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Snug Harbor presents
NEW YEAR'S EVE with MAHMOUD CHOUKI NEW WORLD ENSEMBLE
Sunday December 31st, 2023 8:00pm (Doors: 7:00pm )
CELEBRATE THE NEW YEAR WITH US in OUR INTIMATE LISTENING ROOM! 

Mahmoud “Mood” Chouki
 is a Moroccan master guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, composer and educator currently living and working in New Orleans. His art draws together music from around the globe, exploring how music may speak across cultural divides. 
 
In addition to training and performing with conservatories around the world, Chouki also teaches music at the Lycée Français de la Nouvelle Orléans, and is the music curator for monthly programs at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA). He composed the music score for the 2021 Sundance Award winning film, “Ma Belle, Ma Beauty,” directed by New Orleans based filmmaker, Marion Hill. Also in 2021, Chouki was awarded 2020’s “Best Emerging Artist” by OffBeat Magazine’s and most recently, Mahmoud was named New Orleans' "Best World Music Artist" at Gambit Weekly's 2022 Big Easy Music Awards. His New World Ensemble has been steadily wow'ing audiences for the past year, growing with acclaim. 
 
Fresh out of the recording studio here in New Orleans this spring, Mood recently released the first single,"Mahmoud's Blues," off his forthcoming new album, due out later this year. 
 
Tonight, Mood presents his sonic New Year's trip around the globe with his New World Ensemble, featuring: 
Mahmoud Chouki - guitar, oud 
Brad Walker - saxophone 
Khris Royal - saxophone 
Oscar Rossignoli - piano 
Lex Warshawsky - bass 
Sam Shahin - drums 

Shows at 8:00pm & 10:30pm
Doors at 7:00pm & 10:00pm 
*All seating is General Admission 


Restaurant is Open 5pm - 10pm for dinner before or after your showtime:

Advance Ticket Holders can now automatically make dinner table reservations for the Dining Room online via OpenTable.com !

Advance Ticket-Holders can also make table reservations for dinner by forwarding your E-ticket Confirmation to reservations@snugjazz.com with your dinner table request info after your tickets have been purchased online. Dinner Service without Advance Concert Tickets is first-come, first-served based on availability upon arrival. *TONIGHT, advance dinner reservations are strongly suggested. 

Kind ReminderSnug Harbor does NOT serve food inside the Music Room. Only beverage service is available inside the jazz club. However, we encourage you to arrive at least 90 Minutes ahead of your showtime to enjoy dinner in the Restaurant next door before it's time to get seated for your ticketed showtime in the jazz club.