San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The Fanna-Fi-Allah Sufi Qawwali Ensemble is the leading representation of this music worldwide. Through their consistent high profile appearances in both Pakistan & abroad they have captured the hearts of thousands.
The intensity of their stage performance with its smooth melodic overtures, fierce leaps of vocal passion ridding on heavy rhythmic grooves & rich vocal choruses have captivated audiences in Pakistan, India, North Africa, Thailand, Indonesia, Australia, the USA and beyond.
After another winter of Qawwali events abroad at such prominent places as the Great Pyramids of Egypt, Urs Pak Pattan ( Pakistan’s largest Qawwali event ), New Delhi ( India ) & Australia; the members of Fanna-Fi-Allah reunite in California for their 13th annual American summer tour.
Coming from the initiated lineage of iconic Qawwali great Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, this ensemble continues onward towards promoting Pakistan’s great Sufi tradition in the west.
With an all-star line up of musicians from acclaimed bands Hamsa Lila, Eliyahu & the Qadim Ensemble, Dirtwire, the Dogon Lights, and Trio Paz, BOLO makes songs to transport and inspire. Joining rhythms and instruments from many lands, with a fresh improvisational approach, BOLO's music spans worlds: entrancing sounds to move your body and uplift the soul.
$20 Adv, $25 Door
When & Where
La Peña Cultural Center