• Gnawa Trance Fusion & Street Rat at Brig Below

  • Sat, 04-05-2019 at 20:00
  • Brig Below
    96-98 Leith Walk
    EH6 5HB Edinburgh
Gnawa Trance Fusion & Street Rat at Brig Below - Brig Below - Edinburgh

After their last sellout performance at Brig Below, we're very happy to have G.T.F back for another great show and special guest.Omar Afif's Gnawa Trance Fusion brings Moroccan Sufi praise music to a meeting with Afro-funk and blues. The Gnawa music is a north African repertoire of ancient spiritual Gnawa-Sufi songs and rhythms.It is a well-preserved heritage ritual poetry with traditional music and dancing. The music is performed at lilas, entire communal nights of celebration dedicated to spirituality and healing, guided by a master musician. Many of the influnces that formed this music can be traced to sub-Saharan West Africa.An addictive rhythmic experience, GTF bring a roots fusion of traditional instruments( Omar Afif Lead singer and Guinbri (Bass lute) (Steve Kettley) Sax ( Andy Cooke) Baladinda and vocal(Iain Mackenchie guitar/(Ato William) Drum kitThey will be joined by special guest Davie Luhanga aka Street Rat. Davie luhanga is a Malawian born artist who lives in Edinburgh. Afro rythemic is his style, untold