Simo Lagnawi, ambassador of Gnawa culture in the UK, and the charismatic creator & leader of Gnawa Blues All Stars has appeared on BBC World service, CNN World, BBC 3, Vox Africa, and has performed at a host of festivals including Glastonbury, Secret Garden Party, Latitude and Boom Town.
Simo plays traditional Gnawa (sacred trance music from Africa Morocco) with his bands Electric Jalaba, Gnawa Griot, and Gnawa Blues Allstars. Simo continuously pushes new boundaries, fusing Gnawa with music from countries such as Gambia, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Guinea, Mali, India, Japan, Venezuela and the Caribbean. Look out for special guest musicians playing with the band!
DJ Jamie Moon plays rhythm & blues, jazz, exotica, funk, loungecore, northern soul, latin, breakbeat, electronica, house, glitch, synthpop, new wave, ska, electro swing & many more delectable morsels!
The venue is open from 10:30am, Happy Hour is 5-7pm!