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  • blog March 10, 2017

    Premiere: New Track From Vieux Farka Touré

    You know, the Woodstock music festival got kicked out of the town of Woodstock too, so you can forgive Vieux Farka Touré for recording “The Woodstock Sessions” in Saugerties, New York—especially once you hear the song. In anticipation of an … Read more »

  • blog September 8, 2016

    Win Tickets to See Vieux Farka Touré in New York

    Vieux Farka Touré is so fleet-fingered that he never uses one note when he’s got room for six—and it seems like he can always make room. Seeing the guitarist play live, as he slips in and around the beat in … Read more »

  • blog July 17, 2015

    Vieux Farka Touré and Tamikrest at Celebrate Brooklyn!

    It was a Malian music showcase at Celebrate Brooklyn’s show at the Prospect Park Bandshell on July 16 with headliner Vieux Farka Touré and Tuareg rock band Tamikrest as the opener. Tamikrest had a hard-driving guitar and percussion-heavy sound that was warmly … Read more »

  • blog July 16, 2015

    Hear Vieux Farka Touré’s New Collaboration, “Touristes”

    If you’re an Anglophone fan of Vieux Farka Touré, and you’ve been pining to sing along but your grasp of other languages is shaky at best, this is good news: Touré has been collaborating with an American vocalist. New York-based, … Read more »

  • blog June 10, 2015

    Field Report: Festival International de Louisiane

    Afropop correspondent and photojournalist Bill Farrington attended the 28th annual Festival International de Louisiane in Lafayette in April 2015, reporting on the cultural heritage of the Acadiana region of south Louisiana that is enriched by French, African, Caribbean and Hispanic … Read more »

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