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Concert by Majid Bekkas
Fri, October 14th, 2022 at 6:00 PM
NOMA is excited to present a concert by Majid Bekkas in the Lapis Center for the Arts on Friday, October 14, at 6 pm. A master of Gnawa music in Morocco, Bekkas has performed worldwide with different jazz fusion bands and played with Archie Shepp, Pharoah Sanders, and Joachim Kuhn, among many other musicians.
Bekkas has released more than 20 albums, including Makemba, which was released in 2010 and selected by Songlines magazine as the best Gnawa fusion album of the year.
Doors open at 5:30 pm. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first serve basis. Cash bar available from Café NOMA.
General admission is $25 | $15 for NOMA members
Education and outreach initiatives at NOMA are supported in part by The Gayle and Tom Benson Foundation; the Lois and Lloyd Hawkins Jr. Foundation; The Helis Foundation; The City of New Orleans; First Horizon; Janice Parmelee and Bill Hammack; Sara and David Kelso; Patrick F. Taylor Foundation; The RosaMary Foundation; The Azby Fund; the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation & Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts, a Federal agency; The Collins C. Diboll Private Foundation; Burkenroad Foundation; Marian Dreux Van Horn Education Endowment; the Howard Foundation; Karen and Henry Coaxum; The Bruce J. Heim Foundation; and Laitram.
This performance is supported by Hart Productions and Royal Air Maroc.