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Simo Lagnawi & Gnawa Blues Trio

Simo 3Saturday 20th February 

Simo Lagnawi 

The UK’s leading Guembri player and Gnawa master from Morocco.

ORT Cafe
500-504 Moseley Road, Balsall Heath
Birmingham B12 9AH

8pm – entry £5

In the last year Simo Lagnawi 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.

To find out more about Simo Lagnawi please click here

 

Upcoming Events this Spring include: (please follow links for more info):

Los Musicos – Saturday 26th March

Didier Kisala – Saturday 16th April

Maya Youssef – Saturday 14th May


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