Snug Harbor presents
Yusa & Mahmoud Chouki
Friday April 19th, 2024 7:30pm (Doors: 7:00pm)

Regarded as the Ambassador of 21st Century Cuban Music, Yusa is a Havana-born guitarist, bassist, vocalist, tres player, and composer. She relocated  to New Orleans in 2020 and has been spending time collaborating with many of the city’s most talented musicians. An original member of Cuban bands Interactivo and Quasi Jazz, her compositions have earned her international acclaim, and her 5 albums have won her multiple awards, including BBC World Radio.

Mahmoud “Mood” Chouki is a Moroccan master guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, composer, and educator in New Orleans. His art draws influences from around the globe. Chouki teaches music at the Lycée Français de la Nouvelle Orléans and is the music curator for the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA). In 2021, Chouki composed the soundtrack for the Sundance Award winning film, “Ma Belle, Ma Beauty.” Chouki has been awarded 2020’s “Best Emerging Artist” by OffBeat Magazine and Gambit Weekly's 2022 "Best World Music Artist'' Award.

Tonight, Yusa and Chouki join forces for a special performance.

*Presented in partnership with the CubaNOLA Arts Collective
Shows at 7:30pm & 9:30pm 
Doors at 7:00pm & 9:30pm
Restaurant is open 5pm - 11pm 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 Emailing reservations@snugjazz.com after your tickets have been purchased online. Dinner Service without Advance Concert Tickets is first-come, first-served based on availability upon arrival.

Kind Reminder:  Snug Harbor does NOT serve the full menu inside the Music Room. We do offer cheese and charcuterie tray options. In order to preserve the integrity, quiet and focus of our world class intimate concerts, only the charcuterie, cocktails and soft drinks are available for table service inside the Music Room. However, we encourage you to arrive at least 90 Minutes prior to your showtime in order to enjoy full, relaxing dinner service in the Dining Room right next door, before getting seated in the Music Room for your ticketed showtime.