Simo Lagnawi @ Bongo Go
The Old Print Works
506 Moseley Road, B12 9AH, Birmingham, United Kingdom
£10 on the door
Another unmissable non stop dance night:
Three top bands, Dj’s, bar and food. Live music starts early so don’t be late!
SIMO LAGNAWI, Gnawa master from Morroco, with his Gnawa Blues Allstars.
RAN KAN KAN, Oxford’s 20 piece Cuban Big Band
MANOS PA’ ARRIBA, Birmingham’s favourite Cumbia band
DJ El Hombre Elastico and guests
The UK’s leading Guembri player and Gnawa master from Morocco.
In the last year Simo was nominated for 2 SONGLINES awards for 2014 BEST NEWCOMER, and BEST ARTIST. His Solo Debut Album ‘Gnawa London’ released on Waulk records was featured in Songlines magazine as one of their ‘Top of the World Albums’ last September. Simo has performed at many International festivals and venues. Playing traditional Gnawa (sacred trance music from Morocco) and Gnawa Fusion with, Electric Jalaba, Gnawa Griot, and Gnawa Blues Allstars. He performs for ‘Live Music Now’ a Charity which bring exceptional music into the lives of under-priviledged people with ‘Gnawa Yinga’. Simo continuously pushes new boundaries fusing Gnawa with music from other countries.