand of the amazing musical talent Zak posesses. He is a wonderful musician, and and even better writer. I have been in his home in the States and in Q8, and have seen him sit and play on his own or for entertainment of close friends for hours. He is very dedicated to music, as he should be. The world needs more musicians with the heart that Zak has. I wish him all of the best, and I am more than excited that people are starting to hear him for the God-given talent that he has.


  • At 11/06/2006 10:45:00 PM, Blogger Fonzy said…

    Lux. He seems to be as great a friend as he is a musician. Unfortunately, not many in Kuwait appreciate such talents, but for those that do enjoy live talented musicians, be sure he got the attention of all of them and everybody loves his style. As u said, he is dedicated to music and plays it with a passion and that alone makes u respect what he stands for. Cheers man!

  • At 11/06/2006 11:06:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

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  • At 11/06/2006 11:07:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Hangout was my first choice last summer.
    I think I have a copy of his first album. Must check.
    the stallion... I think we had friends in common.

  • At 11/07/2006 01:42:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    fuckin ooooold-ass news!

    Zak's cool and has been around for years now.

    Get with the times, maaaan!

  • At 11/07/2006 07:47:00 AM, Blogger Fonzy said…

    blue ice. its a cool place to chill in although the food isnt that great.

    anonymous. read the fuckn poooooooost maaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaan!! i never said he is new, i said i was there. dont skim through, read before u decide to share comments!!

  • At 11/07/2006 10:29:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    And he's been there for years... and we ALL know about him, and we HAVE all known about him for a loooooooong time!

    Try lookin up some new acts in town... instead of giving us regurgitated info...

  • At 11/07/2006 11:00:00 AM, Blogger Fonzy said…

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  • At 11/07/2006 12:58:00 PM, Anonymous izzi said…

    Oooh Cat Fight!

    Anonymous: Maybe you should take your inferiority complex elsewhere.

  • At 11/07/2006 01:29:00 PM, Blogger Fonzy said…

    izzi. u got my back girl ;)

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About Me: In brief, I graduated from LAU in Lebanon with a double major in Busines Computer and Banking & Finance. Worked in many pubs and night clubs as a DJ, PR, and Security Comptroller. Now I'm in Kuwait.... been here since September 2005. Im working two jobs, one in the morning and the other in the afternoon, and a third project is on the way, which will be a great hit if it works out and i sleep max 5 hours a day. Its a chilled life, mostly work, and occasional outings. In Kuwait, I use my brain cells, then go to Lebanon and burn them:D But one fact remains unchanged and will always be.... I MISS LEBANON!!!!!
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