Preview: Sounds of the World presents Simo Lagnawi & Gnawa London + Gaia Mobilij @ Tramshed (London; Saturday 21st March 2020)

Square Sounds of the World Simo

Launched in September 2017 by Nepalese musician and good friend of Rhythm Passport Ganga Thapa, Sounds of the World music series has brought to Tramshed in Woolwich scents and notes from all over the world. So, we are thrilled to re-set the events in motion with a musician who has helped to bring and spread Gnawa, its imaginary and entrancing rhythms to London and the UK.

On Saturday the 21st of March, Simo Lagnawi, supported by Gnawa London and Gaia Mobilij will help us to relaunch Sounds of the World in style, letting you dance the night away and offering you an uplifting insight into the African tradition. Simo is indeed a good-and-proper Ambassador of Gnawa culture, he performed on stages like Glastonbury, Secret Garden Party, Latitude and BoomTown and his music has been featured (next to Rhythm Passport) on the CNN, BBC 3, BBC 6, Songlines and Vox Africa.


With a new album, titled Africa Soyo, just out the oven, there’s arguably no better time to discover one of the most inspired and inspirational interpreters and torchbearers of African Moroccan Gnawa music.

The event will be opened by Italian multi-instrumentalist Gaia Mobilij and her energetic and explosive cocktail of Gypsy music, Mediterranean vibes, Latin sounds from Mexico and Colombia and Hindustani classical music from India.

 

TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE

Photo ©: Hassan Hajjaj

Content Related To These Artists

Bandcamp’s Fundraiser Special (Friday 20th March 2020)

It doesn’t happen everyday that online music platforms champion the cause of musicians, but Bandcamp has showed us, more than once, to be different from the vast majority of music platforms. Today (until 11.59PM Pacific Time), to support all the artists affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Oakland-based company will…

Artists: Cheb Runner , DJ Doraemon , Hailu Mergia , Hamish Napier , Irreversible Entanglements , Jeich Ould Badou , Let Drum Beat , Lina Raul Referee , Raül Refree , Simo Lagnawi , Simo Lagnawi & Gnawa London , Son Rompe Pera , Spoek Mathambo , The Sorcerers , Tino Contreras

London Gig Guide (March 2020)

At times, we are the first to lose track of how many exciting music events happen in London each month, so we have decided to offer you some sort of “public musical service”, meant for all the locals and passers-by, with the aim of suggesting where to listen to some…

Artists: 3ma , Afrikan Boy , Ballake Sissoko , Driss El Maloumi , Gaia Mobilij , Hot 8 Brass Band , Irreversible Entanglements , Kallemi , Kampire , Let Drum Beat , Melt Yourself Down , Oum , Princess Nokia , Princess Prada , Rajery , Riobamba , Saronde , Shabaka Hutchings , Simo Lagnawi , Simo Lagnawi & Gnawa London , Sudan Archives , Tarabband , Wara

London Gig Guide (June 2019)

At times, we are the first to lose track of how many exciting music events happen in London each month, so we have decided to offer you some sort of “public musical service”, meant for all the locals and passers-by, with the aim of suggesting where to listen to some…

Artists: Aar Manta , Afrikan Boy , Ayanna Witter-Johnson , Bcuc , Carleen Anderson , Dj Khalab , Femina , Guts , Isaac Birituro , Isaac Birituro & The Rail Abandon , Jambinai , Judi Jackson , Killah Priest , Kodjovi Kush & Afrospot Orchesta , Nicola Cruz , Nuri , Reginald Omas Mamode lV , Sama , Shkoon , Simo Lagnawi , Skabba , Tarantola , Tenesha The Wordsmith , Terri Walker , The Rolling Shakers , TootArd , Yolanda Brown



There are no comments

Add yours

Get an exclusive FREE compilation album each month compiled by us
Just sign up to our FREE monthly newsletter
Your e-mail address will not be passed on to anyone!
Never display this again