Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni ba

Mali
Blues Folk African
Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni ba

Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba are one of the most interesting and most exciting acts of African music today.He is considered to be the best ngoni player in the world, revolutionizing the playing of this traditional instrument and gathering ngonis with different size and pitches in his band "Ngoni ba".

The “groovy” band with the fantastic female singer Amy Sacko, inspired the audience at festivals worldwide including major festival appearances at Glastonbury, Roskilde, Fuji Rock Festival, North Sea jazz Festival and WOMAD. The BBC chose him as “best African artist of the year” and the Independent wrote: “The best rock'n'roll band in the world" after the Prize-winner’s concert in the Royal Albert Hall in London.

Besides Ngoni ba, Bassekou Kouyate is also available for project in the field of jazz & world music.

Tourdates

16.01.2018 AU-Sydney Sydney Festival
Tickets
17.01.2018 AU-Sydney Sydney Festival
Tickets
18.01.2018 AU-Brunswick Howler
20.01.2018 AU-Meeniyan Meeniyan Town Hall
17.05.2018 BE-Roeselare Cultuurcentrum De Spil Tickets
18.05.2018 NL-Eindhoven Muziekgebouw Eindhoven Tickets
19.05.2018 NL-Groningen De Oosterpoort Tickets
20.05.2018 SE-Göteborg Göteborgs Konserthus Tickets
22.05.2018 DE-Darmstadt Centralstation Tickets
24.05.2018 BE-Leuven Cultural Center 30 CC Tickets
25.05.2018 DE-Essen Philharmonie Essen Tickets
26.05.2018 CH-Zürich Moods im Schiffbau
Videos
  • Bassekou Kouyaté & Ngoni Ba - Jama Ko (Live) - Funkhaus Europa @ Sziget 2014
    Bassekou Kouyaté & Ngoni Ba - Jama Ko (Live) - Funkhaus Europa @ Sziget 2014
  • Bassekou Kouyaté & Ngoni Ba - Siran Fen
    Bassekou Kouyaté & Ngoni Ba - Siran Fen
  • Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba - Ladon @ Royal Albert Hall
    Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba - Ladon @ Royal Albert Hall
  • Bassekou Kouyaté & Ngoni Ba - Ba Power (teaser)
    Bassekou Kouyaté & Ngoni Ba - Ba Power (teaser)
  • Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba - Full Performance (Live on KEXP)
    Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba - Full Performance (Live on KEXP)
Press
"Defiant, angry new music from Mali, by the world's greatest exponent of the ngoni, the ancient West African lute ... Magnificent. "
The Guardian
Discography
Ba Power
Ba Power
2015
Glitterbeat
Line up

Bassekou Kouyate - ngoni
Amy Sacko - vocals
Moustapha Kouyate - ngoni bass
Mahamadou Tounkara - yabara, tama
Moctar Kouyate - calebasse

Availability

Territories:

Australia, Mexico, New Zealand, North America, South America

except:

Europe

2018 June, July, August
2019 February, March
Contact
Frank Abraham
Frank Abraham
Managing Director, Booking Agent
fa@f-cat.de / +49 30 26 103 29 20
Kora Büttner
Kora Büttner
Production & PR
kora@f-cat.de / +49 30 26 103 29 31

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