Samba Toure, Malian blues legend, guided by one of Africa’s finest composers, Ali Farke Toure, released his third album, Wande, on the Glitterbeat label (May 2018). The opening track, “Yo Pouhala” (“blah blah blah”), sung in Fulani, is an unusually sedated introduction to the album. In sympathy with its subject...
The sun is shining as people from all corners of the globe – including artists from six continents and fifty countries – come together for this year’s eclectic celebration of world music and dance culture. Families, friends and couples of all ages erect tents, blow up mattresses and boil water...
19/10/2018 7:30 am - 11:30 pm Vieux Farka Touré Subterania, London
16/11/2018 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm Tamikrest Nell’s Jazz And Blues, London West Kensington
27/06/2018 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm Kabantu + Bamako Overground Courtyard Theatre, London
Preview: Jubilee! With Kronos Quartet, Bassekou Kouyaté & AKMI Masters @ Royal Albert Hall (London; Wednesday 20th June 2018)
Let’s bring our clocks and calendar pages forward, just enough to reach the 20th of June, where, at the Royal Albert Hall, Jubilee will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Aga Khan cultural and civic commitment with an inspiring night of music. The show, produced by Serious, together with the...
11/12/2018 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm Boubacar Traoré Nell’s Jazz And Blues, London West Kensington
18/05/2018 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Kronos Quartet with Sam Green and Trio Da Kali Barbican Centre, London