Bassekou Kouyate and Ngno Ba Tour

March 2014

A native of Segou in Mali, the internationally acclaimed Grammy nominated superstar, Bassekou Kouyate has taken the ngoni – the four stringed African lute and ancestor of the banjo – and exuberantly hurled it into the 21st century.

“Music that comes at you like water gushing forth from a burst dam”
***** The Independent on Sunday

Performing with his band Ngoni-ba (recently described by the Independent as the best rock’n’roll band in the world), Kouyate combines a total mastery of traditional playing techniques with an intoxicating mix of jazz, blues and rock to create high energy, jaw-dropping live shows that have to be seen to be believed. An extraordinary artist at the very top of his game – tickets on sale now.

“Truly irresistible”
Music Week

“A true innovator”
Songlines

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