Rokia Traoré ~ Donke (Dance)

23 June 2012 / 20:30
Village Underground


Tickets:
£20

subject to availability
 sold out



Rokia Traoré presents the "rock & Mandingue" musical colours of her upcoming album, as she is joined by legendary British guitarist and producer, John Parish in a truly unmissable evening of live music.

Rokia Traoré talks to Ben Eshmade from Mali, in this excerpt from our upcoming May podcast


'As I have listened and appreciated the epic of the Mande, embroidered with beautiful melodies, I also felt the desire to learn and interpret it my way from the Mandingue epic of griots.'  Rokia Traoré

'Traoré moves through songs, adventurously blending traditional West African music and western rock.' The Independent


RSVP to this event on Facebook here!





Part of Summer Music 2012
Part of London 2012 Festival
Part of Rokia Traore: Donguili - Donke - Damou


Produced by the Barbican

Part of London 2012 Festival




Media Partner
Media Partner
Special thanks to...
Special thanks to...





 

Do Something Different: Other events on at the barbican
Battle of Ideas: Saturday ticket
17 Oct 15 / Battle of Ideas
Information info  Book tickets book


Designer Jewellers Group+
1 Nov 14 - 27 Dec 14 / Barbican Centre
Information info


Walead Beshty
9 Oct 14 - 8 Feb 15 / The Curve
Information info