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AfroJamm and 2ForTheRoad Productions are proud to present a live performance from the spectacular Fatoumata Diawara, as she embarks on the Bristol leg of her debut 'Fatou' album tour. Fresh from her performance at Damon Albarn's Africa Express, Fatoumata has also contributed vocals to albums by Cheikh Lo, AfroCubism and Herbie Hancock.

"Spell-weaving new voice from West Africa" MOJO

 

"...boundary-breaking stuff" Uncut

 

"...a rising new star from Mali. She has the most gorgeous voice, a fantastic sense of melody and her guitar playing fuses spare blues, folk and funk.....Go see her."
The Guardian

ON THE NIGHT:
- Fatoumata headlines a night of live entertainment which also features intimate performances from Batch Gueye Band and Kayali Roots
- Art exhibition by Baba Adesose Wallace (London)
- Merchandise stall by Open The Gate (London)
- Afro-Caribbean food served all night
- Free drink on entry before 10pm
- Poetry from Agatha Nahual
- DJ Belafonte spinning Afrobeat, Funk & Highlife until LATE
- Supporting Deki: Empowering people living in poverty to create sustainable livelihoods by providing access to microloans and training

Please come down early and enjoy what promises to be a breath-taking night of entertainment.

**Tickets are £15 + BF (in adv.) / £18.50 (on the door) and go on-sale Thursday 20th September.
Available from Bristol Ticket Shop (0870 44 44 400 / www.bristolticketshop.co.uk) and Genesis Muzik, Bristol**

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