Habib Koité & Bamada

Singer-Songwriter Vocal Pop African
Habib Koité & Bamada

Malian guitarist and singer Habib Koité is one of Africa’s most popular and recognized musicians.

One of the keys to his success has been his dedication to touring. True road warriors, Habib Koite & Bamada have performed more than 1500 shows since 1994 and appeared on some of the world’s most prestigious concert stages worldwide.

Habib Koité brings together different styles of Malian music and creates a new pan-Malian approach that reflects his open-minded interest in all types of music. He has gained a strong fan base by integrating the rock and folk sounds of the Western world, without watering down his cherished Malian roots.
Called "Mali's biggest pop star" by Rolling Stone (in an infamous article in which Bonnie Raitt compared Habib to Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughn), he has also received raving reviews from widely read publications such as People, Entertainment Weekly and the New York Times.


23.03.2019 BE-Antwerpen De Roma Tickets
24.03.2019 BE-Eupen Alter Schlachthof Eupen Tickets
26.03.2019 DE-Frankfurt am Main Brotfabrik Tickets
27.03.2019 DE-Freiburg im Breisgau Jazzhaus Freiburg Tickets
28.03.2019 CH-Biel Le Singe Tickets
01.04.2019 DE-München Muffathalle Tickets
02.04.2019 AT-Innsbruck Treibhaus
04.04.2019 CZ-Prag Palác Akropolis Tickets
05.04.2019 CZ-Trutnov Síň Bohuslava Martinů
06.04.2019 DE-Berlin Yaam Tickets
11.04.2019 DE-Reutlingen Franz K Tickets
12.04.2019 AT-Bludenz Remise Bludenz Tickets
13.04.2019 DE-Friedrichshafen Kulturhaus Caserne Tickets
25.07.2019 DE-Karlsruhe Kulturzentrum TOLLHAUS Tickets
27.07.2019 DE-Krün Schloss Elmau
28.07.2019 DE-Regensburg Klangfarben Festival
16.10.2019 CH-Basel Volkshaus Basel
23.10.2019 DE-Helmbrechts Bürgersaal der Stadt Helmbrechts
24.10.2019 DE-Darmstadt Centralstation
25.10.2019 DE-Friedberg (Hessen) Theater Altes Hallenbad
  • Habib Koite & Bamada - Live Africa Festival Wurzburg
    Habib Koite & Bamada - Live Africa Festival Wurzburg
  • Habib Koité - Live @ Ethno Port Festival, Poznan
    Habib Koité - Live @ Ethno Port Festival, Poznan
  • Habib Koité - Fatma - clip
    Habib Koité - Fatma - clip
  • Habib Koite à Bamako - le 4 avril 2014
    Habib Koite à Bamako - le 4 avril 2014
„His reputation as a guitar player has become almost mythical, combining rock and classical techniques with Malian tunings that make the guitar sound like a kora or ngoni."
New York Times
„Habib Koité ist ein Phänomen: Der Sänger und Gitarrist aus Mali verbindet Virtuosität mit einer weise anmutenden Form der Gelassenheit."
Stuttgarter Zeitung
Line up

Habib Koité - Lead vocal, guitar

Abdoul Wahab Berhé - Bass, kamalé ngoni

Issa Koné - Guitar, banjo, backing vocals

Charly Coulibaly - Keyboard, backing vocals

Mama Koné - Percussions, backing vocals

Mahamadou Koné - Tamani (talking drums), barra

+1-2 Crew



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Frank Abraham
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Production & PR
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