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  • blog September 23, 2015

    Kassé Mady Diabaté Tickets and World Music Institute Giveaway

    The legendary Malian vocalist and griot Kassé Mady Diabaté recently embarked on his first-ever solo U.S. tour. Joining him on tour are Ballaké Sissoko on kora, Lansiné Kouyaté on balafon, and Badié Tounkara on ngoni. The quartet makes a stop at New … Read more »

  • blog September 16, 2015

    ¡Globalquerque! Festival Returns For 11th Year

    The 11th annual ¡Globalquerque! festival takes place in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Sept. 25-26. The spectacular lineup this year includes the legendary Malian griot Kassé Mady Diabaté, Nigerian Afrobeat pioneer Orlando Julius, Honduran Garifuna singer Aurelio Martinez, Congo-Angolan rumba, soukous and salsa singer Ricardo Lemvo … Read more »

  • review February 16, 2015

    Four From Mali

    Mali has suffered through three years of political instability and tension, with serious consequences for musicians’ livelihoods, not only in the troubled north but in the capital, Bamako. And all that comes on top of the collapse of the recorded … Read more »

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