Paywand is a Hobart-based group performing Afghan house music with a clever fusion of styles based on traditional Afghani, Persian and Indian music. The members of Paywand began as young musicians in Afghanistan, creating upbeat, inspiring music and captivating audiences with a rich, cultural experience.

Paywand - named after a Persian word meaning ‘connect’ - is passionate about bringing their unique style of music to the wider community, creating connections between performer and listener and sharing their energy and joyousness with new audiences.

You can find out more about Paywand in this article on the ABC website, on their website and on Youtube.