Innov Gnawa

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Presented by Open Spaces at Starlight Theatre, Kansas City MO

Oct 14
Innov Gnawa

Hassan Ben Jaafer uses the traditional three-stringed, skin-covered guembri and leads his five-man ensemble, who respond to his calls with a chorus of layered vocals.

Formed in 2014 in New York, Innov Gnawa have become masters of Morocco’s venerable music tradition of gnawa, the spiritual songs and rhythms that trace their roots by way of northern Mali and Mauritania. Hassan Ben Jaafer, the group’s founder and musical leader, comes from a long line of gnawa masters in the city of Fez, and with the traditional three-stringed, skin-covered guembri, leads his five-man ensemble who respond to his calls with a chorus of layered vocals.


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Starlight Theatre

4600 Starlight Road, Kansas City, MO 64152

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The standard parking prices are $7 per vehicle for grass parking and $12 per vehicle for paved parking.


    • Assisted Listening System
    • Audio Description
    • Info
    • Low Vision
    • Sign Language
    • Wheelchair Access



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