TIGUE and Innov Gnawa perform as part of the Third Annual Celebrity Series Stave Sessions on Friday, March 24th. TIGUE is a percussion trio using members’ conservatory training and eclectic influences to create music that sits at the intersection of contemporary music and art rock. Innov Gnawa performs Moroccan gnawa music: hypnotic Islamic liturgical chants with plucked string and percussive instrumentation. Together, they explore traditional and modern approaches to trance. Read more about the performers here: http://tiguemusic.com/tigue-innov-gnawa/
The Celebrity Series Stave Sessions is 5 nights of cross-pollinated music by brilliant contemporary musicians, with little use for labels or rules. Stave Sessions highlight contemporary musicians often early in their careers who take diverse approaches to their music, integrating musical training and non-conforming styles to deliver performances that defy standard labels. Shows take place at 160 Mass Ave., a unique and intimate venue located on the Berklee College of Music campus where floor-to-ceiling windows offer concertgoers an urban backdrop with views of the city and an upscale, cabaret vibe.
The 2017 Stave Sessions will take place March 21-25, 2017. Doors for all sessions open at 7:30 p.m. Performances will begin at 8:30 p.m. Tickets for each show are $25 / $10 student and a week-long pass is available for the first 40 tickets for $50. Student tickets are available online or at the Berklee Performance Center box office. Prices are subject to change. Tickets are on sale now at www.stavesessions.org.