A Night of Moroccan Gnawa, Sufi & Trance Music
Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 8:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
A Night of Moroccan Gnawa, Sufi & Trance Music with Yassir Chadly, Eliyahu Sills, Tim Abdellah Fuson & Bouchaib Abdelhadi
Coming together for the first time, this group of internationally acclaimed musicians will entrance the audience with the sounds of North Africa on traditional instruments including Sintir, Ney, Guimbri, Oud, Darbukkah and Bendir. Members of this collaboration include the founder of The Qadim Ensemble, El Hameedeen, and Zuwwar Ennabi Gnawa Ensemble. They have received national recognition on NPR's All Things Considered, NPR's Living on Earth, and top sales on Billboard Music charts. This group of Bay Area treasures coming together will be a fantastic evening of music not to be missed!
When & Where
La Peña is a community cultural center with a national reputation and a global vision that promotes peace, social justice and cultural understanding through the arts, education and social action.
As a welcoming gathering place, La Peña provides opportunities for artists to share diverse cultural traditions, to create and perform their work, and to support and interface with diverse social movements.
Annually, La Peña presents over 200 events with emerging and established artists; organizes an arts education program; produces new works by local artists, presents internationally and nationally renowned artists, and houses a Latin American cafe which complements the organization's mission.