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Gnawa Diffusion performing on stage

Photo by: Banning Eyre

band members from InnoVe Gnawa

Gnawa Diffusion & InnoVe Gnawa

Thursday, July 16 at 7:30
David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, Frieda and Roy Furman Stage
FREE

7:30 – 8:00: DJ set and live video remixing by officerfishdumplings
8:00 – 8:30: InnoVe Gnawa
8:30 – 9:00: DJ set by officerfishdumplings
9:00 – 10:00: Gnawa Diffusion

Gnawa Diffusion will explore themes of globalization, exile, identity, and immigration with a socially conscious, high-energy, reggae and rock-infused style. Based out of Grenoble, France, the band is made up of Algerian immigrants and led by Amazigh Kateb, the son of one of Algeria’s most famous playwrights and novelists Yacine Kateb. The group sings in a mixture of Arabic, Tamazight, French, and English.

Comprised of artists hailing from different cities of Morocco, InnoVe Gnawa opens by celebrating the ancient spiritual music of North Africa with an innovative, hypnotic, and ecstatic take on a trance-inducing folk tradition.

Joining the two groups will be DJ officerfishdumplings (ofd), a Moroccan-American musician and multimedia artist. His latest project, remix ←→ culture, celebrates traditional musicians in harmony with technological innovation and remix art.

Listen to Gnawa Diffusion’s famous track “Sabrina

Check out InnoVe Gnawa at the Music Hall of Williamsburg


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