Salif Keita + Adriano Adewale

Rock, funk and jazz with the deepest West African griot tradition

7 April 2010 / 19:30


subject to availability
 sold out

FreeStage 6-7pm Zong Zing All Stars

Malian superstar Salif Keita meshes rock, funk and jazz with the deepest West African griot tradition, creating an original yet authentic African sound. Come and groove the night away to one of the great sounds of Africa.
'The golden voice of Africa lifts the hearer as if the whole of human future depended on it.' Froots on Salif Keita

Humorous, passionate and thought-provoking Brazilian percussionist Adriano Adewaleís music evokes the spirit of carnival.  A mesmerising performance in which he plays an astounding array of percussion instruments in extraordinary and surprising ways.

'World jazz at its best. Exhilarating, uplifting, life affirming music from the planet via London.'**** on Adriano Adewale

'There are no theme-and-solos cliches, only creative originals...The vibe is exhilarating.'
Manchester Evening News**** on Adriano Adewale

Salif Keita - Tomorrow

Produced by Serious

Barbican Contemporary Music
Londonís home to the boldest new jazz, world, folk, contemporary classical, rock, pop & electronic music from across the globe.


Do Something Different: Other events on at the barbican
The World of Charles and Ray Eames
21 Oct 15 - 14 Feb 16 / Art Gallery
Information info

The Big Barbican Adventure
30 Sep 13 - 31 Dec 14 / Barbican Public Spaces
Information info

Cheek by Jowl
Measure For Measure

15 - 25 Apr 15 / Silk Street Theatre
Information info  Book tickets book