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  • blog June 14, 2016

    Mamadou Kelly and Ban Kai Na: U.S. Summer Tour Announced

    The shimmering acoustic guitar and Malian rhythms of Mamadou Kelly and his band, Ban Kai Na, will be on hand as they return to the U.S. for an extensive summer tour. Once a member of Ali Farka Toure’s famed group, … Read more »

  • blog December 23, 2013

    Banning Eyre’s Top Ten for 2013

    With so much musical travel this year—Accra, Beirut, Montreal…—and so much producing around Ghana and Lebanon, I have not been as focused on current releases as usual. So I am even less inclined to call this a true “Best Of … Read more »

  • blog September 20, 2013

    Afropop’s 25th Anniversary Gala: One for the History Books!

    (Above: Georges Collinet, Sean Barlow, Bassekou Kouyate. All photographs by Jason Gardner.) A lot happened in three hours at the City Winery in New York last night, as Afropop Worldwide celebrated 25 years on the air in grand style. Five … Read more »

  • blog September 17, 2013

    Festival in the Desert Returns!

    It’s official! The 14th edition of the Festival in the Desert will be held near Timbuktu from January 9- 11, 2014. For those who haven’t followed our previous coverage, the Festival was founded in 2001 in an effort to bring … Read more »

  • blog August 12, 2013

    Afropop Worldwide 25th Anniversary Gala Concert Press Release

      AFROPOP CELEBRATES 25 YEARS ON PUBLIC RADIO WITH GALA CONCERT: GRAMMY NOMINEE BASSEKOU KOUYATE, MAMADOU KELLY, OMAR EHSAS, CONGOLESE LEGEND SAMBA MAPANGALA, AND MORE SPECIAL GUESTS  SEPT. 19TH , CITY WINERY, NEW YORK CITY HARRY BELAFONTE, HONORARY CHAIR. AFROPOP’S … Read more »

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