NOUR FESTIVAL OF ARTS

Event-type

MUSIC & ARTS

Date

11/25/2010 - 18:30 - 22:30

Venue

LEIGHTON HOUSE
12, HOLLAND PARK ROAD W8
London
England

Thursday Night Lates
Hassan Hajjaj presents...

An exciting festival initiative is the bringing together of some of the most inventive and experimental musical sounds of contemporary Middle Eastern and North African fusion music that can be heard in London. On October 28 and November 25, artist and curator Hassan Hajjaj invites established and up-and-coming musical talent to perform live sessions within the sumptuous interiors of Leighton House. Bring your friends, have a drink and experience world music in a unique venue.

Strictly limited capacity for these events - turn up early not to be disappointed!
Marques Toliver

Thursday October 28
6.30pm – 10.30pm
Free event, no booking required
“Seamlessly blends soul and R&B warmth with masterclass-level classical leanings and an incredible ability to craft heart-rending songs that soar and dip like melancholic birds of prey. Move over, John Legend.” THE GUARDIAN Paul Lester

http://www.myspace.com/marquestoliver

DJ for the evening will be DJ Steppers and guest playing roots reggae blues and soul funk dance jazz

http://www.myspace.com/roombuzzmusic

Simo Lagnawi and Luzmira Zerpa

Thursday November 25
6.30pm – 10.30pm
Free event, no booking required
Simo Lagnawi is one of the few masters of gnawa - the traditional, trance-like music of Morocco. For this special performance at Leighton House he fuses gnawa with traditional African rhythms.

http://www.myspace.com/simolagnawi
Luzmira Zerpa is one of the most celebrated Venezuelan artists working in the UK today. Her powerful voice and stage presence have enchanted audiences across Europe, in venues such as Chesky Krumlov Castle, London’s Barbican, the Royal Academy of Music among others. She has collaborated with some of the worlds finest musicians such as Alirio Diaz and Pavel Steidl.

http://www.myspace.com/luzmira

DJ for the evening will be U-CEF

http://www.myspace.com/ucef