Summer is always the most active season for African and diaspora touring artists. We’ll clue you in to what we think are the best. So wherever you are, enjoy the fun fun fun free open-air concerts at Central Park SummerStage, Celebrate Brooklyn, Nuits d’Afrique in Montreal, Concert of Colors in Detroit, Grand Performances in L.A. and more. Artists we’re looking forward to seeing perform in New York this summer include Youssou N’Dour, Toto La Momposina, Seun Kuti and Mulatu Astake. Check their websites to see if they’re coming to your town. Produced by Sean Barlow.