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Vieux Farka Touré

Live with quintet

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Malian singer & guitarist Vieux Farka Touré and his quintet perform songs from his extensive catalogue as well as songs by his esteemed Father, Ali Farka Touré. 

Vieux Farka Touré has firmly cemented his name and star power alongside his esteemed father Ali Farka Touré, both in songwriting and masterful guitarwork: oscillating artfully between Malian Folk, with the unique instrumentation and style of Songhai’s deep musical tradition and the Desert Blues: which first made the Farka Touré name legend.

His six solo albums, including the critically acclaimed Mon Pays, and Les Racines – a mature, traditionalist’s record said to be 'outstanding' by The Guardian – along with his Khruangbin collaboration Ali, have propelled him to fame.

This evening brings forth the international premiere of Vieux Farka Touré's traditional acoustic quintet. It's the first time this line-up has played outside of Mali to date. Tonight he brings his own compositions to the stage as well as his father’s well loved classics.

Tagged with: Contemporary music

The end time for this concert will be added here closer to the performance date. 

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