Saturday 2 March 07:30pm

Innov Gnawa


6:30pm doors • 7:30pm show


National Sawdust 2018-2019 Artists-in-Residence Innov Gnawa bring traditional Moroccan gnawa music to the heart of New York City, leading audiences on a raw, hypnotic journey.

Gnawa, a traditional form of spiritual trance music, has captivated artists from Paul Bowles to Jimi Hendrix. The Grammy-nominated Innov Gnawa ensemble will offer a rare immersive gnawa ritual, steeped in mystical traditions but freshly updated for a changing world. Don’t miss your chance to lose yourself in this unique sound, played on instruments found nowhere else on earth.

This program is supported by the Fresh Sound Foundation.