Preview: Vieux Farka Touré UK Tour (19th January – 5th February)

Vieux7byZebGoodell

The so-called ‘Hendrix of the Sahara’ and his trusty and distinctive guitar will extensively tour the UK in few weeks time.

Vieux Farka Touré, one of the most preeminent and renowned Malian artists, will travel up and down England and Scotland with his trio for 15 gigs in three weeks between the 19th of January and the 5th of February.

As the musician revealed us during a recent interview, Vieux won’t perform his latest music effort called Touristes, which was written and produced in conjunction with singer Julia Easterlin.

In fact, the forthcoming UK tour will work as the first moment of truth for his project-in-progress, which he will release with the help of his power-rock trio. “I have played for years very often with just a drummer and bass player and to be honest, this is sometimes my favorite way to play. This is how I will play for the tour in the UK, and this is how I wish to record my next album”.

If you want to enjoy Touré’s music in the making and be among the first witnesses and listeners of his new material, don’t miss the chance to be delighted by a contemporary guitar master.

12509359_10153613641284760_3507388771521850573_n

Content Related To This Artist

Interview: Vieux Farka Touré – “Singing About Real Life” (June 2017)

An hour before Vieux Farka Touré is due on stage at The Jazz Café during his UK tour, he generously agreed to spend fifteen minutes sharing his thoughts about his latest music. Son of Grammy award-winning Malian blues musician, Ali Farka Touré, he has also achieved the status of globally…

Artists: Vieux Farka Touré

Preview: Vieux Farka Touré @ The Jazz Cafe (London, 16th June 2017)

Hailing from a flaming country lined with sandy gold, Vieux Farka Touré is one of Mali’s most shining jewels.  He is the son of Ali Farka Touré, a highly regarded Saharan blues guitarist.  Vieux secretly followed in his father’s footsteps to become a master guitar-tickling musician acclaimed for his immense…

Artists: Vieux Farka Touré

Interview: Vieux Farka Touré (November 2015)

On the eve of his first UK tour for some time Rhythm Passport was privileged to interview one of the great ambassadors of Malian guitar, Vieux Farka Touré. Still only in his mid-thirties Vieux Farka Touré has recorded eight albums to date. His second, Fondo, propelled him to fame when…

Artists: Vieux Farka Touré



There are no comments

Add yours

Get an exclusive FREE compilation album each month compiled by us
Just sign up to our FREE monthly newsletter
Your e-mail address will not be passed on to anyone!
Never display this again