The song “Samba Si Kairi” is the album’s centerpiece. “This song talks about my childhood, my parents,” Touré says. “My grandfather would sing ‘Samba Si Kairi’ to me as a child, and I would dance. Samba who never breaks, who never runs from threats, who is not afraid. This song is an homage to my grandparents.”
Twice monthly, my blog 30 Days Out spotlights upcoming music shows and events of note, shining a light into some less well-lit corners, where some fascinating artists schedule performances. I do my best to give ample advance notice so that you can adjust your budget and calendar in a way that lets you get you […]
Lake Eden Arts Festival announces a spooky, rootsy, psychedelic-laced lineup for Fall 2013 LEAF.
Malian guitarist Vieux Farka Touré‘s power trio put on a stunning show that included both African rhythms and some seriously psychedelic guitar riffs.
The Malian guitarist returns to Asheville, Sri Lankan-American songwriter Bhi Bhima opens and there’s a special ticket deal. Read on for that info.