Born in 1978 Beirut Lebanon, Tony Elieh is a self taught musician, composer and photographer.
He is one of the pioneers of rock and experimental music in Lebanon, founding member of the first post-rock group of post-war Lebanon, Scrambled Eggs, one of Beirut’s most prolific and talented rock bands of the early 2000’s, and remained with the group from its beginnings until its demise in 2015.
He has recorded many acclaimed albums, and composed music for several movies including an award winning movie soundtrack.
At the same time, he has started developing his own sound, expanding his approach to electric bass performance, allowing him to shift from punk rock and pop rock to improvisation, jazz and experimental music.

Nowadays a member of the improvising groups Karkhana, Calamita, and Wormholes Electric, Elieh is part of the Lebanese experimental music scene where he has collaborated with Lebanese musicians such as Sharif Sehnaoui, Mazen Kerbaj, Raed Yassin, Charbel Haber, Tarek Atoui, Jad Atoui, Fadi Tabbal, Youmna Saba, Cynthia Zaven, Rabih Mroue, Jerusalem in My Heart a.o.

International collaborations include Tony Buck, Saadet Türköz, Roger Turner, JD Zazie, Chris Corsano, The EX, Elliott Sharp, Magda Mayas, Jean Francois Pauvros, Hassan Khan, Mike Cooper, Michael Zerang, Jean Marc Montera, Sam Shalabi, Kayyam El Lami, Julian Santorios a.o.
Elieh has performed solo and with his own projects at renowned international festivals and venues such as the Berlinale, Ruhrtriennale, Berlin Biennale, Frankfurter Buchmesse, DAAD Mikromusik Festival Berlin, Konfrontationen, Austria, Klangspuren Festival, Austria, Le Guess Who?, Cannes Film Festival, Printemps de la Danse Arabe, Paris, Guggenheim Museum, New York, Roskilde Festival a.o.

His interdisciplinary projects are numerous. He has composed and performed music for cine-concerts, as a homage to classic renowned silent movies with live improvised music.
He has also composed and performed live music for different plays and dance performances which have toured internationally.
On January 2021, Elieh received the Weltoffenes Berlin, a one year residency supported by Akademie Der Künste.

Next Appearance:

7 October 2024 – 13 October 2024: Research Action 1 / Lille