Next Concerts

oct.30

Habib Koité & Bamada @ Campbell Hall UCSB - Special project MANDE SILA feat Habib Koite, Aly Keïta, Lamine Cissokho

Campbell Hall UCSB - Special project MANDE SILA feat Habib Koite, Aly Keïta, Lamine Cissokho, Santa Barbara, CA

Three standard bearers of West African musical traditions come together to celebrate Mande Sila: the way of the Mandingo empire, symbolizing languages, cultures, music, and the entire organology of West Africa. Malian guitar player Habib Koite, kora player Lamine Cissokho, and balafon master Aly Keita are linked by the same cultural heritage; a melting pot that inspires their compositions. Theyll be joined by percussionist Mama Kone.

nov.1

Habib Koité & Bamada @ Musical Instrument Museum MIM - MANDE SILA feat. Habib Koite, Aly Keïta, Lamine Cissokho

Musical Instrument Museum MIM - MANDE SILA feat. Habib Koite, Aly Keïta, Lamine Cissokho, Phoenix, AZ

Three standard bearers of West African musical traditions come together to celebrate Mande Sila: the way of the Mandingo empire, symbolizing languages, cultures, music, and the entire organology of West Africa. Malian guitar player Habib Koite, kora player Lamine Cissokho, and balafon master Aly Keita are linked by the same cultural heritage; a melting pot that inspires their compositions. Theyll be joined by percussionist Mama Kone.

nov.3

Habib Koité & Bamada @ Irvine Barclay Theatre - MANDE SILA feat. Habib Koite, Aly Keïta, Lamine Cissokho

Irvine Barclay Theatre - MANDE SILA feat. Habib Koite, Aly Keïta, Lamine Cissokho, Irvine, CA

Three standard bearers of West African musical traditions come together to celebrate Mande Sila: the way of the Mandingo empire, symbolizing languages, cultures, music, and the entire organology of West Africa. Malian guitar player Habib Koite, kora player Lamine Cissokho, and balafon master Aly Keita are linked by the same cultural heritage; a melting pot that inspires their compositions. Theyll be joined by percussionist Mama Kone.

nov.6

Habib Koité & Bamada @ Kuumbwa Jazz Center - MANDE SILA feat. Habib Koite, Aly Keïta, Lamine Cissokho

Kuumbwa Jazz Center - MANDE SILA feat. Habib Koite, Aly Keïta, Lamine Cissokho, Santa Cruz, CA

Three standard bearers of West African musical traditions come together to celebrate Mande Sila: the way of the Mandingo empire, symbolizing languages, cultures, music, and the entire organology of West Africa. Malian guitar player Habib Koite, kora player Lamine Cissokho, and balafon master Aly Keita are linked by the same cultural heritage; a melting pot that inspires their compositions. Theyll be joined by percussionist Mama Kone.