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World Music Festival Chicago: Mamadou Kelly

September 14, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

From Niafunke, the heart of the Malian delta blues, guitar genius and subtle vocal stylist, Mamadou Kelly has been an integral part of two of the most famous groups in Malian music, Afel Bocoum’s Alkibar and also Ali Farka Toure’s backup band. He has played guitar and performed with these two greats on many of their tours and albums. He is the solid glue that holds the music together. Nothing short of a virtuoso on the acoustic guitar, Mamadou has an encyclopedic knowledge of the music of Mali. He represents a new sophistication in the sound of Niafunke.

Details

Date:
September 14, 2013
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Old Town School Of Folk Music
4545 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago , IL United States

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